Switchboard provides peer-driven support services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex, queer and asexual (LGBTIQA+) people, their families, allies and communities. Switchboard’s peer-led services include Rainbow Door and QLife.
Rainbow Door is a free specialist LGBTIQA+ helpline providing information, support, referral and short term case management. We support people of all ages and identities with issues including family and intimate partner violence (including elder abuse), relationships, mental health and wellbeing.
Gunditijmara Aboriginal Co-operative provides case management, advocacy and support for Aboriginal women and their children who have or are currently experiencing family violence throughout the South West region. They provide information and referrals to other services that can help where needed.
Emma House offers safety planning, crisis response and material aid, counselling and support, parenting support, information on housing options, legal and court support, and family violence education. They work with victim survivors affected by family violence through self-referral or formal referral; servicing Warrnambool and its surroundings.