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Young People

Gender identity 

Services 

  • Headspace Wollongong supports 12-25 year olds with mental and physical health, alcohol and other drug services, work and study support  

  • TransHub is a digital information and resource platform with a wide range of information about all things trans  

  • The Gender Centre provides information, counselling, peer support, case management, education and training and accommodation support to trans and gender diverse people across NSW  

  • Twenty10 provides counselling, social support and housing and case management for LGBTIQ+ young people in NSW  

  • ACON provides outreach services, counselling, training, information and resources to people of diverse sexualities and gender and people with HIV across regional NSW. ACON’s Support Packs provide a wide range of local information and contacts 

  • ACON’s Here for Illawarra support pack 


Crisis and suicide prevention 

Health 

  • Maple Leaf House- Statewide multidisciplinary services for young people up to 25 yrs of age  

  • AusPath Provider List- find local psychologists, doctors, nurses and other health professionals  

  • I AM ME Foundation is an Australian based not for profit that provides grants to people 18+ who cannot afford or access the transitioning support that they need. The foundation is funded by donations.  

Schools 


Social support and connection 

  • Rainbow League-  LGBTIQ+ group for 15-24 year olds Monday nights 4-6pm Wollongong Youth Centre  


Safety, sex and relationships 

Advocacy 

  • Trans Pride Australia fosters belonging and empowerment amongst trans and gender diverse people through events, advocacy, online spaces and resources 

  • Trans Justice Project aims to connect, coordinate, train and build a movement standing up for justice, freedom and equality for all trans and gender diverse people 

  • Zoe Belle Gender Collective is a Victorian based advocacy organization with a focus on access to equitable and affordable health care, depathologising trans identities and bodily autonomy for trans and gender diverse people  

Young People: Services
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