Counselling and support services - mental health support 

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Queer focussed support services

Rainbow Door

A free helpline run by Switchboard Victoria which supports LGBTQA+ Victorians, their friends and family. 

Available 7 days a week between 10am- 6pm 

Phone: 1800 729 367

Text: 0480 017 246



Switchboard provides free telephone and web peer-led counselling, information and referral service through QLife. 

Phone: 1800 184 527

chat online via the QLife website 

Available between 3pm and 12 midnight every day of the week. 

Counselling services 


Low or no cost confidential counselling services to support LGBTIQ+ communities and their families. 

Phone: (03) 9663 6733 to see how they can support you. 

Thorne Harbour Health

A range of services for LGBTIQ+ including counselling, medical services, community support and more. Call their intake team to see how they can support you. 

Phone: (03) 9865 6700 or 1800 134 840 (free for country callers) 

Other services  

Men’s Referral Service - Family Violence Counselling Line
Phone: 1300 76 64 91

More mental health resources