Kids Helpline – 1800 55 1800, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Free online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
Lifeline – 13 11 14, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Free online, phone or text support for those experiencing personal crisis, contemplating suicide, or caring for someone in crisis.
National support services
QLife : 1800 184 527. Free, anonymous telephone and webchat support and referral for people wanting to talk about a range of issues including sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.
Headspace : videos, resources and support for LGBTIQ young people (aged 12 to 25) and those questioning their sexuality or gender identity. Services include phone support, online support, and queer support groups.
Twenty 10 : Metro Support: 02 8594 9555; Rural freecall: 1800 65 2010. Social support, counselling, housing, legal help, mental health in Sydney for LGBTIQ young people. Services include a helpline, phone support and webchat.
The Gender Centre : provides services, resources, community groups, and activities to people with gender issues, their partners family members and friends in NSW. They are also an accommodation service.
ACON : free call: 1800 063 060. Health promotion organisation specialising in HIV prevention, HIV support and LGBTIQ health.
TransHub : ACON’s digital information and resource platform for all trans and gender diverse people in NSW, their family/friends, allies and health providers. Provides information about social, medical and legal aspects of gender affirmation, as well as health and support resources.
Trans Pride Australia : social and support groups for trans and gender diverse people and their loved ones.
Headspace : videos and resources to support LGBTIQ young people and those questioning their sexuality or gender identity.