For more than 15 years, the counseling center Courage, an officially recognized counseling center for same-sex and transgender lifestyles, has existed in Vienna. It offers free and anonymous counseling primarily for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender persons and their relatives.
The counseling center Courage sees itself as a counseling center for relationship, family and sexual issues and is available to all those seeking advice and help in the areas of relationships and sexuality as well as violence and sexual assault.
Consultations take place in person by appointment, by telephone or by e-mail. Phone appointments are available during office hours (Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.); in-person counseling sessions are held in the afternoons and evenings.