Below is a list of support services and groups run by other organisations. Each group/service runs differently and is open to people of different ages, sexualities and gender identities.
It is normal to feel a little nervous if going to a group for the first time. Most people running groups will be really happy to meet with you before the group starts to welcome you, and let you know how the group operates and answer any questions. Get in touch with each service using the details provided for further information.
Queer Quest is a social drop-in for young people aged 12-17 who identify as LGBTIQA+ or as an ally of the LGBTIQA+ community. Sessions run every Wednesday 3-6pm at The Brocas, 111 Woodville Rd, St Clair, facilitated in partnership by headspace Port Adelaide and The Brocas.
Time: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: The Brocas, 111 Woodville Rd, St Clair, 5011
Phone: 8215 6340
A support group for those aged 12-25 and who identify as LGBTIQA+ or questioning. A chance to engage in creative activities and socialise with new peers from the LGBTIQA+ community.
When: Fortnightly Tuesdays
Time: 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Headspace Marion, 233 Sturt Road, Marion SA 5043
Phone: 08 8490 7700
A free information and social support service of Uniting Communities for people newly identifying as LGBTIQ or for those questioning their sexuality and gender identity. They also support their friends and families.
Moolagoo Mob & Blak Lemons is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander group which offers a social and support network for those who identify as gay, lesbian, sistergirl or brotherboy. They meet every month in a friendly, safe and confidential environment.
Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/192121764142222/
A South Australian community based organisation that provides support, education, outreach and clinical services in regard to sexual health. They offer peer based rapid HIV testing and full STI health screening. Based in Adelaide’s CBD, the space is a safe and inclusive zone for LGBTIQ community members. SAMESH provides volunteering opportunities for all men and women and youth over the age of 16 years.
The Cottage is a counselling, case work and support service for LGBTIQ community members living in Adelaide who would like support to make changes around their alcohol and/or drug use.
Where: 51 Bower St, Woodville
Phone: 7078 4128
Group that meets occasionally for social events in a welcoming space. They believe in improving social connection between young men. Group organiser also offers support and a chat on a one-to-one basis.
Where: Relationships SA in Hindmarsh
Phone: 8245 8146
A social group to explore sexual identity in a safe space. The group is primarily a friendship group with occasional activities.
Where: The Platform, Elizabeth
Phone: 8209 5750