We provide non-crisis therapeutic intervention for gender questioning, trans and gender diverse people with mild to moderate mental health concerns. The service is available for people who are 12 years old and over. To access our therapeutic interventions, a Mental Health Care Plan is required from a GP.
Our Mental Health Clinician is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and can provide support around a range of challenges that impact on mental health and wellbeing.
NOTE: Mental Health Clinician is not able to clinically diagnose gender dysphoria. Alternative referral options for this can be found on the ‘Practitioner’s List’ on the Trans Health SA website.
How to access our Psychological Therapies:
We offer a Peer Support Program for gender questioning, trans and gender diverse people including a team of volunteers with lived experience of gender diversity.
Our Peer Support team can provide information and support from a lived experience perspective for community members who are 16 years and over.
How to access our Peer Support Program:
NOTE: Our Peer Support Program does not replace therapy or counselling services.
We offer a range of community groups and community workshops for gender diverse people and their supports.
See Trans Health SA for information around community groups available.
See Gender Adventure community workshop flyer.
If you are interested in becoming a Peer Volunteer at the Gender Wellbeing Service, view the Application Form for more information and to submit an expression of interest.
We have an online enquiry service available for gender questioning, gender diverse and trans people and those who are personally and professionally supporting individuals who identify as gender diverse.
This includes general information and support and referral options and pathways and can be accessed by completing the contact form below.
Download Flyer: SHINE SA Gender Wellbeing Service Flyer
If you or another person are experiencing a mental health emergency:
Alternative Non-Crisis ‘Out of Hours’ Services
If you or another person are seeking alternative ‘out of hours’ phone support services contact:
NOTE: We make every effort to attend to referrals within 2 weeks. Please check your junk email folder if you have not received a response.