The Lesbian and Gay Foundation (LGF) provide a wide range of support services to lesbian, gay and bisexual people.
Our services and activities include: a range of support groups; face-to-face counselling; a helpline, email and pop-in service; a befriending scheme; a sexual health programme, (including outreach testing clinics and the largest free condom scheme outside of London); anti-homophobia projects in schools; a substance-misuse project; organisational training; a regional magazine; a range of guides and resources; a national website; advice surgeries; LGB&T infrastructure support; various research projects and policy campaigning.
The promotion of equality has always been implicit in the work of the LGF. In recent years the charity has developed a greater role in promoting awareness of the needs and experiences of LGB people and in campaigning for equality.
We are increasingly invited to provide consultancy, advice and assistance to public sector bodies on the needs and views of LGB communities.
The LGF has always worked in partnership with other organisations to deliver its services. It continues to have good working relationships with organisations which deliver complementary services and which commission or support the delivery of services to LGB&T people.
The LGF has over a decade of experience in assessing and meeting the changing needs of LGB&T communities and doing this using a range of organisational and governance structures. The LGF is increasingly supporting the work of other LGB&T groups.
On this particular goal the LGF works in partnership with, and on behalf of trans organisations and groups.
At the beginning of 2010, the LGF established the ‘National LGB&T Partnership’. This involves 11 other key regional partners across the country, in addition to a growing stakeholder group, to ensure that the needs of LGB&T people are considered and included within the health agenda.
Our support services are staffed by a team of dedicated staff and volunteers. So whether its relationships, coming out, family stuff, knowing your legal rights reporting a hate crime or you just need someone to talk to get in touch and tell us how we can help.
Whatever your needs, we are here to support you. If you cannot find the information you are looking for please get in touch with us
Tel: 0845 3 30 30 30 (or 0161 2358035 from a mobile) or e-mail: email@example.com
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