Apps and websites with information support.
Ask Izzy is a website that connects people in need with housing, a meal, money help, family violence support, counselling and much more. It is free and anonymous, with over 370,000 services listed across Australia. And if you’re on the Telstra or Vodafone mobile networks, you can access Ask Izzy on your phone even if you don’t have credit or access to wifi.
BITE BACK is Black Dog Institute’s FREE, self-guided online wellbeing and resilience program for young people aged 13 – 16 years old. Evidence shows that using BITE BACK can decrease symptoms of depression and anxiety and increase wellbeing. BITE BACK uses a combination of fun, interactive activities, quizzes, animations and information across nine positive psychology domains including gratitude, optimism, flow, meaning, hope, mindfulness, character strengths, healthy lifestyle, and positive relationships.
Brimbank Youth Directory
An online guide to helpful services for young people in Brimbank and neighbouring areas. Brimbank Youth Services provides and manages this online directory.
Consent, Empowerment and Respect campaign
GenWest’s Consent, Empowerment and Respect campaign has been developed to provide young folks in Melbourne’s west with information about their sexual and reproductive health.
This campaign encourages young people to be actively involved in their sexual and reproductive health by being informed, making their own choices and taking ownership of their body, their health and their wellbeing.
The campaign has a range of different resources that are designed to communicate that sexual and reproductive health and all that comes with it, such as pleasure, periods, sex and using contraception are not things to be ashamed or embarrassed of. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
GLBTIQ Multicultural Directory
A list of online resources.
A social and emotional wellbeing self-help app for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples aged 15 years and over.
Multilingual Women’s Health Library by Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health
The MCWH Library is a specialist library of women’s health resources made for migrant and refugee communities in languages other than English or easy to read English.
The library is a welcoming place where women across Australia can connect and build life long knowledge and skills for their health and wellbeing.
A free internet and smartphone-based self-help program for people with depression, anxiety and stress. It delivers proven psychological techniques used by doctors and psychologists such as cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT).
Pride, Respect, Equality
A campaign by Respect Victoria aiming to bring awareness and educate Victorians about family violence against LGBTIQA+ people. Visit their website to access stories and free resources for both the LGBTIQA+ community and allies.
The Pronoun Lowdown: Demystifying and Celebrating Gender Diversity by Nevo Zisin
Dismantle the messy myth of gender, with this a colorful, approachable, and irreverent-AF book. This book highlights, demystifies, and celebrates the lived experience of trans and gender-nonconforming folk.
This book provides an illustrated history of how the gender binary came about, from ancient Greece to now.
Everyone deserves to have their identify affirmed by the world through which they move. This book celebrates gender-diverse identities, in all their fluid and imperfect perfection!
An internet service for young people that provides information, support and resources about mental health issues and enable them to develop resilience, increase coping skills, and facilitate help-seeking behaviour.
Shifra has been co-designed with refugee and migrant communities and organisations to help users access culturally-sensitive sexual and reproductive health information in local languages. Information is currently available in Arabic and English with more languages coming soon.
Australia’s LGBTIQA+ independent media organisation, made up of the diverse voices of the rainbow.
You can hear and see stories from the LGBTIQA+ community and our allies on JOY 94.9 Radio (FM and DAB+[trial]), online via livestream, in JOY Podcasts and on JOY TV 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.