WithRespect provides resources, tips and advice for LGBTIQ+ people on having and maintaining healthy relationships. We also provide support for LGBTIQ+ people of all ages and their families experiencing difficulty in their relationships, including family violence. 
Information and services for:
Contact WithRespect on 1800 LGBTIQ (1800 542 847)

Service Hours

Telecounselling and Support
  • Monday 9am – 5pm
  • Tuesday 9am – 8pm
  • Wednesday 9am - 5pm
  • Thursday 9am – 5pm
  • Friday 9am – 5pm
  • After Hours Support, Referral, and Telecounselling

    For telecounselling outside of regular service hours
  • Saturday and Sunday provided by Rainbow Door 10am - 6pm*

  • *Rainbow Door open Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Easter Sunday.

    Keeping yourself safe

    WithRespect is a free service for the LGBTIQA+ community, you do not need a referral to use this service.

    This is not an emergency response service.

    For immediate support: 

    000 - Victoria Police and Ambulance
    For immediate response

    For emergency support after hours: 

    1800 737 732 - 1800RESPECT
    Family violence and sexual assault 24 hour telephone line. 

    1800 015188 - Safe Steps
    Family Violence response service 24 hour telephone line. 

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