Other Agencies & Resources

In this section Trans Health SA will post links to other agencies who may be able to offer a service specific to the Trans and Gender Diverse Community of SA as well as links to website resources and fact sheets that might be helpful.

SHINE SA – A range of services including sexual health clinics, counselling, Hyde ST medical service, Trans Wellbeing Program, Safe Schools and more!
The Trans Wellbeing section of the website has lots of links and resources listed including support for parents.

Headspace – A youth mental health service offering face to face or via their eheadspace service which offers online and telephone support.  Their Telehealth service also offers a psychiatrist specialising in gender dysphoria. They also have a good fact sheet about gender dysphoria.

Metro Youth Health –  Provides clinical health services to young people in the community aged 12 – 25 with a focus on young people under 18 years.

CAMHS – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services is a free community-based mental health service provided through SA Health’s Women’s and Children’s Health Network across metro SA. They offer both therapeutic counsellors and psychiatrists.

SAMESH –  SAMESH provides support, education and training about Sexual Health and HIV for men who have sex with men and people living with HIV, as well as services for the broader LGBTIQ community, in South Australia.

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Other Helpful Websites

For Parents:

Parents of Gender Diverse Children – Parents of Gender Diverse Children works hard to give a voice to parents and those parenting transgender and gender diverse children.

Gender Help for Parents – A website created by Australian parents who have struggled to find information about services and support for issues around their children’s gender identity.

Transcend – A parent led peer support network and information hub for transgender children and their families in Australia.