WayOut Wodonga

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WayOut Wodonga promotes the rights, health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ+ young people in Albury Wodonga and surrounds.

 

We:

  • Support LGBTIQ+ young people, their families and carers with information, resources and connections to services
  • Run the Alphabet Crew Youth social group for LGBTIQ+ people and friends aged 12 – 18
  • Engage LGBTIQ+ people aged 18 – 25 in leadership roles and positive action through the WayOut Youth Action Group
  • Assist schools, services and community organisations with information, secondary consultations, and training
  • Advocate for systems change to make services inclusive and accessible to LGBTIQ+ people.

Alphabet crew Youth action group

Who can use this service?
Anyone wanting LGBTIQ+ youth advice, information or action can use this service.
To join the Alphabet Crew Youth Group you need to be between 12 & 18 years old.
To be a member of the Youth Action Group you need to be between 18 & 25 years old.

Cost
We are a free service

Do I need a referral?
You do not need a referral.

Contact
You can contact the WayOut Wodonga project worker on:
T: 02) 6022 8888    email us at:   

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We are located at 155 High Street, Wodonga.

You’re Welcome Here

These fabulous posters have been created by young people from the Border to challenge discrimination and help make people of all sexualities and genders feel welcome. The three winning entries from the ‘You’re Welcome Here’ competition run by WayOut Wodonga and headspace Albury Wodonga last year are sure to make an impact in schools, services and communities across the region.

Download and display our posters to take a stand against discrimination and help make LGBTIQ+ feel welcome in your school, service and community!

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Gateway Health Gender Service - Wodonga provides support, information and referral for:

  • Gender-questioning, trans and gender diverse young people ages 17 and under
  • Parents, carers and family members
  • GPs and service providers.

Services and Programs for gender diverse people are available in various areas.

Other useful programs and services:

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headspace Albury-Wodonga headspace provides services that are welcoming to LGBTIQ+ young people and their families, and responsive to their needs. Services include counselling, education, training and employment support, alcohol and drug support, and mental health services. Select here to visit the headspace Albury-Wodonga website.

 

safe schools logo1 Safe Schools Victoria supports students, families and schools to work together to tackle homophobia and transphobia in schools, and to create safer educational environments for same sex attracted and gender diverse students, teachers and families. Select here to visit the Safe Schools Victoria website.

 

QLIFETalk it Out! Qlife is Australia’s national helpline for LGBTI people, their families and friends. Qlife offers peer-led counselling by telephone and online chat every day from 3pm to midnight, and referrals for services in your local area. Telephone Qlife on 1800 184 527. Select here to visit the Qlife website.

 

 

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HEY Partners

WayOut Wodonga is a Healthy Equal Youth (HEY) partner, a Victorian Government project dedicated to improving the quality of life of same sex attracted, and sex and gender diverse young Victorians. Our partners include:


Minus18 oct logoMinus18 is Australia's largest youth led organisation for gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans youth. They provide online peer mentoring and support, resources and organise social events. Select here to visit the minus18 website.

 

Rainbow networkThe Rainbow Network empowers services to provide safer, more inclusive services for young same sex attracted, intersex, trans and gender diverse Victorians. Select here to visit the Rainbow Network website.

 

zoe belle logoZoe Belle Gender Collective's Youth Project (ZBGC) works with LGBTQI and mainstream services to improve support to young trans and gender diverse Victorians. Select here to visit the ZBGC website.

 

 GLHVglhv is an LGBTIQ+ health and wellbeing policy and resource unit. GLHV is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of LGBTI Victorians and the quality of care they receive. Select here to visit the GLHV website.

 

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 Parents of Gender Diverse Children (PGDC) was founded in 2016 by a group of mums to provide support for those who are parenting trans and gender diverse children of any age. f facebookSelect here to find them on facebook.