Northern Rivers - Links

 

Community groups

Tropical Fruits

Local gay and lesbian social group

Web: www.tropicalfruits.org.au

 

Byron Gay

Comprehensive local gay and lesbian website

Web: http://www.byronbaynow.com/gaybay.html

 

Australian Radical Faeries

Australian Radical Faeries - North Coast

Web: www.ozfaeries.com

 

Ozegay

Community news, personals and dating and events

Web: www.ozegay.com

 

Local partners

INTRA Drug and Alcohol Counselling

Non-government community based program funded by the Australian National Illicit Drug Strategy

Tel: (02) 6687 2835

Web: http://www.intra.org.au

The Buttery Drug Rehabilitation Centre

  • Residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre operating as a therapeutic community
  • Outpatient/outreach drug counselling and education service
  • Outreach/outpatient gambling counselling and education service

    Tel: (02) 6687 1111

    Web: www.buttery.org.au


Lismore and District Women’s Health Centre

Community based organisation that has existed for over 20 years to provide health services to women and girls from a feminist framework. It includes ACON’s Lesbian Counselling Service.

Where: 25 Uralba St, Lismore

Tel: (02) 6621 9800

Web: www.lismorewomen.org.au

 

Clinic 145

Provides a free and confidential service for all STIs and HIV/AIDS

Tel: (07) 5506 6850

Web: www.ncahs.nsw.gov.au/sexual-health/index.php?pageid=202&siteid=154

 

Clinic 229 Grafton

Provides a free and confidential service for all STIs and HIV/AIDS (S100 prescriber)

Tel: (02) 6640 2229

 

SHAIDS

Provides a free and confidential service for all STIs and HIV/AIDS (S100 prescriber)

Tel: (02) 6620 2980

Web: www.ncahs.nsw.gov.au/sexual-health/index.php?pageid=200&siteid=154

 

Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre

Free legal advice, information and referral; women’s outreach and court support

Where: 5 Club Lane, Lismore

Tel: (02) 6621 1000

Web: www.nrclc.org.au

 

Useful Other

North Coast Area Health Service

Dental services for PLWHA

Tel: (02) 6620 2617

Web: www.ncahs.nsw.gov.au \

 

HITS - Needle and Syringe Program

Large range of equipment, information and referrals + 24-hour vending machine and disposal bins

Where: Cnr Hunter and Orion Streets, Lismore

Tel: (02) 6622 2222

 

Holdworth House Medical Practice

Holdsworth House has a therapeutic approach to complementary therapies that empowers patients to take control of their health. Patients who wish to integrate multiple healing modalities are introduced to reputable, quality practitioners on site in Sydney and Byron Bay (S100 Prescriber)Where: 37 Fletcher St, Byron Bay

Tel: (02) 6680 7211

Web: www.holdsworthhouse.com.au

 

Mensline

The Men & Family Centre offers a variety of counselling, groups and community development services to men and their families.

Where: 17a Keen St, Lismore

Tel: (02) 6622 6116

Web: www.menandfamily.org.au

 

Mullumbimby Women’s Resource Centre

The Women's Resource Centre's objectives are to maintain a service within Byron Shire that identifies the needs of women in the community and provide assistance to women and their children.

Where: 55 Dalley St, Mullumbimby

Tel: (02) 6684 4299

Web: www.wrs.org.au

 

NCAHS Liver Clinic

For Hepatitis C clients

Where: Level 3, 29 Molesworth Street, Lismore

Tel: (02) 6620 7539

Web: www.ncahs.nsw.gov.au

 

NSW Police Gay and Lesbian Officers

The NSW Police Force is committed to the gay, lesbian and transgender communities by iIncreasing reporting and reducing the incidence of violence, crime, harrassment and fear of violence within these communities.

Tel: (02) 6685 9499 (Byron Bay)
Tel:
(07) 5536 0999 (Tweed Heads)

Web: www.police.nsw.gov.au/community_issues/gay,_lesbian_and_transgender_issues

 

Riverlands Drug and Alcohol Centre

Riverlands is a new purpose built multi-functional drug and alcohol  treatment centre in Lismore. The centre comprises a 16 bed detoxification unit,  pharmacotherapy clinic (methadone and buprenorphine), clinical liaison and outpatient services and an educational and training facility.

Where: Cnr Hunter and Uralba Sts, Lismore

Tel: (02) 6620 7600

Web: www.ncahs.nsw.gov.au/drug-alcohol/index.php?pageid=1005&siteid=176

 

Transgender Support Group

Tel: Jackie on (07) 5538 8992

 

Tweed Shire Women’s Service

Community managed not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services and programs to women and children living in the Tweed shire.

Where: Cnr Prince and Nullum Street, Murwillumbah

Tel: (02) 6672 4188

Email: admin@tswomen.org.au

Web: www.tswomen.org.au

 

PFLAG Northern Rivers

PFLAG stands for Parents and Friends of Lesbians And Gays. We are a non-profit voluntary organisation whose members have a common goal of keeping families together. PFLAG is here to give help, support and information to families, friends of all gay people.

Tel: Robin and Richard on (02) 6620 6112 or (02) 6687 4726 (a/h)

Web: www.pflagaustralia.org.au

 

Women’s Health Matters

Menopause, osteoporosis and incontinence

Where: Level 3, 29 Molesworth St, Lismore

Tel: (02) 6620 2999

Web: www.ncahs.nsw.gov.au/womens-health/index.php?pageid=551&siteid=180

 

More info

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Contact: ACON Northern Rivers

Freecall: 1800 633 637

Email: northernrivers@acon.org.au

Tel: (02) 6622 1555