Details of local and national LGBT+ organisations are shown below.  Click on their logos to be taken to their website or use the contact details provided to get in touch.



Works Across England; The Gender Identity Research and Education Society has a varied professional medical and legal expertise, and provides a wide range of support and information for trans people, their friends and families, and GIRES' network of member organisations.  GIRES works with the policy developers, delivers training and advice to organisations, and produces a range of helpful resources on trans issues.  For more information, visit their website.



Works Across the UK; The London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard provides free & confidential support & information to LGBT+ communities throughout the UK. Phone line open 10am to 11pm daily. Call 0300 330 0630 or visit their site.

Works Across the UK; PACE is the LGBT+ Mental Health charity (charity number 801271) which houses the eQuality Project. PACE runs a wide range of online services for LGBT+ people across the UK. In addition to the London based services, PACE offers online support including; relationship counselling, youth counselling, chat, fact sheets and message boards. For more information, visit the website.



Works Across the UK; Pink Therapy UK's largest independent therapy organisation works with a wide range of gender and sexual diversity clients. Pink Therapy promotes high quality therapy and training services, and have been actively involved in providing training workshops to a number of mainstream relationship counselling organisations. To contact Pink Therapy, call 020 7836 6647 or visit the website.

Works Across the UK; The Queer Youth Network is run by and for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Intersex, Questioning, Curious, Asexual, Pansexual or "Queer" and /or people who are potentially socially marginalised as a result of their identity, as well as those who advocate on their behalf. Regional groups run events and engage with other local LGBT+ youth groups. They provide direct peer-advocacy, support and online social networking. They campaign around topics such as prejudice, discrimination and invisibility, and a range of issues that affect our civil and human rights. For more information, visit their website.


Works Across the UK; Stonewall is a leading lobbying and campaigns charity working to promote and protect the rights of lesbian, gay and bisexual people. They work directly with over 600 employers through their Diversity Champions Program. They run an Education for All program which partners with schools and education authorities across the UK to challenge and prevent homophobic bullying. Stonewall's Healthy Lives Program works with health organisations to improve their services for lesbian, gay and bisexual people. Stonewall also runs an information line to provide details on all their work and on the rights of lesbian, gay and bisexual people. To contact Stonewall, call 08000 50 20 20 or visit their website.



                                                                                                 North East



Based in Newcastle; MESMAC North East provides services to gay and bisexual men and information and signposting to the LGBT community in the North and South of Tyne region. Free services include HIV testing, counselling, 1-2-1 support, groups, condoms and lubricant, outreach, and training. To contact MESMAC call: 0191 2331333 or visit the website.



                                                                                                  North West



Based in Manchester; The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) - is a charity offering a wide range of services to lesbian, gay and bisexual communities. The LGF campaign for a fair and equal society where all lesbian, gay and bisexual people can achieve their full potential, and their mission is: 'Ending Homophobia, Empowering People'. For more information, visit the website, or call 0845 3 30 30 30.

                                                                                                 Yorkshire & the Humber

 Based in Bradford; Working in partnership with voluntary and statutory agencies, The Equity Partnership supports local services in providing appropriate services to the needs of LGB&T people.

They can send representatives to various meetings involving council, police and NHS representatives, and voluntary and community sector organisations to help with how services are run, and offer a training programme which is geared towards giving organisations the knowledge and tools to create LGB&T friendly workplaces and services. For more information visit their website.



                                                                                               West Midlands





Based in Birmingham; Our Vision is a vibrant, diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community in Birmingham in which individuals can realise their full potential and have equal access to all the city has to offer.  As well as a variety of projects in heritage, arts and capacity building we also operate Birmingham's LGBT Health & Wellbeing Centre, which is a one-stop shop for the community and community groups, and works with other service providers to address health inequalities within the LGBT community.  For more information, visit the website.

                                                                                                East of England

Based in Cambridgeshire; SexYOUality is a charity working to support LGB young people aged 14-24. Our vision is that young lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people are fully included in society, with equal access to opportunities, living without fear of prejudice, discrimination and harassment. That young lesbian, gay and bisexual people are able to make successful and healthy transitions to adulthood and achieve the best of their hopes and potential.

SexYOUality runs various services, known as 2byou, for young people including weekly drop in groups across the county, 1-2-1 support and volunteering opportunities. We also work with local schools and youth workers supporting them to make their community safer and more inclusive for LGB young people working with around 2000 pupils per year. We do this through offering bespoke training, PSHE workshops and activities around LGBT History month. For more information, visit their website.



Based in East Anglia; SisterAct is a group for women who like women. They provide a lively monthly newsletter and hold regular events, including:

  • Weekly sports
  • Mums and Kids group
  • Summer BBQ's
  • Book club
  • New Members Evenings
  • 50+ group for those over the age of 50

..... plus a host of other trips and outings including walks, theatre, cinema, pubs, jazz nights, clubs, 10 pin bowling. All SisterAct members can join the email group with the latest events, hot news topics and exchange messages with other members. For more information contact [email protected] or visit their website.





 Based in London; The East London Out Project is a holistic lesbian and gay centre that offers a range of social, emotional and support services to LGBT communities, and our core services include counselling and young people's services. They also offer training and consultancy for fellow professionals and those seeking to enhance their understanding of issues facing LGBT communities. Call 020 8509 3898 or visit their website.



Based in London; Galop is London's LGBT anti-violence charity - making life safe, just and fair for LGBT people. Galop gives advice and support to people who have experienced biphobia, homophobia, transphobia, sexual violence or domestic abuse. They also support lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system. Galop is an independent, community-led group and not connected to the police. You can talk anonymously if you choose. For more information visit the website.


Based in London; Gendered Intelligence is a community interest company that runs arts programmes, creative workshops, mentoring, and youth group sessions to trans youth (under the age of 25) across the UK. In addition they deliver workshops in educational and young people's settings, trans awareness training and Continuing Professional Development programmes.  For more information, visit the website.

Based in London; PACE is the LGBT+ Mental Health charity (charity number 801271) which houses the eQuality Project.  PACE runs a wide range of services for LGBT+ people including counselling, couple's counselling, advocacy, youth work, research and group work services. For more information, call 020 7700 1323 or visit their website.


 Based in London; Stonewall Housing is a specialist lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) housing advice and support provider in England. They provide housing support for LGBT people in their own homes, supported housing for young LGBT people, as well as free, confidential housing advice for LGBT people of all ages. They also research and lobby for LGBT housing rights and run regular drop in sessions across London. Call 020 7359 6242 or visit their website.

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