Information Links and Helplines:


LGBT Support

  • The Intercom Trust

The South West lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community group. Information and confidential help, training, advocacy and campaigns to combat homophobic school bullying.

Helpline: 0845 6020818

Tel: 01392 201015

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.intercomtrust.org.uk


  • The LGBT Collective

Central point for information on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans groups and projects across the South West peninsula.

Website: www.lgbtcollective.org.uk


  • Proud 2 B

Based in Devon but working across the country, Proud 2 B offer social groups, projects, weekends, Totnes’ first Pride event as well as campaigning and lobbying mentoring, radio shows and much more! Encouraging and supporting all LGBT people to be proud of who they are.

Tel: 0777 347 5485

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.proud2beproject.org/


  • It’s All About You

Counselling for LGBT Communities in Devon.

Counselors across the Devon area. Confidential and professional. Free half hour session.

Tel: 07500 015 574

E-mail: [email protected]

Web: www.itsallaboutyoucounselling.co.uk


  • Healthy Gay Cornwall

HIV and Sexual Health for Men in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

Website: http://www.healthygaycornwall.org.uk/ 

Tel: 01209 313419 and ask for Kelvin


  • GlosCats 

Supporting the trans communities across Gloucestershire and beyond….>p />

Web: http://www.gloscats.org.uk/


  • The Gloucestershire Gay and Lesbian Community

Tel: 07050 627273

E-Mail: [email protected]

Website: http://gglc.co.uk/


  • Stonewall

Stonewall is a national gay, lesbian and bisexual campaigning and lobbying charity.

Tel: 0800 0502020

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.stonewall.org.uk


  • London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard

London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard (LLGS) provides information, support and referral service for lesbians, gay men, bisexual, trans people and anyone who needs to consider issues around their sexuality.

Tel: 03003 300630

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.llgs.org.uk


  • LGBT Bristol

Tel: 01173 534621

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://lgbtbristol.org.uk/


  • Over the Rainbow

Advice, Support and Information for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender community in Bournemouth.

Tel: 01202 257478

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.rainbowbournemouth.co.uk


  • Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gay Men (FFLAG)

FFLAG is a national organisation of supportive parents who have lesbian daughters or gay sons. The parents run local helplines for other parents and for young people.

Tel: 0845 6520311

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.fflag.org.uk


  • REGARD

REGARD is a national, volunteer run organisation of disabled lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgendered people.

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.regard.org.uk

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Youth groups & young people’s help

  • Out Youth Project, Plymouth

A friendly group of LGBTQ young people aged 13-25 in the Plymouth area.

Tel: 07774 336616

Email: [email protected]


  • X-Plore Youth Group

Providing a safe space for LGBTQ young people in Devon. We currently run one group in Exeter (Thursdays) and one in Bideford (Mondays) 6.30 – 8.30pm.
Website: www.lgbtqyouthdevon.org.uk

Phone: 0800 612 3010 for more information

Email: [email protected]


  • Torbay LGBTQ Youth Group

Group for young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people

Tel: 01803 208117 and speak to a worker


  • 2BU Youth Support Group

Youth support service and groups for LGBTQ+ young people in Somerset.

Tel: 07799 136552

Email: [email protected] or [email protected] 

Website:www.2bu-somerset.co.uk


  • Gay-Glos

Supporting LGBT people, their friends and family across Gloucestershire

Tel: 01452 306800

Website: http://www.gay-glos.org/


  • LGBTQ Youth Cornwall

LGBTQ Youth Cornwall is for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Questioning young people who are aged up to 25 years in Cornwall.

Website: www.lgbtqyouthcornwall.co.uk


  • Queer Youth Network

The UK’s National LGBT Youth Organisation.

Tel: 02081236958

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.queeryouth.org.uk/community


  • Mermaids

It is an organisation that supports young transgender people and other young people experiencing issues with their gender identity.

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.mermaidsuk.org.uk


  • ChildLine

It is a free helpline for children and young people in the UK.

Tel: 0800 1111


  • Education Action Challenging Homophobia (EACH)

EACH has information for young people affected by homophobia or transphobia.

Tel: 0808 1000 143

Website: http://eachaction.org.uk/



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Trans groups & links

  • Beaumont Society

This is a National society and Paula is the South West regional officer. Contact by phone or email. Meets at regular venues around the South West. Beaumont Society supports trans people and their families throughout the UK.

Tel: 01392438674

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.beaumontsociety.org.uk/


  • Trans Unite

A not-for-profit organisation run by volunteers which allows members of the transgender & non-binary communities to find a support group local to them. As well as organisations that meet up in person Trans Unite list many online groups with Discord Servers, Telegram and Facebook groups. New groups are being verified and added on an ongoing basis to provide the most up to date resource for the UK.

Web: www.transunite.co.uk


  • T4T girls

Trans social on the second Sunday of each month, 4-9pm. The event is based around a tea and coffee evening in a safe place in the center of Exeter. If you would like to change there are facilities available (but please bring your own mirror). A donation of £1 minimum is suggested and a donation towards the tea/coffee as well please. You are more than welcome to bring cakes to make it a great evening.

Email: [email protected]


  • Qwest F2M group

A group offering guidance and support for all female to male (FTM) identified people. The group is for those at any stage of transition from those still considering their gender identity to people who have completed their transition. You don’t have to be living in the area – if you’re just visiting you’re still welcome to come along. We meet on the third Saturday of each month (except in June and December) from 6.00 – 9.00pm. Contact us to find out more. Meeting days may change when they clash with public holidays and occasionally meetings will be in other parts of the region

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.qwestftmuk.org/


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Sexual health and relationships

  • The Eddystone Trust

The Eddystone Trust is a charity providing HIV and sexual health services across Devon. This includes free condoms; one to one support information and advice around sex and relationships as well as supporting people living with HIV.

Freephone (from landlines): 0800 328 3508

Tel (for all sites) : 01752 254406

Email: [email protected]

Web: www.eddystone.org.uk


  • GMFA - The Gay Men’s Health Charity

It is the UK’s leading charity dedicated to gay men’s health.

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.gmfa.org.uk



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Sexual orientation & belief

  • Metropolitan Community Church, Torbay

Part of a worldwide fellowship of Christian churches with a special outreach to the world’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities.

Tel: 01803 520713

Email: [email protected]


  • Young Lesbian and Gay Christians

Website: www.lgcm.org.uk/ylgc/ylgc.htm


  • Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement

Website: www.lgcm.org.uk


  • Evangelical Fellowship for Lesbian and Gay Christians

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.eflgc.org.uk


  • Safra Project

Information on issues relating to lesbian, bisexual and transgender women who identify themselves as Muslim.

Email: [email protected]


  • Imaan UK

For Muslims who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, or questioning.

Tel: 07849 170793 or 07951 770735

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.imaan.org.uk


  • GALHA (Gay and Lesbian Humanists)

Galha LGBT Humanists campaigns for equality and diversity, particularly relating to sexual orientation and identity – both in the UK and internationally. Since 2012 it is proud to be the LGBT section of the British Humanist Association. It is volunteer-led and funded by supporter donations.

Website: www.galha.org



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  • Pride in Plymouth

Is a non-profit community organisation that brings people and groups together to celebrate and promote the diversity that exist within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans communities in Plymouth. The information, advice and support made available through our events and the pride in Plymouth network with our website as the hub allows us to advance community education so we can work together to eliminate discrimination in relation to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (lgbt) people in Plymouth, the surrounding area and further afield.

Tel: 07935 306029

Email: [email protected]

Web: blog.prideinplymouth.org.uk


  • Gloucestershire Pride

Gloucestershire Pride, The Dick Whittington, 100 Westgate Street, Gloucester

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.glospride.org.uk