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Change Happens Psychotherapy and Consultancy

Locations: Sydney

Clinical therapist who works with men individually, in same sex couples and in groups. Provides a space where men who are single, in a relationship, who identify as straight, gay and bisexual pan, trans or non-binary can be open to talk through their issues without judgment or embarrassment.

 Website    0407 915 076   Costs may be involved

Sydney Gay Counselling

Locations: Byron Bay

Individual and couple counselling, sexual identity support for GBTIQ. Support for gay, bisexual or transgender individuals feeling depressed and anxious because of their personal life, career or relationships, sexual orientation or gender identity. Counselling is available via Zoom online or in person at Byron Bay.

 Website   (02) 8968 9323   Free


Locations: Metropolitan Sydney - Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, Potts Point, Newtown, Redfern, Mt Druitt, Penrith, Richmond, Katoomba; Central Coast - Gosford, Wyong; Hunter New England - Cessnock, Singleton, Maitland, University of Newcastle, Islington, Newcastle West, Hamilton; Western NSW - Lithgow, Bathurst, Orange, Wellington, Dubbo, Forbes, Canowindra, Cowra, Condobolin, Coonamble, Lightning Ridge, Walgett, Brewarrina, Bourke ; Southern NSW - Young, Goulburn, Queanbeyan, Batemans Bay, Moruya, Jindabyne, Cooma, Bega; Murrumbidgee - Brungle, Wagga Wagga, Albury-Wodonga; Illawarra Shoalhaven - Wollongong, Nowra, Dapto; Mid North Coast - Forster, Taree, Port Macquarie, Kempsey, Bellingen, Coffs Harbour; Northern NSW - Grafton, Maclean, Lismore, Casino, Ballina, Byron Bay, Tweed Heads, Mullumbimby, Tenterfield, Glen Innes, Armidale, Tamworth, Moree; Far West NSW - Broken Hill, Wilcannia

ACON provides services in community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders, across Metropolitan Sydney and Regional NSW. Service for men, including free alcohol and other drugs counselling and mental health counselling. To locate ACON services in NSW, use their location map which pinpoints local sexual health clinics (orange pin), LGBTIQ+ community groups (rainbow pin), Aboriginal community health services (Aboriginal flag pin) and the services offered at ACON offices.

 Website   Free

Inner City Legal Centre Safe Relationships Project

Locations: Kings Cross

The Safe Relationships Project provides court assistance and other support for people who are gay, lesbian or bisexual; people who are transgender; and people who are intersex and are experiencing or escaping an abusive relationship. It can assist clients in accessing legal representation and to apply for apprehended domestic violence orders (ADVO) or apprehended personal violence orders (APVO) to help put an end to the violence they are experiencing.
  • Call: (02) 9332 1966
  • Location: Kings Cross Library/Neighbourhood Centre — Darlinghurst Rd, Kings Cross

 Website   (02) 9332 1966   Free

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia

Providing training and education for mental health professionals on LGBTIQ+ mental health. Mental health and suicide prevention awareness education for LGBTIQ+ people. Offering events such as webinars as well as a knowledge hub of information.

 Website   (02) 7209 6301   Free

Murwillumbah and Tweed Financial Counselling Service

Locations: Murwillumbah

The Murwillumbah HUB is a purpose-built facility housing a suite of services delivered by Murwillumbah Community Centre, including:
  • Emergency relief
  • Financial counselling and budget counselling
  • Kids caring for country Indigenous culture group, Indigenous family support, Guyahyn Indigenous playgroup
  • Youth services
  • Yoga and recreational programs, broadband for seniors,
  • Welfare support, advocacy, information and referral.
The HUB also accommodates over 30 outreach services for organisations from Lismore to Tweed Heads.

 Website   02 6672 6237   Free


QLife is a free, national, anonymous service that offers support and referral to LGBTI people, their friends and families. Online resources for community members and health professionals, include QGuides, QLives and a LGBTIQ+ referral database.
  • Qlife support is available 3.00pm – 12.00am midnight daily.
  • QLife offers support via phone 1800 184 527 and webchat:

 Website   1800 184 527   Free

The Gender Centre

Locations: Marrickville

The Gender Centre provides services and activities, to assist people with gender issues to make informed choices as well as services for partners, family members and friends. Accommodation services provide safe places for clients at risk of homelessness or facing abuse or violence.

 Website   02 9519 7599   Free


A digital information and resource platform for all trans and gender diverse people in NSW, our loved ones, allies and health providers. The site shares resources to help you advocate for yourself and the people around you, and these have been written by, and in collaboration with, trans and gender diverse people in NSW.

 Website   Free