HIV and LGBTQ+ Counselling

Service Description

Provides confidential short term counselling (up to 12 sessions) for people living with or affected by HIV and LGBTQ+ people who are ineligible for Medicare and/or are experiencing financial hardship seeking support in relation to their mental health and wellbeing. Counsellors use solutions focused models and a range of therapeutic approaches to better equip people to deal with life’s challenges. This service is not suitable for people who have suicidal thoughts or risk, people who use violence, or people with unmanaged mental illness or substance abuse.

Hours of Operation

Appointments are available Monday-Friday during business hours. There are limited appointments with volunteer counsellors available between 6pm and 7p

Accessibility

Referral System

Phone 9206 2000 and ask to speak to the intake officer OR Complete the online enquiry form at Intake Form - ACON (aconhealth.org.au)

Service Fees

People living with or affected by HIV can access this service for free. Fees for LGBTQ+ people are negotiated according to individual circumstances, and priority is given to people on low incomes or w

Organisational Information

Area Served

Sydney Metro

Parent Organisation

ACON

Other Information

Last Updated: 27 July 2021