Our services Mental health Queer Psychosocial Outreach Program (QPOP) Youth Projects' Queer Psychosocial Outreach Program (QPOP) is an initiative aimed at providing essential support to LGBTIQA+ youth, specifically those with varying abilities such as autism, ADHD and psychosocial challenges, in Melbourne's western suburbs. The outreach team works with young, LGBTIQA+ people aged 12-25 experiencing mental health issues, neurodiversity, and psychosocial barriers in the Wyndham/Werribee area. Young people can access support for up to 6-months to overcome barriers and provide tailored support based on the outcomes, goals, and aspirations of each young person. QPOP meets you where you’re at! As outreach workers we can meet you wherever you’re most comfortable. What we do Work with young people aged 12 - 25 years for up to 26-weeks Actively listen to help you identify your goals and create an individualised mentoring and support plan. Provide coaching and counselling to support your psychological wellbeing. Link you up with the right supporting people or organisations to ensure long-term support. Treat you fairly, respectfully and with cultural sensitivity at all times. Keep you informed and involved in whatever we do for and with you in whatever way works best (phone, video calls, email or even texting! Offering links to LGBTIQA+ Safe Services 🏳️🌈 Housing Supports Family Violence Supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Supports Culturally And Linguistically Diverse Supports Alcohol and Other Drug Supports Legal assistance Referrals to employment pathway programs Re-engaging with school Social engagements ACCESS QPOP NOW! Contact us For more information on QPOP or to contact the team directly, please contact: Email the Youth Outreach team: [email protected] Call our Youth Hub at Werribee: (03) 9304 9140 Drop-in to our Youth Hub in Werribee and ask to chat to our QPOP team This is not a crisis service. If you, or someone you know, is in crisis you please contact any of these respective services. QlifeAnonymous and free LGBTIQ+ peer support and referral for people in Australia. Phone: 1800 184 527 Webchat: start chatting here This service is available 3pm - Midnight, every day. Rainbow DoorA free service of Switchboard. You can call, text or email for support. Text: 0480 017 246 Phone: 1800 729 367 Email: [email protected] QPOP is supported by the Victorian Government as part of the Department of Health's 2023-2025 Diverse Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing program.