LGBTIQ+ Groups Knox

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    Knox City Council Youth Services and headspace Knox run 4 different programs for same sex attracted and gender diverse young people.


    Free 2 Be Meprovides a fun and safe space for young people aged 11-13who identify as LGBTQAI+ or are questioning, with sessions running fortnightly after school hours.

    4 Meis a support program for rainbow young people aged 14-18who live, work, study or hang out in the City of Knox. In a safe environment, young people who identify as LGBTQAI+ or are questioning will be able to explore their relationships with themselves, others and their community. It’s a fortnightly 12 week program held over 24 weeks. Young people can join during the first few weeks of the program however may need to wait for the next intake if we are too far into the modules.


    Emerge is a monthly support group for people aged 18-25 yearswho may identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, gender diverse or questioning. In a safe and supportive environment, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with others in the LGBTQAI+ community and discuss things like coming out, transitioning, sexual health as well as friends, family and relationships. Best of all, you’ll build your confidence and have fun! Young people can join at any time.




    The Rainbow Youth Action Groupis for LGBTQAI+ people aged 16-25who are keen to develop new skills and are passionate about advocacy. You’ll participate in monthly meetings, undertake training and get involved in community education activities such as fundraising and public speaking at functions and schools.


      • Service Provider

        Knox City Council Youth Services

      • Service Name

        LGBTIQ+ Groups Knox

      • Service Address

        511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South, 3152

      • Phone

        9298 8000

      • Email

        [email protected]

      • Service Area

        Maroondah,Yarra Ranges,Hills

      • Age Group

        11 - 25

      • Interpreters


      • Service Type


      • Website

      • Service For

        Same sex attracted/gender diverse young people

      • Languages (other than English)


      • Disability Access


      • Drop In Service


      • Outreach


      • Outpost


      • Costs


    More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

      • Participation Length

        6-24 months depending on the group

      • Participation Type


      • Secondary Consult


      • Staff Profile


      • Funding Limit?


      • Who Can Refer

        Self referral, parent/guardian, Other service, School

      • E-Referral Option


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