Other Organisations and Services

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There have been a number of confirmed cases of monkeypox in the UK. There is more information here on what you should do if you think you have monkeypox and vaccinations. There is more information from GOV.UK, NHS Advice and Terrence Higgins Trust.

You can find monkeypox Vaccination Clinics here.

  • Government advice – click here
  • NHS advice – click here
  • Every Mind Matters – click here
  • The Wolverton Centre (appointment only)
  • Kingston Hospital, Galsworthy Road, Kingston KT2 7QB
  • Telephone: 020 8974 9331

  • Dean Street offer PrEP, STI screening, HIV services, and sexual health help and advice in London.
  • NHS overview and advice
  • Terrence Higgins Trust provide information about HIV, other sexually
    transmitted infections and how to maintain good sexual health. There are resources for people living with HIV and those newly diagnosed.
  • Metro provide counselling for those affected by HIV in South West London.
  • GALOP provides advocacy and casework support for LGBT+ people who have experience abuse and violence.
  • Stonewall Housing provides free confidential advice on safe housing for LGBT+ domestic abuse victims in London.
  • National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline 0800 999 5428
  • LGBT+ Hate Crime Helpline 0207 704 2040
  • National Conversion Therapy Helpline 0800 130 3335

You can find the directory of counselling services here. Connected Kingston is a site dedicated to helping people navigate local services.

London Friend offer counselling, social support groups as well as a drug and alcohol support service.

Ruils Bridging the Gap is a pocket guide, developed by service users to navigate services.

Healthy changes start with little changes. Whether you want to lose weight, get active or quit smoking, Better Health is here with lots of free tools and support.

  • Alzheimer’s Society – find support near you by clicking here
  • Alzheimer’s Society Kingston
  • LGBT: Living with dementia – download here
  • Supporting a lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans person with dementia – click here
  • Alzheimer’s disease and dementia resources for LGBT people – click here

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  • No Straight Answer (NSA) is a youth club that provides support, guidance and a safe space for young people identifying as LGBTQI+ to make new friends, socialise and take part in a wide range of activities. They also promote young people’s understanding of LGBTQI+ identity, relationships and mental health.
  • The Wild Mind Project offers a range of nature and creative activities, and a safe space to share your thoughts or feelings with other LGBTQ+ young people.
  • Student Spectra provide a range of services for those young people (aged 13 – 18) pan-London.
  • The Proud Trust is an LGBT+ organisation that supports young people through youth groups, peer support, mentoring programs and the Proud Connections chat service.
  • CouRAGEus Project work with young women affected by violence and abuse. They offer LGBTQ+ club called Fruit Loops. It is a twice monthly in person social space for young people aged 15-22 to come together and have fun.
  • Mosiac Trust offer pan-London services to young people, including a youth club, culture club, counselling and mentoring.
  • Free2B is a London based community organisation, supporting LGBTQ+ young people and their parents. The youth groups are offered pan-london (near Clapham Junction) and also online.

Regard – national organisation of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender and queer people (LGBTQ) who self-identify as disabled

  • Gendered Intelligence – a trans-led charity whose mission is to increase understandings of gender diversity
  • GIRES (Gender Identity Research and Education Society) – promotes research, campaigns, provides publications, especially in the medical and health care field
  • Nonbinary Wiki – wiki dedicated to nonbinary gender identities
  • Press for Change – the UK’s leading experts in transgender law; campaigns and provides some legal advice and takes on key test cases
  • Twilight People – stories of faith and gender beyond the binary – a landmark project that discovers and celebrates the hidden history of transgender and gender-variant people of faith in the UK past and present
  • Blossom – provides free peer-to-peer social & targeted sessions. They off life skill classes such as all-inclusive makeup classes, gym classes, or cooking classes
  • Mermaids – provides support to transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse children, young people, and their families
  • Metro Transcend – an online fortnightly relaxed space to socialise with other trans and gender diverse people.
  • Trans Unite is a UK directory of support groups for gender-variant people.
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