We have put together some contacts and links to organisations that might be useful to you.
111 – Freephone out-of-hours service for injuries and medical emergencies.
LGBT Helpline Scotland
Phones open every Tues + Wed 12pm-9pm.
Contact Jean on 0141 271 2330 or email@example.com – a project for LGBT people aged 50 and over, promoting health and wellbeing and creating social opportunities.
National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline
0800 999 5428 or firstname.lastname@example.org – Emotional and practical support for LGBTI+ people experiencing domestic abuse.
Phones open Mon, Tues + Fri 10am – 5pm (Tues 1pm – 5pm is trans specific service) and Wed + Thurs 10am – 8pm. Online chat open Wed + Thurs 5pm – 8pm – visit www.galop.org.uk
Age UK Advice Line
0800 678 1602 – LGBT information and advice for older people.
Open daily 8am – 7pm.
National LGBT Dementia Project
LGBT Mental Health and Wellbeing
For counselling, individual support and information, contact email@example.com.
For social events, workshops and groups, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Central Scotland Transgender Group
This group can be contacted by emailing email@example.com
Sandyford Transwomen Support Group
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Colin Mackillop on 0141 211 8416 – Peer support group for transwomen who reside in Glasgow, West of Scotland and beyond. This group meets 1st Wednesday of each month from 6pm – 7.45pm and 3rd Saturday of each month from 12pm – 2pm. Affiliated to Sandyford, but a separate entity.
T Time Glasgow
Email email@example.com – 1st Saturday of each month 1pm – 4pm, 12 Queen’s Crescent, G4 9AS. An informal social gathering that welcome trans and non-binary people and anyone questioning their identity.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org – Provides support and social opportunities for people who self-identify as outwith gender binary, or are questioning whether they might be.
Strathclyde Gay and Lesbian Switchboard
Call 0141 847 0447 – Offers a wide range of services to LGBTI+ people in the area.
Steve Retson Project
Open for appointments Mon – Fri 9am – 4.30pm.
Scottish Refugee Council
Call 0141 223 7979 – telephone advice service – new guide available for LGBT asylum seekers.
Phones open Mon, Tues, Thurs + Fri 10am – 12pm and 2pm – 4pm, and Wed 2pm – 4pm.
Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland
Please note that we are not responsible for the content or services listed by the organisations above. If you know of other services that should be there then we would love to hear about them and help share them with young people in Renfrewshire. Get in touch with us.