LGBTQI+ Services

If you need help or someone to talk to, please contact at least one of the services below. They are here to help you.

If you are feeling suicidal


Maytree offers a befriending service and respite stay for people in suicidal crisis.  If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts or feelings, please give them a call.

If you need FREE legal advice

Naz and Matt Foundation have partnered with our friends at Ashton Ross Law to provide a free legal advice service for the LGBTQI+ community. Contact them if you are experiencing legal issues as a result of your sexuality

If you need someone to talk to

If you need sexual health counselling or instant HIV testing

Naz Project London

If you are homeless, or need an emergency place to stay

Albert Kennedy Trust

  • Shelter Housing Advice Line: 0808 800 4444
    (8am-8pm Mon-Fri / 8am-5pm Sat-Sun)
  • London: 020 7831 6562
    Open 10am – 4:30pm Mon-Fri
  • Manchester: 0161 228 3308
    Open 10am – 4:30pm Mon-Fri.
  • Newcastle-upon-Tyne: 0191 281 0099
    Open 10am – 4:30pm Mon-Fri.

If you are victim of ‘honour’ crime, or know someone who is

Karma Nirvana – Honour Network Helpline
A dedicated helpline not only for victims but also for professionals in need of guidance. All call-handlers have experience in risk assessing cases of forced marriages and honour based abuse.

If you need asylum in the UK and identify as LGBTQI+

If you are Muslim and identify as LGBTQI+ and would like to meet other Trans or Gay Muslims



If you need general help advice and guidance

LGBT Foundation Helpline

  • 0345 3 30 30 30 (10am-10pm every day)

Can’t find the help you need on this page?

Contact the London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard

  • 0300 330 0630 (calls at local rate)

Report a hate crime

You may report a hate crime online that you have personally experienced or witnessed. You may do so anonymously and doing so will allow the police to act upon it. The form takes just a few minutes to complete

Report a hate crime