LGBTQ+ SUPPORT

Whether you or a friend, colleague, or family member identifies as LGBTQ+ or are struggling with sexual identity and need support, here at Careers Worcestershire we’ve put together an A to Z of some Worcestershire & national organisations that can help!

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AKT | National LGBTQ+ homeless charity
www.akt.org.uk • ☎ 020 7831 6562 • ✉ contact@akt.org.uk

Basement Project (Bromsgrove) | Supporting under 25’s at risk of homelessness or in crisis.
www.bromsgrovebasementproject.org.uk.org • ☎ 01527 832993 • TEXT: Help Base to 62277

Brook | National online wellbeing and sexual health info/support for young people.
www.brook.org.uk

Flannel Club (Kidderminster) | LGBTQ+ friendship group for 13-19 year olds.
www.kdyt.org.uk • ☎ 01562 228113 • ✉ info@kdyt.org.uk

Galop | National support for LGBTQ+ victims and survivors of abuse and violence.
www.galop.org.uk • ☎ 0800 999 5428 • ✉ help@galop.org.uk

Hidayah LGBTQI+ | Providing UK-wide support and education for Muslim LGBTQ+ people.
www.hidayahlgbt.com • ✉ hello@hidayahlgbt.co.uk

LGBT Foundation | National advice support & information for LGBTQ+ people & allies.
www.lgbt.foundation • ☎ 0345 3 30 30 30 • ✉ info@lgbt.foundation

LGBTQ YOUTH GROUP (Redditch) | Supported social group for 12-16 year olds.
☎ 01527 529265 • ✉ karen_inspire@live.co.uk

Mermaids | Helping gender-diverse young people and their families.
www.mermaidsuk.org.uk • ☎ 0808 801 0400 (M-F 9am-9pm) • ✉ info@mermaidsuk.org.uk

MIND | Advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.
www.mind.org.uk (search LGBTQ+) • ☎ 0300 123 3393 • info@mind.org.uk

New Road Parents | Acceptance support group for parents of LGBTQ+ people.
www.newroadparents.org •☎ 07864 397422 • ✉ newroadparents@gmail.com

Out2gether | Community driven group for LGBT+ adults living in and around Worcestershire.
www.out2gether.org.uk • ✉ out2gether.worcs@gmail.com

Rainbow Migration | Supporting LGBTQ+ people through the asylum & immigration system.
www.rainbowmigration.org.uk • ☎ 020 7922 7811 • ✉ hello@rainbowmigration.org.uk

Shout | Free, confidential 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone struggling to cope.
www.giveusashout.org • TEXT: WOO to 85258

Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline | Dedicated national support helpline since 1974.
www.switchboard.lgbt • ☎ 0800 0119 100 (10am-10pm) • ✉ hello@switchboard.lgbt

Terrance Higgins Trust | UK confidential HIV & sexual health support service.
www.tht.org.uk • ☎ 0808 802 1221 (M-F 10am to 6pm) • ✉ info@tht.org.uk

WTFSG (Redditch) | Worcestershire Transgender Family Support Group.
☎ 01527 529265 • ✉ karen_inspire@live.co.uk

Worcestershire NHS | Health Portal for links to Worcestershire NHS services
www.worcestershire.nhs.uk

LGBTQ+ = An acronym used to describe Les­bian, Gay, Bisex­u­al, Trans­gen­der, Queer (or Ques­tion­ing) per­sons. The ‘+’ symbol is used to denote all other types of sexual identification.

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