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Safe in the South West & YUMCHA Diversity Group

Barwon

The Safe in the South West program is strengthening the capacity of South West Victorian community in supporting young people who identify same-sex attracted, sex and gender diverse.

Safe aims to improve the health and wellbeing of sexual diverse youth, and help raise awareness of diversity, and challenging attitudes of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in schools, community services and organisations, and the wider community

The project supports young LGBTIQ+ young people:

-Creating safe places for sexually diverse community to socialise and feel included and welcomed
-Delivering training and models of practice to community and health organisations to improve the health and wellbeing outcomes for sexually diverse young people and their families
-Facilitating safe spaces where diverse young people and their peers can meet regularly- offering social support and ability to increase networks in a fun and inclusive environment
-Advocate and promote needs of the LGBTIQ+ community

YOUTH DIVERSITY SOCIAL GROUPS (Warrnambool and Portland)

Social safe spaces for LGBTIQ+ young people, aged up to 25 years

Warrnambool has a weekly group called YUMCHA. Click here for more information.

Portland has a weekly group called Skittles. Click here for more information.

SUPPORT GROUP for Parents & Families with GENDER DIVERSE young people -Pop in from 5:30 First Monday of the month (except Jan)
210 Timor Street, Warrnambool

Address:

210 Timor Street, Warrnambool

Phone number:

5561 8888

Contact Email:

safe@brophy.org.au