- Addressing the cost of living
- Quality Improvement Program
- Australian Service Excellence Standards (ASES)
- Concessions and Support Services
- Exceptional Needs Unit
- Grants for organisations
- Interpreting and Translating Centre
- LGBTIQ Inclusion
- Local Partnerships
- Metropolitan Aboriginal Youth and Family Services
- Results-Based Accountability
- STARservice Development Program
- Community Connections
Support for LGBTIQ people
You can contact the DHS Strategic Policy Unit by email to DHS.SocialInclusion@sa.gov.au
Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD)
UNIDOS by Relationships Australia
UNIDOS is a specialised service for same-sex attracted, and gender questioning people and community groups from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD).
Phone 8245 8100
Interpreting and Translating Centre, phone 131 450
Health and wellbeing
National LGBTI Health Alliance
The national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities.
Phone (02) 8568 1123
Women's Information Service
The Women's Information Service provides information to South Australian women online, over the telephone and in person. They aim to increase access to information that promotes choice and empowerment.
Phone 8303 0590
Country callers 1800 188 158
Email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rights and advocacy
Australian Human Rights Commission
An independent statutory organisation, established by an act of Federal Parliament. They protect and promote human rights in Australia and internationally.
Phone (02) 9284 9600
National Information Service, phone 1300 656 419
Health and Community Services Complaints Commissioner
Helps consumers with complaints about health or community services.
Phone 8226 8666
Country callers 1800 232 007
Play by the Rules
Making sport inclusive, safe and fair.
Anonymous and free LGBTI peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.
Phone 1800 184 527
Online chat service
Services in South Australia
SHINE SA - Sexual Health Information Networking & Education SA
Delivers sexual health and relationship wellbeing services for everyone. The Gender Wellbeing Service is a free, confidential service and safe space for people who are questioning their gender identity or identify as trans or gender diverse. This service provides psychological therapies, peer support, general information and support within the metropolitan area of Adelaide.
Phone 1300 794 584
South Australian Mobilisation and Empowerment for Sexual Health
Provides support, education and training about Sexual Health and HIV for men who have sex with men and people living with HIV, as well as services for the broader LGBTIQ community. Services include counselling, peer support and health promotion.
Phone 7099 5300
Bfriend is a unique service that has operated in SA for 25 years, and is open for all who have questions about sexuality, gender identity, and intersex variations. We offer peer support, community connections, workplace training and volunteering opportunities for the community. You don’t have to be part of the LGBTIQA+ community to contact us – we can offer support to parents, friends, workers, and more! Our services are free and confidential, and you don’t require a referral.
Phone 8202 5190
South Australian Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC SA)
Helps prevent certain kinds of discrimination based on sex, race, disability, age or various other grounds.
Phone 8207 1977
Country callers 1800 188 163
Social and culture
Australian Gay and Lesbian Archives Inc (Victoria)
Collects and preserves historically significant materials that document the lives of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgendered people in Australia.
LGBTIQ+ Youth Grants
This government funding program offers small grants to not-for-profit community and/or volunteer organisations to improve the inclusion, wellbeing and quality of life for LGBTIQ+ young South Australians.
The Pinnacle Foundation (NSW)
Educational scholarships for young adults whose gender identity, sexual orientation or sexual characteristics have prevented or hindered achievement of their career aspirations.
Phone 0411 111 154