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Support Services for LGBTI Tasmanians

Are you transgender or gender diverse, or know someone who is?

The following services and groups provide information and support for health and wellbeing.

Tasmanian Gender Service

A service for children and young people under 18, and their families, who are experiencing gender related issues.

The Tasmanian Gender Service is part of the Department of Health and can provide advice, assessment and treatment as appropriate.  Referral required.

Phone: 6166 7193

Tasmanian Gender Service website

Transgender Tasmania

A community led peer support and advocacy group for trans and gender diverse Tasmanians.

Transgender Tasmania Facebook

Trans Health Australia

A transgender advocacy and peer support network.

Trans Health Australia Facebook

Transcend

A parent led peer support network and information hub for transgender children and their families.

Gender Help for Parents Australia

The Gender Help for Parents Australia provides information for parents and carers to find help and support for their children.

Working it Out

Working it Out helps people and their families negotiate gender, sexuality and or intersex status in Tasmania.

Phone 6231 1200

Working it Out website

Sexual Health Service Tasmania

Provides information on sexuality and gender identity support to people 15 years and older who have gender concerns and queries. The Department of Health operates Sexual Health Tasmania at:

HobartLaunceston

Clinic 60
60 Collins Street
Hobart

Phone 6166 2672 or 1800 675 859

Clinic 34
34 Howick Street
Launceston

Phone: 6777 1371

Equal Opportunity Tasmania

Equal Opportunity Tasmania aims to foster a society free of discrimination, prejudice, bias and prohibited conduct by administering the Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 (Tas). Equal Opportunity provides help with making a complaint about discrimination or other unlawful conduct, and offers training, education and resources.

Phone: 1300 305 062

Equality Tasmania

Formerly TGLRG, Equality Tasmania is a community-based organisation campaigning for LGBTI human rights in Tasmania.

Equality Tasmania Facebook

Equal Together

Aims to raise awareness of human rights issues in an ethical and inclusive manner, particularly for those who are LGBTIQ.

Equal Together Facebook

Tasmania Police Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Liaison Officers

The LGBTI Liaison Officers' mission is to contribute to the creation of mutual trust between police and LGBTI people.

PFLAG Tasmania

Provides help, support and information for parents, friends and allies of LGBTIQ people in Tasmania.

PFLAG Tasmania Facebook

Minus 18

Minus 18 is a youth driven network for LGBTIQ young people.  It provides events, articles, training and resources.

Phone:  0478 098 540

Queer Youth of Tasmania

A LGBTI online social group based in Tasmania.

Queer Youth of Tasmania Facebook

QLife

QLife provides LGBTI peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.

Phone: 1800 184 527

Headspace

Headspace is a free, youth-focused health service for young people aged 12-25 who are:

  • feeling down, depressed or anxious
  • having difficulty sleeping or concentrating
  • being hurt or bullied
  • worried about drinking or drug use
  • needing sexual health help

Phone: 6231 2927

Lifeline

Lifeline provides all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Phone: 13 11 14

List of services

The list of support services listed on this webpage may be downloaded below: