Here you’ll find many different resources to help you live; from accessible dialectic literature to emergency housing organisations. If there’s anything you think we should add to our directory, get in touch with us at!


Queer support services

Peer support service

RainbowYOUTH provides a non-urgent support service to queer people between the ages of 13 and 27. You can speak to a Rainbow peer support worker about issues affecting you by filling out the form on their website. This includes issues such as helping you access safe housing if you have become homeless.

Drop-in centre and community wardrobe

RainbowYOUTH offers drop-in centres with a community wardrobe for queer and trans people between the ages of 13 and 27.

Social groups

RainbowYOUTH offers a diverse list of social groups across Aotearoa for queer people between the ages of 13 and 27.

Online support chat

Between 3–5pm each weekday, queer people between the ages of 13 and 27 can speak to someone via live chat on the RY website.

Support service directory

This list includes queer-friendly therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists and pastors who can offer support to people of all ages.


There are a range of digital and print resources about topics such as intersex identities, trans-affirming healthcare and more.


Queer support services

Outline home

Confidential, free, all-ages support line, rainbow specialist counselling and trans peer support.

Outline resources

OutLine offers downloadable resources relating to queer mental health and support.


Queer support services

InsideOUT resources

InsideOUT has a range of downloadable resources relating to bullying and queer inclusivity in schools.

I Need Help Now

Mental health support service

A quick list of options for urgent mental health care open to all.

The Queer Collective

Queer support group

Queer Collective Facebook group

An informal social and support group for queer women and non-binary people in Aotearoa.

Tāmaki Makarau Anarchists

Anarchist organisation

TMA home

Tāmaki Makaurau Anarchists believe in and strive for a society in which people are in charge of their destinies collectively in their communities, regardless of who they are.


Advocacy, social change, and social support service

Qtopia home

Based in Ōtautahi Christchurch and working across Te Waipounamu, Qtopia specialises in social change and systems change. They work with complex contexts, reaching single-sex schools, faith-based communities, and communities affected by geographic isolation—uplifting anyone trying to make a difference for our community.


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