Resource List

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Albert Kennedy Trust

Provide support to LGBT homeless young people.

Live chat available here

United Kingdom

Bristol MIND / Mindline

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

mindline@bristolmind.org.uk

United Kingdom

Just Like Us

Support for young LGBT+ people

info@justlikeus.org

United Kingdom

Shelter

Provides housing advice to people in the UK.

0808 800 4444

United Kingdom

RIFT

What to do if debt problems begin affecting your mental health.

Additional services available via the link.

United Kingdom

Trans Lifeline

Hotline for trans people staffed by trans people

1-877-565-8860

United States of America

Center for Black Equity

Multinational LGBTQ network dedicated to improving health and wellness opportunities, economic empowerment, and equal rights while promoting individual and collective work, responsibility, and self-determination.

cbe@centerforblackequity.org

United States of America

Bristol Crossroads

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

Lauren / Lesley - 07734 261 242

United Kingdom

The Naz Project

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

info@naz.org.uk

United Kingdom

Transgender Professional Association for Transgender Health

The Transgender Professional Association for Transgender Health is the first global transgender healthcare organization headed by trans-identified health care professionals, broadly identified as researchers, clinicians, providers-in-training, activists and other service-oriented experts.

Contact form on their website.

United States of America

London Friend

Counselling, telephone support and social groups for LGB people.

counselling@londonfriend.org.uk

United Kingdom

Inclusive Mosque

Inclusive Mosque is a “nomadic mosque” that largely functions in the UK and strives to be inclusive of diverse and marginalised Muslim communities, including but not limited to the LGBTQ+ community. IM currently offers Online Jummahs every Friday via Zoom.

admin@inclusivemosqueinitiative.org

Worldwide

Ebony’s Black Mental Health Resource Guide

Ebony is a black-focused magazine that has compiled a list of mental health resources for Black people organized by state.

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United States of America

FTM London

Provide support for female-to-male transgender and transsexual people.

f2mlondon@hotmail.com

United Kingdom

The Bayard Project

LGBTQI+ BAME group.

Join the Facebook Group for contact details.

United Kingdom

QTPOC Mental Health

Online support group for QTPOC including resources and articles

qtpocmentalhealth@gmail.com

United States of America

Press For Change

Campaigns for respect and equality for all trans people.

office@pfc.org.uk

United Kingdom

Yorkshire MESMAC

Sexual health organisation.

See here for more information.

United Kingdom

Pride Events

Provides information for UK Pride dates, locations and venues, bars and hotels.

See here for more information.

United Kingdom

Opening Doors London

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.

See here for more information.

United Kingdom

Crisis Textline

Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via text

US & Canada: Text HOME to 741741 UK: Text HOME to 85258 ROI: Text HOME to 50808

Worldwide

Depend

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

info@depend.org.uk

United Kingdom

Haven: The Inclusive Muslim Union of Philadelphia

Haven is an accessible and inclusive space for Muslims to connect. Check out their Facebook group for more info!

HavenIMUP@gmail.com

United States of America

Citizens Advice Bureau

General advice for the public.

See here for more information.

United Kingdom

Rainbow Migration

Provides information and advice on immigration for same-sex couples and asylum seekers.

See website for more information.

United Kingdom

Refuge

Domestic violence organisation for all women and children.

0808 200 0247

United Kingdom

Muslims for Progressive Values

MFPV is a “progressive muslim voice on contemporary issues.” The organization supports progressive (and LGBTQ inclusive) communities by creating volunteer opportunities, community programming, and cultural events. The different MFPV chapters across Americ

info@mpvusa.org

United States of America

Nottingham LGBT+ Network

Support groups for various ages and categories.

info@nottslgbt.com

United Kingdom

Jewish LGBT+ Group (formerly JGLG)

Friendship and support for Jewish gays, lesbians, bisexuals and their partners.

info@jglg.org.uk

United Kingdom

Birmingham LGBT

Support groups for various ages and categories.

0121 643 0821

United Kingdom

el-Tawhid Juma Circle

ETJC is a gender-equal, LGBTQI2S affirming mosque in Toronto that is welcoming of everyone regardless of sexual orientation, gender, sexual identity, or faith background. It meets every friday for jummah prayer and service is accessible by skype as well as in person. Visit the website and email for location or more information. You may also Skype into services

info@jumacircle.com

Canada

LGBT National Help Center

Provides a hotline for all folks, as well as the specialised youth (up to age 25) and senior (50 and above) hotlines, with peer-counseling and local resources.

National hotline (for all age groups) 1-888-843-4564 Youth hotline (for those aged 25 and under) 1-800-246-7743 Senior hotline (for those aged 50 and above) 1-888-234-7243 See here for Live Chat.

United States of America

Domestic Violence Resource Guide

A full global list of international help centers and organizations for women all over the world.

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Worldwide

Gender and Sexualities Alliance Network

GSA Network unites trans and queer youth for racial and gender justice through GSA clubs.

info@gsanetwork.org

United States of America

Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline

Information, support and referral service for LGB people throughout the UK.

0300 330 0630 chris@switchboard.lgbt Live chat available via the website.

United Kingdom

Glasgow Front Runners

Glasgow Front Runners are an award-winning, inclusive, community based road-running club for LGBTQ+ people and our allies.

comms@glasgowfrontrunners.org See here for more information.

United Kingdom

The Diversity Trust

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.

See here for more information.

United Kingdom

Black South West Network

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

admin@bswn.org.uk

United Kingdom

Muslim Space

Muslim Space offers programming, community, and services that support diverse American-Muslim identities. It provides opportunities for Islamic enrichment, personal growth, social and charitable services, promotes intra-faith, inter-faith, and cultural education and dialogue. Check out the website for more information.

info@muslimspace.org

United States of America

National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN)

The National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN) is a space for queer, gender non-conforming and trans therapists of color to build, resource, and support one another as clinicians and healers.

info@nqttcn.com

United States of America

The Fireweed Collective (formerly known as the Icarus Project)

The Firewood Collective, formerly known as Icarus Project, is a support network and education project by and for people who experience the world in ways that are often diagnosed as mental illness. We advance social justice by fostering mutual aid practices that reconnect healing and collective liberation.

administrator@fireweedcollective.org

United States of America

Galop

Provides advice and support to victims of homophobic and transphobic violence and hate crime.

0800 999 5428 help@galop.org.uk

United Kingdom

Survivors UK

Help for male rape or abuse victims.

0203 322 1860 Live chat available via website.

United Kingdom

Trevor Project Chat

Online chat and texting service for suicide prevention and crisis intervention for LGBTQ youth (ages 13-24)

1-888-843-4564 US: Text START to 678678 Live chat available via website.

United States of America

Brigstowe

HIV support organisation

0117 955 5038 info@brigstowe.org

United Kingdom

Rainbow Noir

LGBTQI+ BAME group based in Manchester

rainbownoirmcr@gmail.com

United Kingdom

ELOP - East London Out Project

ELOP has been providing counselling for the LGBT community for 25 years, and we have built on that expertise to introduce a broader programme of mental health support for the LGBT community. For those that would benefit from additional support, there is the HeadsOut service, run for free by ELOP. They offer Mental Health and Wellbeing plans, in the form of 1-1 sessions weekly for a period of 6 weeks. They also offer Wellbeing Workshops, every Monday from 18:30 - 20:00 and finally, they run the ReCharge group which runs every Friday from 11:00 - 12:30. It is a weekly daytime group that focuses on staying well and maintaining connections.

mentalhealth@elop.org

United Kingdom

Derbyshire LGBT+

Derbyshire LGBT+ is Derbyshire’s only LGBT+ specific support service, we are here to support anyone who is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender or anyone who is having issues with their sexual orientation or gender identity, this includes family and friends.

United Kingdom

Masjid al-Rabia

Masjid al-Rabia is a women-centered LGBTQ affirming mosque in Chicago that was founded in 2016 by a collective of queer and transgender Muslims in the Chicago area. It seeks to foster “an Islam that leaves no one behind.” Masjid al-Rabia offers weekly jummah prayers, a library of Qur’ans and religious texts, social events, and education and advocacy services.

United States of America

LGBT Advisory Group

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.

United Kingdom

Leap Sports

Work for greater inclusion for LGBTI people in sport.

United Kingdom

Kiki

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.

letshaveakiki100@outlook.com

United Kingdom

OneBodyOneFaith

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

United Kingdom

Mermaids

Family support group for children and teenagers with gender identity issues.

See here for more details For the Mermaids helpline, call 0808 801 0400 - see the link above for the opening hours.

United Kingdom

Leicester LGBT Centre

Support groups for various ages and categories. Including a south Asian LGBT group.

0116 254 7412 info@leicesterlgbtcentre.org

United Kingdom

We Rise UK

Muslim women empowering themselves and others through advocacy, training & community engagement.

0333 444 3341 contact@we-rise.co.uk

United Kingdom

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

1-800-273-8255

United States of America

UK Intersex Association

Education, advocacy, campaigning and support run for and by intersex people.

jhl@ukia.co.uk

United Kingdom

Glitter Cymru

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

glittercymru@gmail.com

United Kingdom

Just Ask

Addiction Treatment and Recovery Support.

info@justask.com

United Kingdom

National Black Justice Coalition

Civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black LGBTQ people.

(202) 319-1552 iwilson@nbjc.org

United States of America

True Vision

Provides information about hate crime or incidents, support links, and a direct form to report incidents.

See here for specific contact information.

United Kingdom

BlackOut UK

Online resource for black LGBT people.

See here for more information

United Kingdom

LGBT Jigsaw

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.

See here for more information

United Kingdom

Freedoms

Free condom service for gay men.

United Kingdom

Women's Aid Federation of England

For support, email helpline@womensaid.org.uk For general enquiries, email info@womensaid.org.uk

United Kingdom

Queer Muslims of Boston

Queer Muslims of Boston (QMOB) is a community organization for individuals who identify as Muslim and LGBTIA, Queer, or Questioning. They work to “increase the visibility of queer Muslims as a group, while respecting the need for privacy of individual members.”

queermuslimsofboston@gmail.com

United States of America

Muslim Women's Network UK

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.

See here for more details For the MWN helpline, please call 0800 999 5786 or 0303 999 5786

United Kingdom

Transgender Law Center

Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of gender identity or expression.

For general enquiries, call (510) 587-9696 They also run a collect line for people in prison / detention, this number is (510) 380-8229

United States of America