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Inclusive Pathways

Please Note: Meridian Wellbeing Services are currently experiencing unprecedented demands on our psychological, social work and counselling services. The current waitlist is being managed, however we will be temporarily closed for any new bookings. You are welcome to complete an online enquiry form, however your enquiry will be actioned when our services are available for bookings. We anticipate opening for booking again in mid-September. During this time EAP services will continue to operate.

We sincerely thank you for your patience during this time of high demand.

Inclusive Pathways is a new program funded by Capital Health Network (CHN) to provide free psychological therapies and social and emotional wellbeing support to LGBTIQA+ people.

Inclusive Pathways provides quality, accessible and culturally safe mental health support for people of diverse sexualities and genders, people with variations in sex characteristics and people exploring or uncertain of their gender identity, expression or sexuality.

Inclusive Pathways uses a dynamic, strengths-based, person-centred and affirming model of care. The Inclusive Pathways team includes a Psychologist and Social worker experienced in working with LGBTIQA+ communities ensuring individuals get the right care and support at the right time.

Inclusive Pathways is available to people who are:

  • Over 16 years of age;
  • Identify as LGBTIQ or questioning/exploring identity;
  • Have a Mental Health Treatment Plan or are willing to be supported by Meridian to get one; and
  • Live/Work/Study in the ACT.

Online Enquiry Form

Online Client Referral Form




Meridian Wellbeing Services is not a crisis service.
We are an appointment-based service and we only respond to phone calls and emails during normal business hours - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday - Friday.

If you, or someone you know is in crisis please call the numbers below:
In an emergency always contact 000.
Access Mental Health open 24/7 | (02) 6205 1065 or 1800 184 527
QLife: Open 3pm - Midnight | 1800 184 527 | qlife.org.au
Lifeline: Open 24/7 | 13 11 14 | lifeline.org.au
Domestic Violence Crisis Service: Open 24/7 | (02) 6280 0900 | dvcs.org.au

For those under the age of 25, there are also the following services available:
Kids Helpline: Open 24/7 | 1800 551 800 | kidshelpline.com.au
Eheadspace: 1800 650 890 | headspace.org.au/eheadspace/



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