Help and Advice

We are currently living through times that could not have been foreseen or predicted. Nevertheless the Forum is doing everything we can to reach out and support our members.

Covid-19 might have taken away some things but it can never stop us innovating and adapting our services and support to accommodate a fast-changing environment. 

Here are some LGBT+ specific resources that you might find helpful in the fight against the pandemic.

NAM aidsmap

NAM changes lives by sharing information about HIV & AIDS. 

aidsmap News - read the latest news about living with HIV in the current epidemic.

Free Counselling and Life-Coaching

Loneliness and isolation are a real problem for millions of Londoners and the restrictions introduced to help combat COVID-19 have only made things worse.

Connect Well are offering anyone living in Westminster who is aged 18+ and part of the BAME, LGBT or HIV community free counselling, life coaching and wellbeing services if they are struggling with loneliness, isolation, depression, anxiety or stress.

Thrive LDN Support Services

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Undoubtedly the first lockdown had a considerable impact on the mental health and wellbeing of Londoners. 

As we continue with restrictions which limit our daily lives, you may be concerned about the months ahead and the health and happiness of loved ones and people you support, or indeed your own wellbeing.

Thrive LDN is continuing to coordinate the public mental health response to the pandemic on behalf of Public Health England London and wider partners. They provide a number of Tools and Resources.

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Read the latest update from Thrive LDN.

Albert Kennedy Trust

AKT supports LGBTQ+ young people aged 16 to 25 in the UK who are facing or experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile environment.  Read More

Support for EU Citizens

Much has changed this year, but one thing hasn't: Europe will always be a huge part of London's identity, and hold a special place in our hearts. The common outlook and experiences that bind us together will endure. And the emotional, human and cultural connections forged over many centuries will live on.

Support is available if you need it.

The following organisations can assist If you need advice on any LGBT issues: