Support services for those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer or questioning.


Albert Kennedy Trust

Supports LGBTQ people aged 16-25 who are homeless or living in a hostile environment.

Being Gay is OK

Provides advice and information for LGBTQ+ people under 25. 


British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

Professional body for talking therapy and counselling. Provides information and a list of accredited therapists.

Broken Rainbow

Runs a national domestic violence helpline to provide confidential support to all members of the LGBT communities, their family, friends, and agencies supporting them.

0300 999 5428



Provides wellbeing and sexual health information and support for young people.


Directory of services and groups for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.

Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (FFLAG)

Offers support to parents, friends and family members of those who identify as LGBT+.


Confidential advice and information about drugs, their effects and the law.

0300 123 6600


Supports LGBTQ+ people who've experienced hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse.

0800 999 5428 (National LGBT+ domestic abuse helpline)

Gender Identity Research & Education Society (GIRES)

Works to improve the lives of of trans and gender non-conforming people of all ages, including those who are non-binary and non-gender.


LGBT Foundation

Advice, support and information for people identifying as LGBTQ+.

0345 3 30 30 30

MindLine Trans+

Free, confidential listening service for people identifying as trans or non-binary, and their friends and families.

0300 330 5468

Pink Therapy

Online directory of qualified therapists who identify as or are understanding of minority sexual and gender identities.


Open 24/7 for anyone who needs to talk.

116 123 (freephone)

Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK, PO Box 90 90, Stirling FK8 2SA


Information and advice for LGBT people on a range of issues.

08000 50 20 20



Listening services, information and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.

0300 330 0630

Terrence Higgins Trust

Provides support for LGBT+ people worried about their sexual health, including via a listening service.

0808 802 1221

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

Professional body for the education, training and accreditation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Provides online register of psychotherapists offering different talking treatments privately.