People affected by cancer in East Lothian now have access to a new service that can offer emotional, practical and financial advice and support.
GIRES (Gender Identity Research & Education Society)
GIRES is a UK wide organisation whose purpose is to improve the lives of trans and gender diverse people of all ages, including those who are non-binary and non-gender.
Mermaids has been supporting trans and gender-diverse children, young people, and their families since 1995.
0808 801 0400
LGBT Youth Scotland
We are Scotland’s national charity for LGBTI young people, working with 13–25 year olds across the country. We also deliver the LGBT Charter programme to schools, organisations and businesses. Our goal is to make Scotland the best place to grow up for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex young people. We play a leading role in the provision of quality youth work to LGBTI young people that promotes their health and wellbeing, and are a valued and influential partner in LGBTI equality
Edinburgh: 0131 555 3940 or Glasgow: 0141 552 7425
LGBT Domestic Abuse Scotland
The LGBT Domestic Abuse project works across Scotland to raise awareness of LGBT people's experiences of domestic abuse and improve service responses to LGBT people who experience domestic abuse and other forms of gender based violence.
0300 123 2523
We are continuing to support LGBT+ who have experienced hate crime, sexual violence and/or domestic abuse while remote working. Referrals to access these services can be made by emailing [email protected] or completing our online referral form. We can provide support through telephone, email, text and WhatsApp.
0800 999 5428
Scottish Trans Alliance
The Scottish Trans Alliance project (Scottish Trans for short) has been funded by the Scottish Government Equality Unit since 2007. We assist transgender people, service providers, employers and equality organisations to engage together to improve gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland.
0131 476 9006
LGBT Health and Wellbeing
Working to improve the health, wellbeing and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland.
0300 123 2523
Community Groups in Scotland
You can browse this list of community groups by location, with separate sections for Edinburgh and Glasgow. This directory provides the details of all the community groups that are supported by us, as well as a directory for a number of physical activity groups, art groups and community social groups. For a comprehensive directory of LGBT groups and organisations across Scotland please visit the Equality Network, ScotsGay‘s and LGBT Scotland websites.
Terrence Higgins Trust
Advisers can provide emotional support if you are worried about your sexual health or have concerns about living with HIV. Help to access services local to you across the UK, whether provided by THT or by someone else.
0808 802 1221