Free counselling & support services | ACT

Sometimes it helps to talk to someone. Westlund house has a free professional counselling service for the LGBTI community.

Westland House provides a professional counselling service which can provide support on a one-to-one basis

This free service is available to the whole GLBTI community, people coming to terms with their sexuality or transgender status or people living with HIV/AIDS. The service is also available for partners, families or friends. To arrange to see a counsellor, please contact 02 6257 2855 during business hours.

Other support services

  • Gender issues
  • Professional counselling services
  • Religious and spiritual services
  • Services for people living with HIV/AIDS
  • Telephone counselling and information services
  • Other agencies

Services for GLBTI young people

  • Support services
  • Queer youth groups
  • Counselling and phone support and referral
  • Sexual assault and domestic violence support
  • Crisis accomodation and outreach services


Counselling is provided for members of the community. Regardless of religious belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances, all members of the community are welcome. Through counselling we provide assessments, support and advocacy for a range of issues such as; coming to terms with sexuality, emotional and physical health, relationships, employment, education and accommodation.  

The service is intended to be short term solution focused counselling, in general up to 9 sessions. However we will provide ongoing services to people impacted by HIV.

Counselling is available between 10am and 4pm Monday to Thursday and evening clinics are available on Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

To arrange to see a counsellor, please contact 02 6257 2855 during business hours.

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