All of us need help at different moments in our life. The following list includes services that can help you when you need.
If someone is injured or at immediate risk of hurting themselves or someone else, please call 000 immediately.
Holden Street Clinic
Phone: 4320 2114
A specialist HIV and sexual health service that provides confidential specialist medical care and counselling for individuals. Priority is given to people living with HIV, men who have sex with men, sex workers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those with symptoms of STIs (Sexually Transmissible Infection), and people injecting drugs. It promotes prevention, positive sexual health and education. Available to people 15 years and older.
Alcohol and Drug Information Service
Phone: 1800 422 599
24-hour support number.
The Alcohol and Drug Information Centres are state and territory-based services that offer information, advice, referral, intake, assessment and support 24 hours a day. They offer services for individuals, their family and friends, general practitioners, other health
professionals and business and community groups. Click Here
Rainbow Sexual, Domestic and Family Violence Helpline
Phone: 1800 497 212
For anyone from the LGBTIQ+ community whose life has been impacted by sexual domestic and/or family violence. Available 24/7. Click here.
Phone: 1800 737 732
1800 Respect is a 24 hour support and counselling service for anyone who has been impacted by sexual assault, domestic and family violence or abuse. Click here for more information about 1800 Respect. Click here.
Support for Young People
Twenty10 Support and intake line
Phone: 8594 9555
Twenty10 offers a wide range of services for young people <26 years including help with accommodation, counselling, family support services, case management, group individual support and advocacy, groups and activities, information and referrals, training and rural support.Click Here
YAAS! Young Authentic and Social!
YAAS! Fortnightly social is a safe space for LGBTQIA+ Young People and allies aged 12-17.
Click here to sign up.
Phone: 4394 9100 headspace Lake Haven
- Headspace Lake Haven (Gravity Youth Centre, 70 Chelmsford Road East) Fortnightly Wednesdays 4-6PM
- Fun Haus Factory, Gosford (124 Donnison St), Fortnightly Thursdays 4-6PM
Emergency Accommodation Services
Phone: 4325 3540
Phone: 1800 152 152
24-hour State-wide homeless support and accommodation. Click Here
eMental Health Resources
eMental Health Resources are an online, mostly free CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy) based therapy modules that can be completed at home on a mobile phone, tablet device or computer. eMental health resources are evidence based, with most reporting that 97% of users found the online modules useful and would recommend them to a friend or relative to use.
We’re here to help LGBTI people and people with HIV take control of their mental health by providing a range of counselling services and a care coordination program for people with complex needs. To learn more click here.
Say It Loud
Say it out loud- encourages people from LGBTIQ communities to start talking about our relationships. To learn more click here
Trans Pride Australia
Trans Pride Australia aims to foster a sense of belonging and empower trans and gender diverse people across Australia. To learn more click here.
If you identify as, are questioning or are interested in learning about trans and gender diversity and/or sexuality join the community to discuss all things LGBTQIA+. To learn more click here.
A digital information and resource platform for all trans and gender diverse (TGD) people in NSW, their loved ones, allies and health providers. To learn more click here.
Beyond Blue celebrates the strength, resilience and diversity of LGBTI communities. To learn more click here.