Queerspace is a Victorian state-wide program that has been rolled out in services through partnership with Drummond Street. Queerspace provided face to face and online counselling for those seeking safe and inclusive support.
It is a specialist family counselling services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex, and queer people of all ages, their families, and communities (LGBTIQA+). Referrals are made via Drummond St.
Community members can make a referral by contacting 1800 LGBTIQ (1800 542847), 03 9663 6733 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professionals however will need to complete a referral form accessible through UMFC.
Queerspace is also available for services to seek advice or consultation as needed. To access the referral form or to seek a consult please email LGBTIQ@umfc.com.au.
Family Therapy Program
Family Therapy provides a safe environment to build stronger and more positive connections and relationships with family members and others that share a close relationship.
The Family therapy program provides families a space to explore their goals and work towards creating the changes they are seeking.
Family therapy and single session family therapy is currently a service for those already engaged within the CAFS program at UMFC. Further information is available in the information pack for families.
Families can discuss the option of making a referral to these programs with the practitioner they are working with.