Support Organisations - Sexuality & Gender - Straight, LGB, Trans

07 September 2017


The LGBT Foundation offer information and support.
Helpline: 0345 3 30 3030 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am - 9pm, Saturday 10am - 6pm)

Switchboard LGBT+ helpline
A telephone service giving support advice and referrals to young people who may be confused about their sexuality, as well as providing advice on gay issues.
Helpline: 0300 330 0630 (lines open 10am to 10pm)

LGBT Youth Scotland

Wales - LGBT Cymru

Northern Ireland - Cara Friend

For the gay and bisexual community, support advice and information.
Info Line: 0800 050 20 20 (lines open Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 5.30pm)

Information and support for gay and bi men with drug issues.

Gendered Intelligence - GI
Working with the trans community to increase understanding of gender diversity and specialising in supporting young trans people aged 11-25.

Worth Talking About
NHS information and advice about sex for anyone aged 12 to 18.
Helpline: 0300 123 29 30 (lines open Monday – Friday 2pm – 8pm, weekends 2pm – 4pm)

Inspiring stories from those who have come out, to help anyone with speaking out to family, friends and colleagues.


Gender dysphoria
NHS information about gender dysphoria and related conditions.

Gender Identity Development Service is a specialist clinic for young people presenting with difficulties with their gender identity.

Net Doctor information on cross dressing and transvestites.

Gender Shift
Information about gender identity and sexual orientation.

The Gender Trust
Offering support advice to adults with transsexual, gender dysphoria, transgender, or gender identity issues.

Support for young people and teenagers (19 or under) who may have gender identity issues.
Helpline: 0844 334 0550 or from a mobile 0344 334 0550 (Monday - Friday 9am - 8pm)

The Beaumont Trust
Offering advice or support to anyone who would like to increase their knowledge of transsexualism and transvestism.

The Transgender Zone
Support advice for anyone confused about their gender.

Gender Identity Research and Education Society – GIRES
Information and advice for trans people, their families as well as professionals.

The Beaumont Society
A self-help organisation for the cross-dressing and transsexual community.


Depend provide support advice for family members, spouses, partners and friends of transsexual people.

Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - FFLAG
Supporting parents and their lesbian, gay and bisexual daughters and sons.