Education & Training

Established General Services

  • Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health
  • Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria (GLHV)

http://www.glhv.org.au/training

  • (in)visible – planning respectful relationships workshops and service provider training
  • Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health

http://www.mcwh.com.au/mwha.php

http://www.vtmh.org.au/education-and-training/

Multicultural Services

  • Extra English classes (Free) Run out of many public libraries

www.youcorner.net)

  • ASRC Education employment

https://www.asrc.org.au/home/our-services/how-we-help/empowerment/employment-training/

  • VET Education

http://www.education.vic.gov.au/training/learners/vet/Pages/default.aspx

Age specific

  • Rainbow Network (free) LGBTIQ youth inclusive practice training + consultation

http://www.rainbownetwork.com.au/

http://www.zbgc.com.au/transgender-gender-diverse-youth-training/

Work & Employment

Established General Services

  • Working Out LGBTI specialist employment agency

http://www.senswide.com.au/content.asp?id=26&t=workingout&cid=3

Multicultural Services

  • ASRC Employment Program (Innovation Hub) Footscray

http://www.asset.asrc.org.au/

  • ASRC Dandenong dandenong@asrc.org.au

https://www.asrc.org.au/contact/

Age Specific

  • Whitelion (12 – 25) Wyndham-Frankston-East Melbourne

http://www.whitelion.asn.au/

Legal & Finance

Established General Services

  • David Williams Fund – Positive Living Centre

http://vac.org.au/hiv-aids/financial-david-williams-fund

  • HIV/AIDS Legal Centre (HACC)

http://vac.org.au/hiv-aids/hivaids-legal-centre-halc

  • Victoria Legal Aid

https://www.legalaid.vic.gov.au/

  • Darebin Legal Service

http://www.communitylaw.org.au/clc_darebin/cb_pages/about_us.php

Multicultural/Refugee+Asylum Seeker Services

  • Anti Slavery Australia – legal representation for victims of forced trafficking + marriage

http://www.antislavery.org.au/

  • Human Rights Law program ASRC – women and LGBTI clinic

https://www.asrc.org.au/home/our-services/human-rights-law-program/

  • Refugee Legal

https://refugeelegal.org.au/

  • Women’s Health West

For women in family violence situations, can provide financial assistance

http://whwest.org.au/

Health

Established General Services

  • Equinox Gender Diverse Health Centre – clinic for trans + gender diverse clients, GP clinic, HIV testing, sexual health

https://equinox.org.au/

  • North Richmond Community Health Centre

http://nrch.com.au/

  • Northside Clinic

http://northsideclinic.net.au/

  • VAC – LGBTI Health – alcohol and drug counselling, family violence support

http://vac.org.au/lgbti-health/alcohol-and-other-drug-services-aod

Mental Health

  • Neami Western – North and Innes North are established

http://www.neaminational.org.au/

  • Headspace – counselling in the West, eligible from 12 to 25 aged

https://www.headspace.org.au/

  • Mind Equality Centre – Based North Fitzroy

https://www.mindaustralia.org.au/services/mind-victoria/mind-equality-centre-fitzroy-north

  • Queer Space – in Drummond street, Carlton

https://ds.org.au/our-services/queerspace/

  • Switchboard – phone counselling

http://www.switchboard.org.au/

  • Cohealth – counselling, refugee and asylum seeker health team, located in West and North West, eligible from 16 and above aged.

https://www.cohealth.org.au/

  • Neami Youth Residential Services, locations are Hawthorn, Noble Park, Seaford and Moorabin.

http://www.neaminational.org.au/our-services/youth-support-services

  • Tony Paynter – Facilitator, advocate, activist, ageing, LGBTIQ+, Mental Health, in Melbourne

Email: tpaynter2@gmail.com TEL: 0427 985 189

  • ASRC – Health Program ( no medicare –GPs) (Medicare – Allied health, spec) (immunisation – all members), and counselling services

https://www.asrc.org.au/home/our-services/how-we-help/justice/health/

 

  • Q Life – AOD program Merri Health in Drummond Street

https://qlife.org.au/

  • com – online and eligible from 15-25 aged.

https://au.reachout.com/

  • VAC – Fearless group for any ages, therapeutic group to look at internalised homophobia

http://vac.org.au/lgbti-health/therapeutic-groups

  • VAC – Calming and anxiety therapeutic group

http://vac.org.au/lgbti-health/therapeutic-groups

  • General counselling VAC – Victorian AIDS council- pricing is sliding scale.

http://vac.org.au/lgbti-health/counselling

  • Equinox VAC Clinic – for trans, gender diverse clients – providing GP clinic, HIV testing and sexual health

https://equinox.org.au/

  • (In)visible Drummond street services – Counsellor, included in programs, health and wellbeing focused protective factor

https://ds.org.au/

  • Prahran Mission – outminds and Rainbow connection mental health social, eligible for all ages and 18+ in 211 Chaple st, Prahran (all Melbourne Metro)

https://www.prahranmission.org.au/

  • North Richmond Community Health Centre

http://nrch.com.au/

  • Headspace (Youth)

https://headspace.org.au/young-people/

  • LGBTI – starting fine conversation in partnership with Greek and Gay Support Network (target group Greek LGBTI team and families) based in Pronia Brunswick.

 

Multicultural/Refugee+Asylum Seekers Services

  • Clinical questions – Refugee Health Fellows

Royal Children’s Hospital (children’s clinic also in Craigieburn), Royal Melbourne Hospital, Monash Medical

http://refugeehealthnetwork.org.au/engage/refugee-health-fellows/

  • Eastern Health cue cards

https://www.easternhealth.org.au/site/item/152-cue-cards-in-community-languages

Housing Basic Needs

  • VAC – positive living centre and provide feedback for HIV people

http://vac.org.au/hiv-aids/positive-living-centre

  • Front yard – Youth Services, eligibly aged from 12 to 25, located in King St, Melbourne

http://www.melbournecitymission.org.au/services/homelessness-justice/young-people-25-years/frontyard-youth-services

  • Housing/homelessness –TGV & Launch Housing Project

https://www.launchhousing.org.au/

  • Whitelion – housing support aged between 12 and 25

http://www.whitelion.asn.au/

  • Helping hands mission – Food bank with easy access in Airport West.

http://www.helpinghandsmission.org.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7&Itemid=133

  • BCV – Buddhist Council of Victoria

http://www.bcv.org.au/

  • Footscray Community Bike Shop – free bikes for refugees and asylum seekers

https://www.facebook.com/footscraycommunitybikeshed/

  • ASRC Dadenong – emergency packs, food catering, food bank referral to ASRC Footscray.

https://www.asrc.org.au/get-involved/foodandmaterialsupport/

  • LGBTI Homeless. Com

http://www.lgbtihomeless.com/

  • Unison Housing – Housing Support.

http://www.unison.org.au/

Social inclusion

Community Participation

  • Rainbow international students network

https://www.facebook.com/rainbowstudents/

  • Centre for Culture Ethnicity & Health (CEH)

https://www.ceh.org.au/

  • IPC Health – Community Participation important part of an organisation

https://www.ipchealth.com.au/get-involved/community-participation-register/

  • Victoria Police GLLO LGBTI Liaison.

http://www.police.vic.gov.au/content.asp?Document_ID=30300

  • Living Positive Victoria

http://livingpositivevictoria.org.au/

  • Muslims for progressive Values Australia (MPV) – stands for equal human rights for all and be affirming and supportive of progressive Muslims and allies.

https://www.muslimcollective.com/

  • BCV – Buddhist Council of Victoria

http://www.bcv.org.au/

  • ARCV Dandenong

https://www.asrc.org.au/

  • LGBTI – starting fine conversation in partnership with Greek and Gay Support Network (1 year project)
  • Out and About Project with Switchboard, an LGBTIQ community based elderly visiting service

http://www.switchboard.org.au/out-about/

  • Marhaba (LGBTIQ Muslims, founded by Imam Nur Warsame) – closed facebook group
  • GEIFN – Glen Eira Interfaith network – aka Global Engagement in Friendlier Neighbourhoods.

https://gleneirainterfaith.blogspot.com.au/

  • Cohealth – Footscray

https://www.cohealth.org.au/locations/footscray-78-paisley-street/

  • Outminds – Prahran Mission LGBTIQ – Social

http://www.prahranmission.org.au/

  • LGBTI member group ASRC
  • Muslims marriage equality (Facebook)- open for muslims and allies
  • (In)visible – Drummond St, community consultation around health and wellbeing.

https://ds.org.au/

 

Advocacy

  • Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health (CEH)

https://www.ceh.org.au/cultural-consultancy/

  • LGBTI Health Alliance

http://lgbtihealth.org.au/

  • AGMC – Australian GLBTI Multicultural Council

http://www.agmc.org.au/

  • GLHV

http://www.glhv.org.au/

 

  • Democracy in colour

https://democracyincolour.org/

  • AAG

https://www.aag.asn.au/

  • ASRC member network

https://www.asrc.org.au/advocacyandcampaigns/

  • Living positive Victoria & positive women

http://livingpositivevictoria.org.au/positive-speakers-bureau/

  • NAPWHA

http://napwha.org.au/about-us

  • VMIAC

https://www.vmiac.org.au/services/advocacy/

  • LGBTI- starting the conversation (target group: Greek, open age)
  • (in)visible and training development

http://www.visible.gr/en/services/training-and-development.html

  • Kaleidoscope

http://kaleidoscopetrust.com/what-we-do/advocacy/

 

 Social support

  • Red Cross – community visiting scheme. Locations: Geelong, Surf Coast, Loddon Mallee, Grampians, Bellarine, Metropolitan Melbourne.

https://www.redcross.org.au/companionship

  • Queer Department – at Melbourne Uni or Monash for students

https://umsu.unimelb.edu.au/communities/queer/

  • Out and About: Visitor by switchboard for over 60’s

http://www.switchboard.org.au/out-about/

  • TGD: TGV social media / website, phone support.
  • Greek ad Gay support network, online community/ facebook page and social events

https://www.facebook.com/greekkaigay/

  • Marhaba
  • The Institute of Many (TIM)

http://theinstituteofmany.org/

  • HIVsters

https://www.hivsters.info/

  • Planet Positive Events (LPV)

http://livingpositivevictoria.org.au/programs-and-services/groups-and-activities/planet-positive/

  • Faith Community Council of Victoria

http://www.faithvictoria.org.au/

  • GEIFN – Glen Eira interfaith network – aka Global Engagement in Friendlier Neighbourhoods

https://gleneirainterfaith.blogspot.com.au/

  • Victoria Arabic Social Services – Community Visiting Scheme, Northern Metro and over 60

http://vass.org.au/services/

  • YGender Support- TGD, from 18-25

https://www.ygender.org.au/

  • ASRC Dandenong – Music group and women dance class

https://www.asrc.org.au/2015/01/16/asrc-music-group-in-the-spotlight/

  • Drummond Street services – (In)visible project Youth Group Activities, from 12-25, practice and flexibility.

http://thedrum.ds.org.au/

  • Alphabet Soup
  • Jewish Care – Community Visiting Scheme, South Metro and over 60

http://www.jewishcare.org.au/

  • ASRC LGBTI members group

https://www.asrc.org.au/

  • VAC – young and gay peer group for guys 26 and under

http://vac.org.au/lgbti-health/peer-workshops

  • VAC – peer group, women aged 27 and over for some sex attracted men.

http://vac.org.au/lgbti-health/peer-workshops

  • VAC – peer group, Gay Asian Proud

http://vac.org.au/lgbti-health/peer-workshops

  • Minus 18- Support 14-25 LGBTIQ

https://www.minus18.org.au/

  • Rainbow Network – find a group link- all of the youth 12-25 social support groups in Victoria.

http://www.rainbownetwork.com.au/

  • Q Program – LGBTI Youth
  • Switchboard – Grampians, Barwon-South Western, Metro, Hume, aged over 60

http://www.switchboard.org.au/

  • Gay Asian Proud

http://vac.org.au/lgbti-health/peer-workshops

  • Out and About – project with Switchboard, LGBTIQ elderly visiting service.

http://www.switchboard.org.au/out-about/

  • Bridgemeals – once a month support group/ meal for LGBTI refugees or newly arrived migrants.

https://www.genderqueer.org.au/bridge-meals/

  • Latin X
  • AGMC – Australian GLBTI Multicultural council

http://www.agmc.org.au/

  • Wyndham Rainbow neighbours

https://www.facebook.com/wyndhamrainbowneighbours/

  • Helem

https://www.facebook.com/helem.melbourne/

  • Yellow kitties

http://yellowkitties.org/

  • Inclusion Melbourne (METRO) – Community visiting scheme, aged over 60

http://inclusion.melbourne/

  • Greek and Gay.

http://greekandgay.com.au/

 

Established Projects

  • End of life planning : TGV/COTA

http://www.cota.org.au/australia/news/newslist/2017/palliative-care-in-aged-care-principles.aspx

  • Homelessness/ Housing Project: TGV & Launch Housing

https://www.launchhousing.org.au/

  • LGBTI suicide prevention trial – PHN – North Western Melbourne

http://lgbtihealth.org.au/resources/national-lgbti-mental-health-suicide-prevention-strategy/

  • Intersect – Victorian Transcultural Mental Health. Project on improving cultural competency within community leaders & services providers on the experiences of CALD, interfaith LGBTI individuals.

http://www.vtmh.org.au/

  • LGBTI – starting fine conversation project in partnership with Greek and Gay Network (1 year project based at Pronia Victoria)
  • Drummond Street services: (in)visible + Queerspace & Queer Space Youth.

https://ds.org.au/our-services/queerspace/

  • Project [EMBRACE] : a report mapping service needs of LGBTI Muslims for Progressive Values Australia

https://www.projectembrace.org/

  • Sex positivity resilience and rainbow Youth (IPC Health): consultation with existing LGBTI Youth groups in the West to explore sexual Health and mental Health issues and ID strengths and then co-design of the workshop.

https://www.ipchealth.com.au/

  • QTIoP Project with Switchboard: Building equity for Queer and trans Indigenous people or people of colour.
  • Online Magazine for Multicultural LGBTIQ issues: up to 30 years of age.

http://archermagazine.com.au/

  • Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health (CEH)

https://www.ceh.org.au/

  • GEIFN – Glen Eira interfaith network – aka Global Engagement in Friendlier Neighbourhoods

https://gleneirainterfaith.blogspot.com.au/

  • Positive speakers bureau (PSB) – speaker present lived perspectives of HIV to different audiences (Living positive Victoria)

http://livingpositivevictoria.org.au/positive-speakers-bureau/

  • Optimise: run by Monash Uni, NSW uni, Latrobe Uni and Ottawa Uni and facilitated by 2 nurses and 1 GP from Co-health and Monash Health) and provide training on refugees and asylum seekers to 36 GP clinics across NSW and VIC.

http://www.med.monash.edu.au/general-practice/research/optimise/index.html

  • TGV – Justice Victoria Trans Prisoners.

http://www.transgendervictoria.com/

  • TGV – Multifaith ceremony to mark Transgender day of Remembrance
  • HIV and Ageing – VIC Perri (LPV) + Gerry O’Brien (PLC)

http://livingpositivevictoria.org.au/private-page-template-4/

  • (In)visible DSS: all regions
  • GLHV: – “nothing for them” and “ Something for them” reports

http://www.glhv.org.au/report/something-them