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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LBGT)

National Helplines and Websites

DIVERSITAY: Diversitay operate an LGBT ( lesbian gay bisexual transgender ) helpline.
Tel: 01382 202620 (Mon between 7-9pm)
Email: contact@diversitay.org.uk

Broken Rainbow: UK wide support for survivors of same sex domestic violence

Tel: 02085 399507 (Open Mon to Fri 9am to 1pm, and 2pm to 5pm)
Web: http://www.brokenrainbow.org.uk/help/advice

Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays:  Confidential helplines are run across the UK by voluntary parents of LGB people to support parents and their children

Tel: 01454 852418
Web: www.fflag.org.uk

LGBT Centre for Health and Wellbeing:  A Healthy Living Centre initiative which opened in 2003 to promote the health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland.  The Transition Support Service will provide a holistic programme of support to transgender people undergoing gender transition.
Tel (helpline): 03001232523 (Open Tues & Wed 12-9pm)
Tel: 01315 231100
Web: http://www.lgbthealth.org.uk/ 

London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard: This Switchboard provides an information, support and referral service throughout the UK.

Tel: 02078 377324 (Open 7 days a week 24 hours)

Mermaids: Supporting children and young people suffering from gender identity issues, as well as their families and professionals involved in caring for them.
Tel: 0344 334 0550
Web: www.mermaidsuk.org.uk

Pink Families: National support for LGBT parents and families

Tel: 08701 273274 (Open Mon to Fri 9am - 12 noon)
Web: www.pinkfamilies.com

Scottish Transgender Alliance: Campaigns to improve gender reassignment and gender identity inclusion, rights and equality.
Tel: 0131 467 6039
Web: www.scottishtrans.org.uk

Stonewall Information Service: A freephone information service to respond to questions callers have around Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual issues.
Tel: 08000 50 20 20(Open Mon to Fri 9.30am to 5.30pm)
Web: http://www.stonewall.org.uk

 

GROUPS AND SERVICES IN FIFE

LGBT Youth: LGBT Youth Scotland is the largest youth and community-based organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland. The charity's mission is to:
“empower lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people and the wider LGBT community so that they are embraced as full members of the Scottish family at home, school and in every community.”
Web: www.lgbtyouth.org.uk

 

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