QLife provides anonymous and free LGBTI peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships. Click for more information.
Living Proud has provided support to LGBTIQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse) people and communities in WA for over 40 years. We provide peer-support, information and resources. Living Proud is the WA partner of the QLife national LGBTIQ+ telephone and web chat peer-support and referral service. Living Proud also run health and wellbeing initiatives and community capacity building.
The Freedom Centre
Freedom Centre (FC) is here to help support young people, families and whole communities to be healthy, happy and informed about diverse sexuality, gender and sex. The Freedom Centre host drop-in sessions that are safe spaces to hang out; have fun; meet other young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer, questioning and otherwise diverse in their sex, gender or sexuality; get peer support and get any information you may need. Click for more information.
Phone: 0404 594 699
PFLAG Perth’s aims to provide families and friends with access to current and accurate information and resources to help support their LGBTI child or loved one. PFLAG Perth offers peer support through their phone line and support group meetings held every second month. The meetings provide a confidential and warm environment where people can share concerns and receive comfort and reassurance.
TransFolk of WA
TransFolk of WA is a peer support service for all transgender people and their loved ones in Western Australia. The organisation provides accessible safe spaces where members can expect dynamic peer support. TransFolk WA is run by a team of dedicated volunteers.
Umbrella Multicultural Community Care Services Inc. (Umbrella)
Phone: (08) 9275 4411
Umbrella provides culturally appropriate aged care services for seniors 65 years and over who live in the Perth metropolitan and Peel/Mandurah areas. Umbrella’s services aim to support eligible seniors from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and seniors who identify as LGBTI+, to remain living in their own homes and connected to their communities. They recognise each client’s specific needs and support workers are carefully matched with clients, acknowledging gender, language, and cultural background. Umbrella’s more than twenty social support programs are also an opportunity for seniors to connect and socialise with others who speak the same language. Click for more information.