Community Directory

Barwon Health Volunteer Program
Volunteers who identify as members of the LGBTIQ+ community are available to provide companionship and respite support. Additionally, carefully selected volunteers who identify as allies are also available to support. 
Contact Jen Walsh, LGBTIQ+ Inclusive Practice Project Officer, Palliative Care on 4215 5700

Black Rainbow
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBQTI Suicide Prevention. Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBQTI people who are homeless, leaving domestic violence relationships or the justice system. 100% Indigenous owned and operated.

Cherished Pets
Supporting you and your pet  through all life stages, including vulnerable times. A unique veterinary social enterprise supporting pets through all life stages.

GASP Geelong
City of Greater Geelong’s support service for same-sex attracted, transgender, gender diverse, and intersex young people (between 12-25).

Geelong Cats Pride Supporter Group
The Geelong Cats Pride Supporter Group is a safe, inclusive group for passionate Geelong supporters and members who identify as LGBTQI and their allies. The Pride Supporter Group provides a fun social atmosphere for Cats fans to meet and attend Cats games together.
Geelong Pride Social Group
LGBTI social group for Geelong and the surrounding areas.
Search ‘Geelong Pride Social Group’ on Facebook

Geelong Rainbow Inc.
Provision of events (incl Geelong Rainbow Festival), activities, social connection & support in the Geelong/Barwon region. Geelong Rainbow is a not-for-profit organisation committed to creating awareness, facilitating support, and enabling connection for the G21 region’s LGBTIQA+ community.

Headspace Geelong
Supports for young people (12-25) who are going through a tough time. Free and confidential service (Physical Health (including sexual health), Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs and Work and Study support.

Koorie Pride
The Koorie Pride Victoria works on empowering and giving visibility by helping to build on and cultivate social and cultural change by connecting, supporting and empowering Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities identifying LGBTIQAS&B mob living in Victoria

Meli is a Victorian not-for-profit committed to strengthening communities through supporting people. Meli offers a combination of services to support members of our community throughout their lifetime, from early childhood through to adolescence and adulthood. Services include: foster care services, kindergartens and early childhood support, family violence support, youth services, housing support, alcohol and other drug support, financial counselling, refugee and asylum seeker counselling.

Over the Rainbow Meetup Group
LGBTIQ+ Social group for Geelong, Surf Coast and Bellarine regions.

QHub Geelong
For LGBTIQA+ young people 0-25 yrs & their families in Geelong & the Surf Coast. QHub aims to create safe spaces for LGBTIQA+ young people.

QHub provide mental health and wellbeing services tailored specifically for LGBTIQA+ young people, allowing them to access welcoming and inclusive support when they need it, close to home.

Call 03 9663 6733 for more info or email

Peer based, volunteer run support service for LGBTQI people and their friends, families and allies.
1800 184 527

Thorne Harbour Health
LGBTI community health promotion, support, and services. Providing care and support for people living with HIV.

Victoria Police GLLO Team Geelong
LGBTIQ liaison officers (GLLOs) (if urgent call 000)

Wellways is a not-for-profit mental health and disability support organisation with services spanning mental health, disability and community care. Wellways can provide some LGBTIQ+ specific supports, please get in contact for more info.
Tel: 1300 111 400
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