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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Support for Families and Carers


This page provides information about support services and resources for the families and carers of trans and gender diverse people, and trans and gender diverse parents.

A non-binary teenager taking a selfie with their dad and a group of trans adults
A non-binary teenager taking a selfie with their dad and a group of trans adults, photographed by AHPhotoswpg on iStock.

Information for Allies (TransHub). Information for partners, carers, families, friends and colleagues of trans and gender diverse people.


Transcend Australia. Peer navigation and peer support services, community support, education, resources and youth leadership opportunities for trans and gender diverse young people, their parents, and carers.


Transforming Families. An academic and community collaboration supporting parents of trans and gender diverse children, including research, resources, and support.


Parents of Gender Diverse Children. Peer support to people parenting trans and gender diverse children, including legal information and links to services and resources throughout Australia.


Transfamily. Peer support group for parents, siblings, extended family, and friends of trans and gender diverse people.


Rainbow Families. Support and advocacy for LGBTQ+ parents and their children.

A trans woman sitting with her son
A trans woman sitting with her son, photographed by rparobe on iStock.

Trans and Gender Diverse Parents Guide. A collection of stories from trans and gender diverse parents, their partners and children, produced by Rainbow Families.


PFLAG Australia. Peer support for families and friends of LGBTIQA+ people.


Rainbow Families Switchboard. Connects and supports LGBTIQA+ parents, coparents, carers and their families in VIC through social events, online support groups and advocacy.


Minus18. Written information and videos for parents produced by Minus18, including ‘what to do if you think your child might be LGBTIQA+’, ‘what to do when your child comes out’ and ‘how to support and celebrate your LGBTIQA+ child’.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

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