Community & Support
Call: 13 11 14 (24/7)
Text: 0477 13 11 14 (12pm - midnight)
Webchat: https://www.lifeline.org.au/ (7pm - midnight)
Community groups with regular meetings
Qmunity: 12-16 year old LGBTIQ+
Rainbow League: 16-25 year old LGBTIQ+
TAG: 18-25 year old TGD
Transparent: Wollongong & Nowra support groups for parents and carers
Community groups with online platforms and social events
Allsorts – Wollongong University Queer Collective.
Bisexual+ Community: Illawarra Rainbow Community - A group for bisexual+ people in the Illawarra.
Illawarra LGBTIQ+ Inclusion Network – A group of LGBTIQ+ community members, allies, local service providers, and government representatives working together for LGBTIQ+ communities of the Illawarra.
Illawarra Rainbow Community - A group for LGBTIQA+ people and allies in the Illawarra.
Men and Masc of The Illawarra Rainbow Community - A group for all male and masculine identifying folks including cis men, binary trans men, non-binary masculine people, and other people who have masculinity as part of their gender.
Queer Space - Arts and entertainment events for LGBTIQA+ people in Wollongong.
Queers Down South - A Meetup group for LGBTQIA+ folks and their allies on the South Coast.
Rainbow Families: Illawarra Rainbow Community - A group for single mothers, fathers, same-sex couples, and all those who have LGBTIQ family members and want to get to know others within the community.
Rainbow Youth Group - A group for the under 18 year old LGBTQIA+ community.
The Rainbow Underground - A group for queer arts & entertainment.
Trans and Non-binary: Illawarra Rainbow Community - A group for trans & non-binary people of the Illawarra and surrounding areas.
UNITY Illawarra and South Coast - A not-for-profit organisation commited to providing support for the LGBTIQ community and their friends.