LGBTQ+ support

We have commissioned the following 3 services for our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual community (LGBTQ+).

Services for Adults


Support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer people. Includes specialist services for these groups:

  • older people, those aged 50+
  • domestic abuse, supporting victims and survivors
  • dementia support, supporting those with dementia or concerned about memory loss
  • trans and non-binary people
  • Grief Encounters, a peer support group for those who have experienced a bereavement.

Phone: 01273 204050
Website: Switchboard 


Providing specialist mental health and wellbeing support for LGBTQ+ people, including:

  • mental health advocacy
  • peer support group work and peer mentoring
  • counselling
  • telephone befriending
  • daily and out of hours online support
  • suicide prevention initiatives
  • trans and non-binary specific and specialist support
  • volunteering opportunities.

Phone: 01273 234839
Website: MindOut

Services for children and young adults

Allsorts Youth Project

Support for children and young people under 26 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or exploring their sexual orientation and/or gender identity (LGBTQ+), and their families.

Phone: 01273 721100
Website: Allsorts Youth Project 


Search ESCIS directory (East Sussex Community Information Service) for both adult and youth LGBTQ+ support groups and organisations.

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