Training Guide

Trans and Gender Diverse Homelessness Pilot Model of Care – Training Resource (and audit tool)

 

Editable Posters for Services

These posters were developed by Launch Housing for the Trans and Gender Diverse Pilot project and are free to share.

3 Flags

Trans Flag

Non-Binary Flag

Rainbow Flag

 

Organisational Culture

Developing a model of care to support trans and gender diverse people experiencing homelessness – Final Report

GLHV@ARCSHS – The Rainbow Tick Guide to LGBTI – Inclusive Practice

National LGBTI Health Alliance – Championing Inclusion: A Guide to Creating LGBTI – Inclusion

DHHS – Rainbow eQuality Guide: Building Inclusive Services

National Centre for Lesbian Rights & Silvia Rivera Law Project – A Place of Respect: A Guide for Group Care Facilities Serving Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth (Pdf)

Lambda Legal – Creating equal access to quality health care for transgender patients: Transgender-affirming hospital policies

US Department of Housing and Urban Development – Equal Access for Transgender People: Supporting Inclusive Housing and Shelters

VAC – TGD Support Reference Guide: Policy and Practice Recommendations for Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Service Providers Supporting the Trans and Gender Diverse (TGD) Community (Pdf)

Shining the Light: 10 keys to becoming a trans positive organisation (pdf)

MTPCPC – Shelter for All Genders: Best practices for homeless shelters, services, and programs in Massachusetts in serving transgender adults and gender non-conforming guests (pdf)

 

Consumer Participation (Victoria)

Transgender Victoria 

The Shed

Zoe Belle Gender Collective (ZBGC) 

Seahorse Victoria 

Ygender 

Minus18

GenDA 

National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy: A new strategy for inclusion and action (pdf)

 

Respectful Communication

QAHC – Supporting transgender and sistergirl clients: Providing respectful and inclusive services to transgender and sistergirl clients (pdf)

US Department of Housing and Urban Development – Equal Access for Transgender People: Supporting Inclusive Housing and Shelters

VAC – TGD Support Reference Guide: Policy and Practice Recommendations for Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Service Providers Supporting the Trans and Gender Diverse (TGD) Community (Pdf)

 

Safe Environment

MTPCPC – Shelter for All Genders: Best practices for homeless shelters, services, and programs in Massachusetts in serving transgender adults and gender non-conforming guests (pdf)

National Alliance to End Homelessness – Supporting Homeless Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth (pdf)

The Gender Centre – It’s Not Rocket Science: Policies and procedures for services working with transgender clients

Victorian Legal Aid

Fitzroy Legal Service

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

How to Contact Your Local GLLO

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Policy Institute – Transitioning Our Shelters: A Guide to Making Homeless Shelters Safe for Transgender People (pdf)

US Department of Housing and Urban Development – Equal Access for Transgender People: Supporting Inclusive Housing and Shelters

 

Changing Identity Documentation

Transgender Victoria – Sex and Gender Diverse People and Identity Documents

Australian DFAT – Sex and Gender Diverse Passport Applicants

Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages – Alteration of sex application form

Department of Health and Human Services – Transgender and gender diverse health and wellbeing: Background paper

 

Diversity Inclusion

Supporting Same-Sex Attracted and Gender Diverse Young People of Multicultural and Multifaith Backgrounds (pdf)

AGMC GLBTIQ multicultural directory

Nothing for Them: Understanding the support needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) young people from refugee and newly arrived backgrounds (pdf)

Swimming Upstream: Making places welcoming

RhED resources 

Scarlet Alliance

QAHC – Supporting transgender and sistergirl clients: Providing respectful and inclusive services to transgender and sistergirl clients (pdf)

Sisters and Brothers NT 

Creative Spirits

Pride Vic 

Australian Deaf LGBTIQA+ Community 

QLife – Rural and Regional: A QLife guide for health professionals (pdf)

GLHV – Inclusive Practice: Working with rural communities (pdf)

National Alliance to End Homelessness – Supporting Homeless Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth (pdf)

QLife – Young People: QLife Tip Sheet (pdf)

National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy: A new strategy for inclusion and action (pdf)

DHHS – Rainbow eQuality Guide: Building Inclusive Services

 

TGD-Specific Support and Advocacy

Equinox – Protocols for the Initiation of Hormone Therapy for Trans and Gender Diverse Patients (pdf)

Department of Health and Human Services – Transgender and gender diverse health and wellbeing: Background paper

Equinox Gender Diverse Health Service

Switchboard Victoria

Victorian AIDS Council 

Safe Schools

Rainbow Network

GASP

TSER (Trans Student Educational Resources)