During COVID-19 services changed how they operated, and we tried our best to keep you up to date on that. While this list is currently not relevant, we're keeping it up as a great list of services that support LGBTIQA+ young people.
**Those listed are only services that have provided information to YPN, other services may be operating that are not listed here **
If you are a service or organisation and you'd like to be added to the list email firstname.lastname@example.org
QLife is a free, anonymous, LGBTI peer-support and referral service, operating from 3pm-midnight every day, phone 1800 184 527 or chat qlife.org.au.
Alternatively, if you require immediate assistance you can contact Lifeline on 13 11 44 or Beyond Blue on 1800 512 358 at any time.
BI+ COMMUNITY PERTH
This is intended to be a safe place for people of all genders who are not gay or straight (we use "bisexual" as an umbrella term for that) to engage in respectful discussion, connect with people, and form community. Make sure you keep an eye on our events tab for opportunities to connect in person at upcoming gatherings!
DISCHARGED groups create a space for people with personal experience of suicidal thoughts, feelings or actions, to come together and talk about suicide without being judged or put through a crisis management system.
They run a group for trans, gender diverse and gender questioning people.
You can join via free phone call.
headspace is a place where you can talk to professionals who are specially trained to help young people aged 12-25.
We can help with mental and emotional health, physical and sexual health, alcohol or drug use, and work and study support.
headspace has a number of locations throughout WA including Fremantle, Armadale, Midland, Joondalup, Margaret River, Busselton, Bunbury, Albany and more!
Each centre has their own social media so be sure to check out the one closest to you!
The WA AIDS Council is a non-government organisation committed to the HIV response in Western Australia. They provide a wide range of services, resources, and education for the prevention of HIV, sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses, and the treatment and care of people living with HIV and AIDS.
Some of these include counselling and treatment plans for people living with HIV and LGBTIQA+ people.
M Clinic is Perth’s only sexual health clinic that caters exclusively to men who have sex with men. Their services are now also available for trans and non-binary people. M Clinic is an appointment only clinic that provides free, confidential, non-judgemental STI testing & treatment.
(08) 9227 0734
RAINBOW COMMUNITY HOUSE
Rainbow Community House is a Not For Profit organisation that provides counselling for LGBTIQA+ young people aged 12-25.
Their therapists provide tailored gender affirming counselling sessions for individuals and families to improve the mental, emotional, and relational wellbeing of queer youths.
PERTH INNER CITY YOUTH SERVICE
Perth Inner City Youth Services provides a variety of resources and services to support young people that are facing or are at risk of homelessness. Some of these include:
PILLAR (a support program for 15-20 years olds with diagnosed mental health conditions).
Household Network (medium to long term support accomodation in share houses for young people aged 16 - 25 that are experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness).
Base Camp aGender (a monthly drop-in space for trans and gender diverse young people who are experiencing homelessness and disconnect from family).