Emotional health is an important part of everyone’s life, but it can be especially important for LGBT people when: dealing with gender identity, coming out, meeting other LGBT people, starting a family or starting new relationships. LGBT people can often find it difficult to seek support, but it’s important that you feel able to ask for the support that you need.
Scroll down the list for links to Faith groups.
A local organisation with a Queens voluntary service award that provides free and completely confidential information, support and counselling services for the LGBT community in Oxford. We’re here for anyone with questions about being gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans*, or anything else to do with gender or sexuality. Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday night between 7 and 9pm.
Tel 01865 726893
Oxfordshire Mind is a mental health charity available to offer a resource for anyone in the LGBTQ+ community who may have mental health needs. They do in particular provide safe spaces and peer support groups where people can talk freely, meet other like-minded people, and gain help and advice.
County Of Oxfordshire Advice on Care and Health
Developed by the Oxfordshire GP Federations with NHS funding, COACH is a one-stop 24/7 health and care resource. Easily access information needed to understand and manage health conditions and find local health and care support services.
Oxfordshire Public Health
We are a team of professionals whose role is to improve and protect the health of local residents. Phone 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday.
Tel: 01865 328606
An Oxfordshire based hypno-psychotherapist who is trained by the National College of Hypno-Psychotherapy and UKCP. Zayna specialises in assisting clients from Poly, Non-monogamous, sexually alternative, fetish, kink and LGBTQ lifestyles.
Particularly those young people (13-25) who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender. This group is also for people who are unsure about their sexuality and may be questioning it. Friends of young people are also welcome at their first couple of meetings for support.
Elmore Community Services
Elmore Community Services has over twenty five years’ experience of providing flexible floating support to people in the Oxfordshire area. They work with you by supporting you to link with the local services that you need and work towards gaining stability in your life. Currently mostly working with adults with mental health conditions they can provide both emotional and practical support. Elmore will help build your confidence and independence.
213 Barns Road, Cowley OX4 3UT
Office phone: 01865 200130
LGBT+ and Addiction
This educational guide for the LGBTQ+ community about substance abuse was developed by a US based organisation: drugrehab.com/guides/lgbtq
Albert Kennedy Trust
Supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender homeless young people (aged 16-25)
Call 0207 831 65620207 831 6562
The national organisation of Disabled Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals and Transgendered people
Providing support following hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse, we’re here for you. We also support lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system.
Independent Health Complaints Advocacy
Do you want to complain about your NHS care or treatment? Independent Health Complaints Advocacy is a free, independent advocacy service that can help you make a complaint about any aspect of your NHS care or treatment. This includes treatment in a private hospital or care home that is funded by the NHS.
FIRST SUNDAY is fellowship for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, or questioning their sexuality (LGBTQ). We meet at St Columba’s United Reformed Church in Oxford, UK, on the first Sunday of the month. You don’t have to be LGBTQ or a Christian to come along.
For gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Anglicans.
Address: Changing Attitude National Office: Corner Cottage, Saltmarshe, Howden, East Yorkshire, DN14 7RY
Muslim LGBT support
Jewish Gay and Lesbian Group
The longest established Jewish LGBT group in the world
Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement
Works for the full inclusion of gay, lesbian and bisexual people in the Christian churches.
Call 01636 673072
Quest, Lesbian and Gay Catholics