Bereavement

Cruse Bereavement Care
http://www.cruse.org.uk/

Bisexuality

BiPhoria social and support group in Manchester
http://www.biphoria.org.uk/

Disability

Disability Equality North-West
http://www.disability-equality.org.uk/

Regard – the national organisation for disabled lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people
facebook.com/groups/131451632773/?fref=ts

Domestic Violence

Galop – LGBT Domestic Violence national helpline
0300 999 5428 or 0800 999 5428

Opening Times:

10am – 8pm Monday
10am – 5pm Tuesday
10am – 5pm Wednesday
10am – 8pm Thursday
1pm – 5pm Friday
(1pm – 5pm Tuesday is trans specific service).

For further information, please contact info@galop.org.uk

Lancashire Victim Services
Tel: 0300 323 0085     E-mail info@lancashirevictimservices.org
Website: www.lancashirevictimservices.org.   Secure E-mail: vcu.lancashire@victimsupport.cjsm.net
OPERATING TIMES FOR LANCASHIRE VICTIM SERVICES – DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICES:  8am – 8pm Monday to Friday Out of hours support provided by Supportline. All enquires to Supportline that require 1-2-1 or further support will be referred to Lancashire Victims Services by the next working day.

Education

LGBT History Month
http://lgbthistorymonth.org.uk/

Schools Out
http://www.schools-out.org.uk/

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia
www.dayagainsthomophobia.org   –   World

Liberty Church
www.libertychurchblackpool.org.uk

Imaan (LGBTQI Muslim Support)
www.imaan.org.uk

Jewish Gay and Lesbian group
www.jglg.org.uk

OneBodyOneFaith (formerly Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement)
www.onebodyonefaith.org.uk

End of Life:

Compassion in Dying
www.compassionindying.org.uk

Advance Decisions:
www.mydecisions.org.uk

Forced Marriage:

Lancashire Constabulary web page:
https://www.lancashire.police.uk/help-advice/personal-safety/forced-marriage-honour-based-violence-and-fgm/

Hate Crime

LGBT Hate Crime worker in Lancashire
email lgbthatecrime@druglinelancs.co.uk 

True Vision – Police’s National Hate Crime Reporting website
True Vision 

Lancashire Police – Hate Crime Reporting
https://doitonline.lancashire.police.uk/IncidentReports/Create

UK LGB&T Hate Crime Helpline
People across England, Scotland and Wales who have experienced, witnessed or know someone who is experiencing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Hate Crime can contact the LGB&T Hate Crime helpline on 0808 801 0661, or visit the website www.stophateuk.org,  for support and information. The helpline is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; calls are free from landlines and most mobiles but they can always call you back if you want.

Intersex

Intersex UK
www.intersexuk.org

Lesbian

GingerBeer
www.gingerbeer.co.uk

LGB&T Media:

Diva
www.divamag.co.uk

Gay Times
www.gaytimes.co.uk

Pink News
www.pinknews.co.uk

G3 Magazine
www.g3mag.co.uk

Attitude
www.attitude.co.uk

The Gay UK
www.thegayuk.com

LGB&T Organisations – Lancashire

Out In The Bay
www.facebook.com/groups/104688999589887/

Blackpool Pride Festival
www.blackpoolpridefestival.co.uk

Horizon project – Blackpool LGB&T Community Development Workers

https://www.facebook.com/HorizonLGBT/
Email: Leah Emerson or Anthony West Mobile: 07875 355390

Preston Pride
https://www.facebook.com/prestonpride/

LGB&T Organisations – Regional and National

LGBT  Foundation
https://lgbt.foundation/

Stonewall UK
www.stonewall.org.uk

London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard
http://switchboard.lgbt/

Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group
www.uklgig.org.uk

LGB&T Parenting:

Proud 2B Parents (LGBT Parents’ group)
www.proud2BParents.co.uk

and www.facebook.com/Proud2bParents

Lancashire County Council – Fostering
www.lancashire.gov.uk/fostering

Lancashire County Council – Adoption
www.lancashire.gov.uk/adoption

The Adolescent and Children’s Trust (TACT)
Rob and Bob’s story

Parallel Parents (fostering organisation)
www.StartFostering.com

LGB&T Sport

Pride Sports / Pride Games (Manchester)
www.pridesports.org.uk

Open Athletics
www.openathletics.org

Blackpool Roller Derby league
https://www.facebook.com/blackpoolrollerderby

Mental Health

Lancashire Counselling Services
http://www.lancashirecounselling.com/

Chi Ko Counselling
http://www.counsellingtherapyinlancashire.co.uk/

Child Action North West
http://www.canw.org.uk

Minds Matter talking therapies

https://www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk/Mindsmatter

LGBT Foundation mental health and well being information and advice:
http://lgbt.foundation/information-advice/mental-health/

NHS Tips for coping with depression
http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/Pages/dealing-with-depression.aspx

Mind OUT – LGBT project based in Brighton and Hove
www.mindout.org.uk

Older People

Blackpool LGB&T Community Development Worker
Email: Leah Emerson or Anthony West  Mobile: 07875 355390

Older & Out (Age Concern Central Lancashire)
http://www.55plus.org.uk/ageconcern/services/older-and-out

Sexual Health and HIV / AIDS

Renaissance at Drugline Lancashire
Healthier Living project – a free & confidential service providing support for those living with and affected by HIV in Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen
http://www.druglinelancs.co.uk/

Blackpool Sexual Health Services
http://blackpoolccg.nhs.uk/local-services/sexual-health-services/

Terrence Higgins Trust:
www.tht.org.uk

AVERT
www.avert.org

My HIV
www.myhiv.org.uk

Substance Use:

Addaction
http://www.addaction.org.uk/

Young Addaction – Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Services
http://www.addaction.org.uk/help-and-support/young-persons-services

Discover – Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services
https://www.gmw.nhs.uk/discover/

Renaissance at Drugline – Lancashire
www.druglinelancs.co.uk   or  https://www.facebook.com/renaissancedll

Trans

East Lancs Swans
https://www.facebook.com/eastlancsswans/

Chrysalis Trans support groups (Blackburn, Blackpool, Preston, Darwen, Accrington))
http://www.transsexualinfo.co.uk

Renaissance Transgender Support Group
http://www.gynwayblackpool.com/renaissance_transgender_forum.htm

Blackpool LGB&T Community Development Worker
Email: awest@druglinelancs.co.uk  Mobile: 07875 355390

Arms Out
Arms Out is a support network for parents of young people who identify as Transgender. Based in the Chorley area but open to parents from all over Lancashire. Contact Lancashire LGBT to be put in touch with the parents who facilitate the network.

UK Trans Info – a national charity focused on improving the lives of trans and non-binary people in the UK
http://uktrans.info

TransWirral
www.transwirral.btik.com

Gendered Intelligence
www.genderedintelligence.co.uk

GIRES – Gender Identity Research & Education Society
http://www.gires.org.uk/

Sparkle
www.sparkle.org.uk

Trans* masculine support and advice
http://tmsauk.org

The Beaumont Society
www.beaumontsociety.org.uk

Depend – support to all family members, spouses, partners and friends of transsexual people in the UK
www.depend.org.uk

Mermaids – support for parents of trans children
www.mermaidsuk.org.uk

Transgender general health
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Transhealth/Pages/Transhealthhome.aspx

Trans Media Watch – a charity dedicated to improving media coverage of trans and intersex issues
www.transmediawatch.org

Young People

Lancashire Young Peoples’ Service  (LGBT groups or 1-2-1 support  in Leyland and Lancaster)
http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/youthzone/things-to-do/groups/lgbtq.aspx

Work It Out (Brook LGBT young people’s groups covering  Blackburn,  Burnley and Hyndburn)
https://www.facebook.com/pages/LGBT-Brook-Work-it-Out/169083429895933?sk=info

UR Potential (LGB&T young people’s groups in Blackpool, Fleetwood and St Annes)
http://www.fyldecoastbeinvolved.co.uk/youth-groups/

Albert Kennedy Trust – Digital Mentoring with “inter-AKT”

A safe and non-judgemental space for young people 16-25 years old who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or questioning their gender identity or sexual orientation to access support.
https://inter-akt.plusguidance.com/?utm_source=LGBT+Foundation+weekly+bulletin&utm_campaign=5e531ac2c4-Weekly+Bulletin+18%2F07%2F2017&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_43f936b912-5e531ac2c4-197447121&mc_cid=5e531ac2c4&mc_eid=a02505c6f7

 

Manchester Parents’ Group

Helpline: 0845 652 2674
Email: manchesterparentsgroup@gmail.com
Website: www.manpg.co.uk

The Proud Trust
www.theproudtrust.org

PAPYRUS UK (Prevention of Young Suicide)
www.papyrus-uk.org

Pace Yourself UK – information for young LGB and T people and their families and friends
www.paceyourselfuk.weebly.com