Eastern Health is committed to being an inclusive health service. We are proud to support and provide care for the LGBTQIA+ community.  

Support is available to you from our Eastern Health LGBTQIA+ Liaison team

We can provide you with:

  • A direct contact point for the LGBTQIA+ community
  • Social, cultural and emotional support
  • Assistance during pre-admission, admission, and discharge
  • Guidance on community referrals
  • Working together with your Health Care Team
  • Assisting with feedback and complaints – We welcome feedback from LGBTQIA+ community members

Who can access this service?

  • Eastern Health patients, their families and carers can contact the service directly or be referred by a staff member

Who are we?

  • There are currently three (3) LGBTQIA+ liaisons
  • We bring lived LGBTQIA+ experience to the role

To use this service, please contact our LGBTQIA+ liaison team below:

Phone: 0403 108 237

Email: [email protected]

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm Closed: Weekends and Public Holidays

This is a free service

If it is an emergency, please phone 000

We are not a crisis service

Eastern Health Mental Health Triage Phone advise and screening assessment for all the new referrals to the service

1300 721 927

24hours /7 days a week

Q Life  Anonymous LGBTQIA+ peer support referral for people in Australia

1800 184 527 

3pm to midnight 

Webchat option available. 

Rainbow Door  A free specialist LGBTQIA+ helpline providing information, support and referral to all Victorians and their friends and families 

Call, text or email. 

1800 729 367 

[email protected]

SMS: 0480 017 246 

Queerspace Counselling, peer support groups and seminars, support services

Monday to Friday 

9:00am- 5:00pm 

(03) 9663 6733 

[email protected]