Community Support & Resources
We have compiled some resources and contacts that we hope will support our communities. If you would like to contribute to this list please let us know via the contact page.
The “10 Questions To Ask” leaflets will help you ask service providers and health professionals the right questions as senior consumers should have the flexibility to choose their service providers. For example 10 Questions to ask Residential Care Facilities is an excellent resource when planning for the future.
A Gender Agenda works with, and on behalf of, intersex, transgender and gender diverse people, their friends, families and allies. (ACT)
ABCQueer has compiled this list of national and state-based support services relevant to LGBTQI+ people, their families and friends.
What aged care providers can do to deliver more inclusive services to LGBTI elders.
Commonwealth supported organisation. They don't provide specific support for LGBTI communities but are a helpful resource when planning for the future.
Advocacy services support the rights of anyone receiving or seeking to receive aged care services, and empower older people to make informed decisions about their care.
Community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders within NSW.
The Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS) Support Group Australia Inc. is a peer support, information and advocacy group for people affected by AIS and/or related intersex variations and variations of sex characteristics, and their families.
Wonderful resources around the LGBTI older person: Lesbians, Dementia, Trans and Gender Diverse, Carers, Cultural Safety, Aboriginal LGBTI Elders, Elder Abuse. Alice’s Garage is a national project empowering LGBTI elders, promoting healthy LGBTI ageing in Australia, a blog for LGBTI elders and projects focusing on LGBTI Ageing and Elders.
The Australian Transgender Support Association of QLD (ATSAQ) was formed in 1990, to help, advise and assist the transgender community in Queensland. It is run by transgenders for transgenders and provides emotional/moral support for people with Gender identity Disorder their families and friends.
Our mission is to support people who are attracted to more than one gender and enhance the understanding, acceptance, inclusion and celebration of bisexuality and pansexuality in Australia.
Carers Queensland is committed to providing specialised carer, aged, and disability support services.