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    A collection of important numbers and websites for those needing support.

    In Emergencies

    IF YOUR LIFE OR SOMEBODY ELSE’S IS IN DANGER:
    Call 000 (Australia) or go to your local emergency department.

    And please remember: your life is important.

    Mental Health & Crisis Lines

    1800 RESPECT
    24/7 phone and online counselling for people seeking help for domestic violence situations.
    Crisis Care
    headspace (Albany)
    Kids Helpline
    Free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5-25.
    Lifeline
    Mental Health Emergency Response Line
    Samaritans Crisis Line
    Suicide Call Back Service
    Youthline

    WA Pride Groups

    Albany Pride
    Local organisation for LGBTQIA+ people and their allies in the Albany and Great Southern region.
    Broome Pride
    Pride organisation based in Broome.
    Busselton Mardi Gras
    Busselton Pride Alliance
    First People’s Rainbow Mob WA
    First Peoples Rainbow Mob WA are a Not For Profit organisation assisting Our Indigenous LGBTI Mob with daily survival and support.
    Goldfields Pride
    LGBTIQ+ Community Care
    Northam based organisation for LGBTQIA+ people and their supporters.
    OUT South West
    Port Headland Lesbian and Gay Scene (Inc LGBTI+)
    Pride In Peel
    PrideWA
    Western Australia's premier Pride Organisation.
    Regional Rainbows Esperance
    Spectrum
    Social group for LGBTQIA+ people and their allies that are under 25 in the Albany region.

    Queer Support & Connection

    All Things Queer
    Perth's dedicated Queer talks-based program, happening Wednesdays 11am-12pm.
    Auslan for LGBTQIA in Perth
    A group for members of the LGBTQIA community in Perth who use Auslan (Australian Sign Language).
    Australian Asexuals
    Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council
    AGMC is the national peak body for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer individuals and community groups of multicultural and multifaith backgrounds.
    Bi+ Community Perth
    A Facebook group for Bi+ identified people in Perth, West Australia
    Equal Voices WA
    Equal Voices are supporting Australian churches and society in becoming fully affirming which means we acknowledge, respect, utilise and celebrate the gifts of all people, regardless of sexuality, gender identity or intersex status.
    Forcibly Displaced People Network
    Forcibly Displaced People Network (FDPN) is the first organisation in Australia to dedicate its work to the issues of LGBTIQ+ forced displacement and be driven by the lived experience of it.
    Freedom Centre
    Freedom Centre is run by young people for young people using a peer support model. Our volunteers and staff are all people who are also young and LGBTIQ+ and are trained to be able to give support and information to their peers.
    GRAI
    The GRAI (GLBT Rights in Ageing Inc) mission is to be responsive and inclusive whilst promoting and supporting quality life for older people of diverse sexualities and gender identities.
    IHRA
    Intersex Human Rights Australia
    LGBTQIA+ Disability Collective
    OUTinPERTH
    PFlag Perth/WA
    Prime Timers
    Rainbow KINection
    Sistergirls and Brotherboys
    Touchbase
    Transfolk of WA
    WA Aids Council
    Youth Pride Network

    Mental Health & Support

    ADSL
    Alcohol and Drug Support Line, offering confidential and non-judgemental telephone counselling, information and referral.
    ARBOR
    Offering free short to medium term grief-counselling, referral and peer support, including support groups for those who have lost someone to suicide.
    CAWA
    Connection and Wellbeing Australia creates safe spaces that empower community members to talk openly about suicide, mental health and wellbeing.
    Discharged
    Discharged are a lived experience organisation that specialises in peer support groups for people with personal experience of suicidal thoughts or feelings.
    Moorditj Yarning
    First Nations Mob Peer Support and outreach.
    Multicultural Futures
    Diverse culture and language support, helping migrants and refugees build meaningful lives.
    Open Arms
    Mental health and wellbeing support for current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force personnel and their families, with free and confidential counselling and support.
    QLife
    QLife provides Australia-wide anonymous, LGBTI peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about a range of issues including sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.
    SANE Australia
    National mental health charity offering phone counselling and peer-to-peer support. Phone line 8am-8pm.
    Soldiers & Sirens
    Mental Health and Suicide Prevention for police, fire, ambulance and military personnel.
    WellMob
    Social, emotional and cultural wellbeing and online resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.

    A huge gratitude and credit goes to Connection and Wellbeing Australia for compiling their list of support services.