Useful Contacts

We have put together some contacts and links to organisations that might be useful to you.

NHS 24

111 – Freephone out-of-hours service for injuries and medical emergencies.

LGBT Helpline Scotland

0300 123 2523 or helpline@lgbthealth.org.uk for information and support.

Phones open every Tues + Wed 12pm-9pm.

LGBT Age

Contact Jean on 0141 271 2330 or jean@lgbthealth.or.uk – 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 help@galop.org.uk – 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

Equality Network

0131 467 6039 or en@equality-network.org – For LGBT Equality rights in Scotland.

Age UK Advice Line

0800 678 1602 – LGBT information and advice for older people.

Open daily 8am – 7pm.

National LGBT Dementia Project

If you are affected by dementia and would like to find out more, please contact Megan on 0141 271 2330 or megan@lgbthealth.org.uk

LGBT Mental Health and Wellbeing

0141 271 2330

For counselling, individual support and information, contact elizabeth@lgbthealth.org.uk.

For social events, workshops and groups, contact benn@lgbthealth.org.uk

Central Scotland Transgender Group

This group can be contacted by emailing sarah_m_whyte@yahoo.co.uk

Sandyford Transwomen Support Group

Email sandyfordtranswomen@yahoo.co.uk 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 katrina@lgbthealth.org.uk – 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.

Non-Binary Scotland

Email nonbinaryscotland@gmail.com – 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.

Stonewall Scotland

Call 0131 474 8019 or info@stonewallscotland.org.uk – information service, putting LGBT people in touch with organisations who provide support.

Waverley Care

Call 0141 332 2520 or contact@waverleycare.org – Scotland’s HIV charity, providing services for support throughout Scotland.

Steve Retson Project

Call 0141 211 8130 or SteveRetsonProject@ggc.scot.nhs.uk – specialist health service for gay and bisexual men and men who have sex with men.

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.

HIV Scotland

Call 0131 558 3713 or contact via email on the website, www.hiv.scot/contact-us

Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland

Call 0808 802 1221 website – www.tht.org.uk/contact-us

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.

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