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Support for LGBTQ+ residents during COVID-19

Find resources, support, virtual groups and more.

The Lewisham LGBT Forum
Lewisham LGBT Forum provides a safe and inclusive space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans + people, and friends and allies, who live, work, study or socialise in the Borough of Lewisham to come together, providing a platform for community members to discuss and coordinate LGBT+ voices on issues that matter to Lewisham residents.

METRO charity
Are an equality and diversity charity providing health, community and youth services in England.They are offering a virtual counselling service for LGBTQ+ adults.

Report a hate crime through METRO.

Resources for LGBTQ+ young people

LGBT Jigsaw
A one-stop-shop for young LGBTQ+ people across London who are homeless or having trouble at home.

It gets better project
The project was created to show young LGBTQ+ people the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach – if they can just get through their teen years.

Mermaids is a support group to help children, teenagers and their families to deal with gender identity issues.

Switchboard is an LGBTQ+ specific helpline.