Associations and support services

PlanQueer - Association of LGBTIQ+ students of the Lausanne Higher Education institutions

As a representative for the LGBTIQ+ student community on Lausanne campuses, PlanQueer regularly organizes opportunities for exchanges and meetings between LGBTIQ+ people, whether they are out, questioning or facing difficulties.

 

Contact: planqueer@asso-unil.ch

 

VoGay Association - Vaud Association for Sexual and Gender Diversity

VoGay works for and with people concerned about LGBT life, and offers a variety of activities and resources for all audiences.

 

Website (in French)

Contact: info@vogay.ch

Lilith Association - French-speaking association of homosexual women

Lilith is an association of homosexual women created in December 1994 in Lausanne in order to compensate for the lack of structure, support and information for lesbians in the Canton of Vaud.

 

Website (in French)

Contact: contact@associationlilith.ch

Agnodice Foundation - Foundation for trans* people

The mission of the Agnodice Foundation is to promote a Swiss society that considers variations in gender identity and sexual development as a richness of human diversity.

 

Website (in French)

Contact: info@agnodice.ch

Profa Foundation

Profa is recognized as a public utility foundation by the State of Vaud. It offers spaces for discussion on issues affecting the intimacy of men, women, young and old, couples and people from all walks of life.

 

Transgender Network Switzerland - National association by and for the trans* population and their friends

Transgender Network Switzerland represents at the national level the interests of all people who do not identify with the gender they were given at birth and accompanies trans people and their entourage on their individual journey.

 

Website (in French)

Contact

Trans Welcome

Web platform for trans people and employers.

 

Website

360° Association

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Association 360 has been working since its foundation in 1998 to promote dialogue between gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and heterosexual people, their loved ones, families, friends and society at large.

 

Website (in French)

Contact

LWork

Swiss professional network of homosexual women (*), who are or have been working in a profession, who are pursuing a course of training or continuing education.

 

Website (in French)

Contact

Network - Gay leadership

NETWORK is the Swiss association for gay managers, entrepreneurs, executives, artists and freelancers who want to actively network and act as role models and encourage young people to be self-assured and open about their identity at the workplace.

 

Website

Contact

Aggression and Violence Unit - PAV

Help and support association for victims of violence that has an impact on the intimate sphere.

 

Website (in French)

Contact

Klamydia's

Association for the sexual health of women* who love women

 

Website (in French)

Contact

www.ciao.ch - Information site for teenagers

Information, support and exchange platform for 11- to 20-year-olds

(in French)

Stop suicide - Youth Suicide Prevention Association

Website (in French)

Contact

 

Psychotherapeutic consultations - UNIL SASME

Provided by psychiatrists and psychologists from the Department of Psychiatry at Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), this consultation allows UNIL students and doctoral candidates who encounter psychological difficulties to benefit from temporary medical support. The first consultation is free and the remainder are covered by basic health insurance under the Federal Health Insurance Act (LAMal).

 

Consultations can be held in French, English or Italian and are by appointment only.

 

Website

Contact

Accueil Santé UNIL

Staffed by nurses, Accueil Santé offers students and assistants free and confidential consultations on any health issue.

 

Website (in French)

Contact

UNIL-EPFL Chaplaincy

A joint ecumenical service of UNIL, EPFL and the Catholic and Protestant Churches of the Canton of Vaud, the chaplaincy is available for one-to-one discussions and support adapted to the needs of each person.

 

Website

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