1. About this service

    What is queerspace?
    queerspace provides a safe and supportive space to obtain information and support services aimed at improving mental health and wellbeing by specialist queer and queer affirmative mental health practitioners.

    What does queerspace offer?
    - Individual, couple and whole-of-family counselling
    - Relationship and parenting support services
    - Better Access counselling program
    - Youth counselling, support and groups programs
    - Group education and information community programs and;
    - Peer support and social activities

    What makes queerspace unique?
    - Qualified and experienced mental health professionals
    - Queer affirmative services by LGBTIQ and queer friendly practitioners
    - Low cost or no cost counselling based on the capacity to pay
    - Accessible and flexible services and hours
    - Sensitive to the diversity of our communities and individual’s needs, including sexual and gender
    - Evidence based approaches
    - Pathways to care through Access to Allied Psychological Therapeutic Services (ATAPS) on behalf
      of Inner North West Melbourne Medicare local (INWMML)

    Pathways to care:
    - queerspace offers a pathway to care that includes counselling for individuals and families
       experiencing, or at risk of, mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, alcohol & drug use.
    - queerspace can also offer short-term psychological counselling, in partnership with Inner North
      West Medicare Local’s (INWMML) Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) program. 
    - This program aims to address moderate mental health conditions based on a treatment plan by a
      General Practitioner (GP).


      • Service name


      • Service address

        100 Drummond Street, Carlton, Vic
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      • Phone

        9663 6733

      • Urgency levels

        Direct Help, Some Help

      • Service area


      • Service hours

        Mon to Fri 9am – 5pm, Various times - contact service directly, By appointment only - contact service directly

      • Interpreters

        Yes but requires booking in advance

      • Service type


      • Costs

        Sliding scale depending on income -

      • Disability access


    More information for service professionals

      • Participation length

        As Required

  2. Queerspace