2Spirits - Promoting Healthy & Inclusive Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Communities

  21 August, 2019  ·    Dallas Hure

Who we are

Formed in Queensland in 1996, 2Spirits is a health and wellbeing program that is peer led and grassroots based. Culture is embedded in everything we do as ways of knowing, being and doing. 2Spirits is a leader in culturally appropriate processes and inclusive initiatives for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Sistergirl and Brotherboy.

Our aim

2Spirits aims to improve the health and wellbeing of all bodies, genders, sexualities, identities and relationships. We are based and specialise working with urban, regional and remote communities of Queensland.

Our approach

We use a community centred approach to support individuals, families and communities to increase knowledges to make informed decisions in their health and wellbeing and to improve external service provisions. We seek to foster inclusive environments that celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, bodies, genders, sexualities, identities and relationships. We work towards empowered communities free from stigma and discrimination.

Our commitment

Our promise to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Sistergirl and Brotherboys is that every member of our diverse communities feel safe, valued, represented and supported. We are committed to developing pathways to walk and work together in partnership to grow health and wellbeing outcomes for our communities.

What we offer

  • One-on-one cultural support
  • Community forums, yarning circles and education workshops
  • Community outreach
  • Community and workforce development
  • Resources and campaigns
  • Safe sex packs
  • Peer network groups

Consultancy Themes

  • LGBTI sistergirl and brotherboy key terminology
  • LGBTI sistergirl and brotherboy health and wellbeing
  • Cultural, gender and sexuality frameworks
  • Community engagement
  • Inclusive services
  • Suicide prevention
  • Family violence prevention

Professional Development

  • Professional development presentations/workshops
  • Small or large groups
  • Individual mentoring, supervision or technical advice
  • Education and training tailored to suit organisational needs

Fees

  • Consultancy - $150 per hour
  • Guest presentations - $250 per hour
  • Training/workshops - $500 half day/ $1500 full day/ $2000 full day (remote/regional) Max 20 people.

All fees are GST exclusive.

Contact Us

Facebook: @2SpiritsQUAC
Visit: https://www.quac.org.au

Brisbane Office
30 Helen Street, Teneriffe QLD 4004
Phone: (07) 3017 1777
Freecall: 1800 177 434
Email: 2Spirits@quac.org.au

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For appointments: (07) 3017 1777

Brisbane Gender Clinic
All enquiries phone: (07) 3017 1777

Cairns Office
290 Draper Street, Cairns QLD 4870
Phone: (07) 4041 5451
Freecall: 1800 88 44 01
Email: 2Spirits@quac.org.au

 

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