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Get help & support when you need it!

We want to ensure you have support throughout the year. So, we have compiled a list of both local and national LGBTIQ+ charities and resources. ​If you know an LGBTIQ+ charity or resource that should be on the list, please contact us or reach out to us on our social media platforms.

BAME

Imaan
Imaan

The UK's leading LGBTQ Muslim charity.

Inclusivity
Inclusivity

Supporting BAME Trans People booklet.

Stonewall
Stonewall

Community BAME/PoC LGBTQ Role Models programmes.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse

Galop
Galop

Galop are a registered charity who provide emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people experiencing domestic abuse and operate the National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline.

LGBTIQ+ Support

Age UK Oxfordshire
Age UK Oxfordshire

Age UK Oxfordshire is an independent charity working in Oxfordshire to offer support and services to older people. Including within the LGBT+ community.

Crisis
Crisis

If you are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, we can help. We offer support, advice and courses in 12 locations across Great Britain.

FFLAG
FFLAG

Supporting parents and families and their LGBT+ members.

Samaritans
Samaritans

Whatever you’re facing, a Samaritan will face it with you. Every six seconds, Samaritans answer a call for help. We’re here, day or night, for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.

Shelter
Shelter

If you are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, we can help.

Stonewall
Stonewall

Campaigns for equality of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans people.

Stop Hate UK
Stop Hate UK

Stop Hate UK provide independent and confidential support to those affected by hate crime, reports can be made online or via 24-hour freephone helpline.

Support U
Support U

A friendly helpline service that provides support for all aspects of issues surrounding sexuality through the telephone, email and face to face drop-in centre in Reading.

Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline
Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline

A place for calm words when you need them most. We’re here to help you with whatever you want to talk about. Nothing is off limits, and we understand how anxious you might feel before you pick up the phone.

Thames Valley Police
Thames Valley Police

Report a crime.

Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline
Victim Support

Victim Support is a national charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends and anyone else affected across England and Wales. We also speak out as a national voice for victims and witnesses and campaign for change.

LGBTIQ+ Venues

The Jolly Farmers
The Jolly Farmers

Oxford's oldest running LGBTIQ+ pub, located in the heart of the city centre. Offering weekly quiz, open mic, cabaret and guest PAs, also a large Gin range to choose from and a sun trap garden.

The Jolly Farmers
The Plush Lounge

Plush is Oxford's premier LGBTIQ+ venue, offering amazing drinks offers, live acts, and great resident DJ's.

Mental Health Services

CALM
CALM

If you’re a male in the UK who needs to talk or find support (5pm–midnight, 365 days a year).

MindOut
MindOut

If you are feeling stressed, isolated and uncertain you are not alone, our LGBTQ online support workers are here every day. Research shows that contact with others who understand how you are feeling is crucial to supporting your mental health especially during the coronavirus crisis. LGBTQ mental health matters, now more than ever. If you are LGBTQ and feeling low, anxious or isolated, we are here for you.

Oxfordshire Mind
Oxfordshire Mind

We’re here to make sure anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support.

Safe Haven Banbury
Safe Haven Banbury

If you experience a mental health crisis at the weekend, they offer crisis support seven days a week (6pm-10pm).

Safe Haven Oxford
Safe Haven Oxford

If you experience a mental health crisis at the weekend, they offer crisis support seven days a week (6pm-10pm).

Sexual Health Services

Sexual Health Oxfordshire
Sexual Health Oxfordshire

We provide free sexual health screening (tests), treatment, contraception and advice. We also provide care and treatment for people living with HIV. Remember, most infections ARE curable, don’t delay getting tested.

Terrence Higgins Trust
Terrence Higgins Trust

We provide sexual health screening (tests), treatment, contraception and advice. We also provide advice for people living with HIV.

Student Unions

Oxford Brookes LGBT+ Society
Oxford Brookes LGBT+ Society

We hope to represent, empower, support, inspire, and foster a healthy community for LGBTQ+ students and allies.

Oxford University LGBTQ+ Society
Oxford University LGBTQ+ Society

We are a student run society of over 2500+ members that hosts a multitude of social and welfare events throughout the term, and provides welfare support and advice to LGBTQ+ students here at Oxford.

Transgender Support

Gendered Intelligence
Gendered Intelligence

Understanding gender diversity in creative ways including KA-POW (Knowledge is Power) is a new on-line resource from GI for young Trans and variant people.

Mermaids
Mermaids

Gender-diverse kids, young people and their families.

TransUnite
TransUnite

Find a Transgender Support Group Near You.

Young People

Albert Kennedy Trust
Albert Kennedy Trust

Supports LGBT homeless young people in crisis.

ChildLine
ChildLine

A free, private and confidential service for anyone under 19 years old, whether it's something big or small, our trained counsellors are here to support you.

It Gets Better
It Gets Better

Project created to inspire hope for young people facing harassment.