Resource List

This page is a compilation of organisations and services which may be of use to people who are looking to be signposted for advice or support. We have separated these based on national and regional locations. Feel free to contact these services directly using contact information listed on their website. Please note that we are not affiliated with these organisations and cannot guarantee the quality or level of support you may receive from them.

 

This list is continuously updated, so please email us if you would like your organisation listed here, or would like to contribute any contact information for a city not currently listed.

 

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National

Just Ask

Contact: www.justask.org.uk

What do they do:  Addiction Treatment and Recovery Support.

 

Citizens Advice Bureau 

Contact: www.adviceguide.org.uk

What do they do: General advice for the public.

 

Shelter

Contact: www.shelter.org.uk

What do they do: Provides housing advice to people in the UK.

 

Queery 

Contact: www.queery.org.uk

What do they do: Provides listings for the LGBT communities in the UK and Ireland.

 

Broken Rainbow 

Contact: www.broken-rainbow.org.uk

What do they do: LGBT domestic violence organisation.

 

Refuge 

Contact: www.refuge.org.uk

What do they do: Domestic violence organisation for all women and children.

 

Women’s Aid Federation of England 

Contact: www.womensaid.org.uk

What do they do: National charity working to end domestic violence against women and children.

Just Like Us

Contact: www.justlikeus.org

What do they do: Support for young LGBT+ people


Mermaids 

Contact: www.mermaids.freeuk.com

What do they do: Family support group for children and teenagers with gender identity issues.

 

Freedoms 

Contact: www.freedoms.org.uk

What do they do: Free condom service for gay men.

Depend

Contact: www.depend.org.uk

What do they do: Offers free, confidential and non-judgmental advice, information and support to all family members, spouses, partners and friends of transsexual people.

 

Safehouse

Contact: https://safehouse.org/

What do they do: Empowering survivors of domestic violence and sexual vassault.

True Vision

Contact: www.report-it.org.uk/home

What do they do: Provides information about hate crime or incidents, support links,  and a drirect form to report incidents.

Survivors UK

Contact: www.survivorsuk.org

What do they do: Help for male rape or abuse victims.

 

Pink Parents 

Contact: www.pinkparents.org.uk

What do they do: Offers a range of support services and social activities for all LGBT families.


Terrence Higgins Trust 

Contact: www.tht.org.uk

What do they do: Provide services for those affected by HIV and AIDS.

 

UK Intersex Association 

Contact: http://www.ukia.co.uk/

What do they do: Education, advocacy, campaigning and support run for and by intersex people.

 

Stonewall Lobby Group

Contact: www.stonewall.org.uk

What do they do: Campaigns for equality and justice for LGB people.


UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group

Contact: www.uklgig.org.uk

What do they do: Provides information and advice on immigration for same-sex couples and asylum seekers.

Polari

Contact: www.casweb.org/polari

What do they do: Works for better services for older LGBT people. Provides an information service.

 

Beaumont Society

Contact: www.beaumontsociety.org.uk

What do they do: UK Transgender Support Group. 


FTM Network 

Contact: www.ftm.org.uk

What do they do: Provide support for female-to-male transgender and transsexual people.

 

Press For Change 

Contact: www.pfc.org.uk

What do they do: Campaigns for respect and equality for all trans people.

Pride Events

Contact: www.pride-events.co.uk

What do they do: Provides information for UK Pride dates, locations and venues, bars and hotels.

Hoops and Loops

Contact: https://hoopsandloopswales.wixsite.com/lgbt

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/HoopsAndLoops2018/

What do they do: A space for the LGBT+ asylum seeker/refugee to meet in a safe space with people just like them.

 

London

LGBT Jigsaw

Contact:  http://www.lgbtjigsaw.net/

What do they do: LGBT Jigsaw is a one-stop-shop for young lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people across London who are homeless or having trouble at home. 

 

Homeless London

Contact: www.homelesslondon.org

What do they do: Resource for homeless people in London.


London Bisexual Group 

Contact: http://londonbi.bi.org

What do they do: Supportive social space for bisexual people in London.


London Bisexual Women’s Group

Contact: http://lbiwomen.bi.org

What do they do: Group for bisexual women in London.

Black Men’s Advisory Group 

Contact: www.bgmag.org.uk

What do they do: Support group for black men who have sex with men.


BLUK 

Contact: www.bluk.org.uk

What do they do: Black lesbian social network.


British Born Chinese Lesbian 

Contact: www.bbclesbian.co.uk

What do they do: Project offering empowerment to all Chinese lesbians who live within the UK.


Kiss 

Contact: www.planetkiss.org.uk

What do they do: Social group of women who identify either as lesbian, bisexual or queer and are of South Asian, Middle Eastern or North African descent.

Lesbian and Gay Coalition Against Racism 

Contact: www.naar.org.uk/lagcar

What do they do: Exists to create a visible anti-racist voice of lesbians and gay men, and to help forge the unity needed to defeat racism, homophobia and bigotry.

LYC London 

Contact: www.lyclondon.com

What do they do: Social, support and sports group for gay Asian men in the UK.

 
The Naz Project 

Contact: www.naz.org.uk

What do they do: Provide sexual health and HIV prevention and support services to targeted Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities in London.

UK Black Out 

Contact: www.ukblackout.com

What do they do: Online resource for black LGBT people.

 

Kairos In Soho 

Contact: www.kairosinsoho.org.uk

What do they do: Community centre in Soho promoting the health and well-being of the LGBT Communities.


London Friend 

Contact: www.londonfriend.org.uk

What do they do: Counselling, telephone support and social groups for LGB people.


The Metro Centre 

Contact: www.metrocentreonline.org

What do they do: LGBT community centre in Greenwich. Runs drop-ins and various groups and projects for young LGBT people.

 

Gay Data 

Contact: www.london.gaydata.co.uk

What do they do: London’s LGBT resource directory.

Safra Project            

Contact: www.safraproject.org 
What do they do: Resource project on issues relating to lesbian, bisexual and transgender women who identify as Muslim culturally and/or religiously.

NCL Suicide Prevention
Contact: https://www.rethink.org/ncl-suicide
This is for people aged 18 years and over who live, work or study in the 5 London Boroughs of Camden, Islington, Enfield, Barnet and Haringey who are affected by suicide.

Lesbian and Gay Christians

Contact: www.lgcm.org.uk

What do they do: Christian organisation open to all irrespective of sexual orientation challenging homophobia in the Churches and other Christian communities.


Gay Men’s Wellbeing 

Contact: www.gaymenswellbeing.com

What do they do: Provides services for men how have sex with men in East London.


London Gay Man

Contact:  www.londongayman.co.uk

What do they do: Online information service for gay men living in or visiting London.

 
Outzone 

Contact: www.outzone.org

What do they do: Youth group for gay and bisexual men aged 25 and under in and around London.

Galop 

Contact: www.galop.org.uk

What do they do: Provides advice and support to victims of homophobic and transphobic violence and hate crime.


LGBT Advisory Group 

Contact: www.lgbtag.org.uk/

What do they do: Voluntary group of independent LGBT advisors to the Metropolitan Police Service. Advise on and monitor police issues that affect our communities across all the London boroughs.

Food Chain 

Contact: www.foodchain.org.uk

What do they do: Improve the health and well-being of London’s population living with HIV by alleviating hunger and malnutrition.


Positive East 

Contact: www.positiveeast.org.uk

What do they do: Provide practical and emotional support for people living with and affected by HIV in East London.

Gingerbeer 

Contact: www.gingerbeer.co.uk

What do they do: London’s leading website for lesbians and bisexual women.

 

LGBT Consortium

Contact: www.lgbtconsortium.org.uk

What do they do: Consortium of LGBT voluntary and community organisations. 

 

London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard

Contact: www.llgs.org.uk

What do they do: Information, support and referral service for LGB people throughout the UK.

Albert Kennedy Trust

Contact: www.akt.org.uk

What they do: Provide support to LGBT homeless young people.


Freestyle 

Contact: www.freestylelondon.org.uk

What do they do: Supports young LGBT people to get a better deal from services in London.


Opening doors London

Contact: www.openingdoorslondon.org.uk

What do they do: Opening Doors London (ODL) is the biggest charity providing information and support services specifically for older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT+) people in the UK.

 

Amnesty International

Contact: www.amnesty.org.uk

What do they do: Amnesty International UK work to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied.

 

British Muslim of Secular Democracy (BMSD)

Contact: www.bmsd.org.uk

What do they do: BMSDemocracy advocates and supports secularism, tolerance, equal and civil rights for all, in both general British and specifically Muslim contexts.

Jewish Gay and Lesbian Group 

Contact: www.jglg.org.uk

What do they do: Friendship and support for Jewish gays, lesbians, bisexuals and their partners.

 

South West England

LGBT Bristol

Contact:sarah@lgbtbristol.org.uk

What do they do: LGBT Bristol has been working to empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, demisexual, non-binary, pansexual and intersex etc, people – all those who do not identify or fit as either heterosexual or cis-gender – to become actively involved in community life.

 

Black South West Network

Contact: admin@bswn.org.uk

What do they do: BAME-led organisation that delivers race equality work through undertaking robust, BAME-led research into the social and economic issues that affect BAME communities.

 

Stand Against Racism & Inequality (SARI)

Contact: www.sariweb.org.uk

What do they do: Stand Against Racism & Inequality (SARI) specialise in race and faith-based hate crime.

 

Bristol MIND/Mindline

Contact: mindline@bristolmind.org.uk

What do they do: Bristol Mind supports victims of disability hate crime due to their mental health, and promotes better mental health for all.

 

Bristol Refugee Rights (Pride without Borders Bristol)

Contact: bristolrefugeerights.org

What do they do: Bristol Refugee Rights (BRR) was set up as a voluntary organisation in 2006. They provide a place of welcome where asylum seekers and refugees can meet, as well as helping them to play a full part in the life of the wider community. To compliment the direct support for people going through the asylum system they also campaign for the human rights of refugees and asylum seekers in the UK.

 

Kiki

Contact: letshaveakiki100@outlook.com

What do they do: Kiki are a Bristol based LGBTQI+ group that represent and support People of Colour, they are one of the most common BME groups that people refer to. Kiki hold regular events in Bristol that range from club nights to showing films and holding stalls in BME spaces.

OTR (Off the Record)/Freedom Youth

Contact: www.otrbristol.org.uk

What do they do: OTR are a mental health organisation running support groups for people who require support in managing their mental health. Additionally, they have LGBTQIA+ groups set up by and for volunteers on a regular basis throughout BANES. They work with youth up to 25 years.

 

The Diversity Trust

Contact: info@diversitytrust.org.uk

What do they do: Promote social engagement with equalities communities, groups and individuals. In particular, but not limited to: Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER); Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Questioning (LGBTQ+); Disabled and Learning Disabled; Older and Younger people. As well as other areas.

 

WeRiseUK

Contact: aaliyah.hussain@we-rise.co.uk

What do they do: Muslim women empowering themselves and others through advocacy, training & community engagement.

 

SafeLink

Contact: https://safelinksupport.co.uk/

What do they do: Provide support and advice for people who have experienced sexual abuse.

 

Brigstowe

Contact: info@brigstowe.org

What do they do:  HIV support organisation .

 

FFLAG Bristol

Contact: Bruce Kent- bruce@fflag.org.uk

What do they do: A national voluntary organisation and charity dedicated to supporting parents and their lesbian, gay, bisexual and Trans sons and daughters.

 

Bristol Crossroads

Contact: Lauren / Lesley - 07734 261242

What do they do: A group supporting the transgender community in Bristol, providing a safe space, meet-ups, groups and advice.

 

The Midlands

Muslim Women's Network UK

Contact: www.mwnuk.co.uk

What do they do: Muslim Women's Network UK (MWNUK) is the only national Muslim women's organisation in Britain and work to improve the social justice and equality for Muslim women and girls. 

 

Leicester LGBT Centre

Contact: https://leicesterlgbtcentre.org

What do they do: Support groups for various ages and categories. Including a south Asian LGBT group.

 

Trade Sexual Health

Contact: http://www.tradesexualhealth.com/

What do they do: Sexual health advice, screening, rapid HIV testing.

Nottingham LGBT+ Network

Contact: http://www.nottslgbt.com

What do they do: Support groups for various ages and categories.

 

Derbyshire LGBT+ Website

Contact: https://www.derbyshirelgbt.org.uk

What do they do: Support groups for various ages and categories.

 

Birmingham LGBT Website

Contact: https://blgbt.org

What do they do: Support groups for various ages and categories.

 

North England

Apna Haq

Contact: info@apnahaq.org.uk

What do they do: Apna Haq provide support services for black and minority ethnic (BME) women and girls living in Rotherham, South Yorkshire who are experiencing violence.

 

Rainbow Noir

Contact: www.rainbownoir.com

What do they do: LGBTQI+ BAME group.

The Bayard Project

Contact: Search for the Facebook group online and join

What do they do: LGBTQI+ BAME group.

 

MESMAC

Contact: www.mesmac.co.uk 

What do they do: Sexual health organisation.

 

Wales

Glitter Cymru

Contact: Vish at glittercymru@gmail.com

What do they do: BAME LGBT social group in Cardiff holding regular monthly meetings for BAME LGBT people around South Wales.

 

Scotland

Leap Sports

Contact: www.leapsports.org

What do they do: Work for greater inclusion for LGBTI people in sport.

Glasgow Front Runners

Contact: comms@glasgowfrontrunners.org

What do they do: LGBT+ running.

 

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