LGBTI+ elders

You can find a range of LGBTI+ services for all ages, including elders, and resources to connect you with Yarra’s LGBTI+ elders social group.

Bent Twig Alliance (BTA) – LGBTI Elders and Allies Social group

The BTA group meets fortnightly in Collingwood.

Contact our Aged and Disability team on 9205 5555, or call the Willowview Centre on 9205 5276.  

You can also visit the Bent Twig Alliance Facebook page.

Yarra Seniors Festival 2021

Watch the recording from our LGBTQIA+ Intergenerational Conversation session.

Support for carers

Yarra City Council has been funded to provide respite care for carers who are either members of the LGBTI community or who care for someone who is.

Successful applicants for the Support for Carers Program will be eligible for up to 20 hours of respite care per year. 

Other services and activities for LGBTI+ Elders 

Switchboard (QLife) – LGBTIQ+ telephone and webchat counselling.

  • Phone: 1800 184 527
  • Text: 0480 017 246
  • Web chat

Switchboard Out and About LGBTI Community Visitors Scheme

LGBTI Elders Dance Club

LGBTIQ Carers Group

Then and Now – Older LGBT people share their stories

Rainbow Connection Community Support

Transgender Victoria (TGV)

Alice’s Garage

Matrix Guild Victoria

Bisexual Alliance

  • Phone: 0407 823 025 (James)

LGBTI elders