LGBTIQAP+ Individual Support Services

Open Doors Youth Service has youth worker, case managers and counsellors across several programs who can provide a range of support to LGBTIQ+ young people aged 12 to 24

The types of support needs we can assist with include: 

  • Experiencing homelessness or living in unstable accommodation
  • Having thoughts of suicide or have attempted suicide
  • Exploring gender and sexuality 
  • Navigating relationship
  • Accessing LGBTIQ+ inclusive healthcare
  • Having problems at school
  • Having challenges with your parents or carers
  • Help navigating your way through services, such as Centrelink or Housing
  • Struggling with your mental health
  • Accessing gender affirming health care
  • Support around your drug and alcohol use
  • Sexual health information or accessing safe and inclusive sexual health check up
  • Needing help making some tough decisions
  • Finding LGBTIQ+ information, resources, and services.

The types of individual support that Open Doors provides include:

  • Case Management 
  • Care Coordination
  • Goal Planning
  • Counselling
  • Advocacy 
  • Supported referrals 
  • Outreach support
  • Practical Support
  • Emergency relief (food, clothes, toiletries, etc)

The type of individual support that we can provide you will depend which programs eligibility criteria that you meet.

Our individual support is complemented by our psychosocial group activities.

To access any individual support provided by any of our programs, please complete our online referral form 

We can receive referrals from service providers, parents/carers, and directly from young people themselves. We do not require parental consent to provide support to a young person. 

After we receive your referral, we will be in contact with you to arrange an intake appointment where we can find out more about your support needs and discuss what we can provide to support you

Open Doors Youth Service are completely free of charge to everybody.