Support Services

A list of recommended services:


National Services


ACON is NSW's and Australia's largest community-based gay, lesbian bisexual and transgender (GLBT) health and HIV/AIDS organisation.

Email: [email protected]

Communicare Inc

Psychological Services and Domestic Violence Support

Phone: (08) 9251 5777


24 hours crisis support for anyone needing emotional support.

Phone: 13 11 14

Mindout - The National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide prevention Project

National Project dedicated to working with DSG organisations and mainstream mental health organisations to improve mental health and suicide prevention outcomes for the DSG population.

Phone: (02) 8568 1120

Email: [email protected]

National LGBTI Health Alliance

Information & Resources

Phone: (02) 8568 1123

Email: [email protected]
Organisation Intersex International Australia

Womens Domestic Violence Helpline

24 hour counselling and support service for women experiencing family and domestic violence.

Phone: (08) 9223 1188

Free call: 1800 007 339
Headspace - National Youth Mental Health Association 

Headspace helps young people who are going through a tough time.

If you're looking for someone to talk to? If you're 12-25, you can get health advice, support and information from headspace. With more than 70 centres around Australia, headspace can help you with:

  • General health
  • Mental health and counselling
  • Education, employment and other services
  • Alcohol and other drug services.
Call or check online to find your nearest Headspace Centre

Phone: 03 9027 0100 

Email: [email protected]

beyondblue Information Line - is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to increase awareness and understanding of anxiety and depression in Australia and to reduce the associated stigma.

 Phone:  1300 22 4636

Suicide Call Back Service  Phone:  1300 659 467

Mens Helplines and Services

Men’s Info Line –  


Phone:  1800 600 636
Men’s Line -  Phone: 1300 789 978
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Telephone Counselling & Information Line – Phone: 1800 18 4527

The Men’s Referral Service (MRS) provides anonymous and confidential

telephone counselling, information and referrals to men to help them take action to stop using violent and controlling behaviour.

Phone: 1300 766 491


NSW Services

Another Closet

Dedicated to violence and abuse in DSG relationships.

24/7 counselling line: 1800 656 463

Transgender Anti-Violence Project

The mission of the Transgender Anti-Violence Project is to provide education, support,

referrals and advocacy in relation to violence and oppression based on gender identity.


Phone: (02) 9569 2366 or free call 1800 069 115

Email: [email protected]
Stanford Houseprovides a safe, comfortable, restful and home-like atmosphere for people living with HIV/AIDS in need of short-term emergency and respite accommodation.

Phone: (02) 9519 5362

Fax: (02) 9519 5362

Mobile: 0438 195 362

Email: [email protected]