The GASP Project

The GASP project has been operating within the Youth Development Unit at The City of Greater Geelong since 1996. 

The GASP Project works with young people, education providers, services relevant to young people and the wider community with the aim of ensuring that the strength and diversity of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, gender diverse and questioning young people (GLBTIQ) are valued, celebrated and affirmed.

The GASP Project offers a range of services for young people, schools and organisations including:

  • Training for staff on the health and well being of GLBTIQ+ young people

  • Training for service providers to help build capacity and develop strategies for GLBTIQ+ inclusive practice

  • Support for schools and students around gender and sexuality - groups meet in central Geelong during school terms:

    • LGBTIQA+ - every Tuesday from 4:00pm to 5:30pm (12-17 year olds and 6:00pm to 7:30pm (18-25 year olds)

    • Gender groups (trans, gender diverse and gender questioning people) - second Wednesday of the month

  • On going support for systemic change through a whole school approach to creating safe and inclusive school environments

  • The development of Stand Out groups- enabling students to create change in their schools

  • Individual support and counselling for young people aged 12 -25

  • Secondary Consultation

  • A social and support group for GLTBIQ young people

  • A social and support group for parents and friends of GBLTIQ people (PFLAG).

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Page last updated: Friday, 7 April 2017