QLife enable their communities to work towards their own better health outcomes by providing a place to talk about mental health, relationships, body image, isolation, coming out and a whole host of other concerns.
They bring together and enhance the work of their four state-based partner agencies, based in capital cities across Australia.LGBTIQ+ Health Australia works in collaboration with four state-based partner organisations who deliver the services. Each of the partner organisations has a long history of providing counselling and support within their local LGBTI communities. The QLife partner organisations are: Diverse Voices in QLD, Living Proud in WA, Switchboard in Vic, and Twenty10 (incorporating GLCS) in NSW.
Vision and mission
The Qlife service serves to communicate to people within the LGBTI community that they are not alone, and are deserving of support and resources.
How QLife can help
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.
QLife services are free and include both telephone and webchat support, delivered by trained LGBTI community member across the country. Their services are for LGBTI individuals, their families and health professionals in Australia.
Beyond the telephone, QLife offers webchat for people who prefer online interactions or for whom the phone is impractical.
Helpline / information lines
- Call 1800 184 527 (3pm – 12am (midnight) every day)
- Chat online to QLife
- Check the website for more details