QSpace is a non-profit service specifically for LGBTIQAP+ young people. Are you questioning your sexuality or gender identity? Do you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer, pansexual, asexual, or questioning? Are you looking to meet other young people who feel the same? Then QSpace may be the place for you!
Who are we?
The Expanded Horizons Program (EHP) is a non-profit program supported by the Gold Coast Primary Health Network to support sexually, sex and gender diverse youth (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, pansexual, questioning, etc). The program is auspiced by Wesley Mission QLD. In 2009 EHP commenced QSpace, which aims to support health outcomes for LGBTIQAP+ youth (or youth questioning sexuality or gender identity) by providing access to support, resources and information.
What is QSpace?
QSpace is a weekly Wednesday social support group for young people aged 12-17. It is an opportunity for young people to come together and socialise and learn with a mixture of educational and fun workshops (Currently we are operating one week digitally via zoom and one week in person, please get in touch with us providing your name, pronouns, age and best method of contact to go onto the wait list for an intake spot)
QPlus is a fortnightly Tuesday social support group with a mixture of fun and educational workshops for young people aged 18-25. QPlus is a gathering of gender diverse, sexually and romantically diverse, intersex and questioning young people and includes skill sharing, and community exploration.
Where is QSpace located?
QSpace is located on the Gold Coast, in the Southport area. Anyone on the Gold Coast and surrounding areas is welcome to attend. This information can be found in Contact us.
When is QSpace?
QSpace is a weekly program run on Wednesdays between 4:30pm – 6.30pm for in person sessions and 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm via zoom for our digital workshops.
Why is QSpace important?
Access to support, information and resources can serve as a protective factor to assist LGBTIQAP+ youth to reach their potential. Many of the young people accessing the QSpace program report significant benefits to their health and well-being through the support, workshops and friendships gained by accessing QSpace.