Support groups

You can find a useful list of nationwide trans support groups on TranzwikiA list of Midlands trans groups follows.

Inclusion here does not mean that these groups are endorsed by the Centre, the Trust or the NHS. If you represent a group you would like to see included here, please contact us.

Notts LGBT+ Network, Nottinghamshire

Providing information and support to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and associated communities of Nottinghamshire

Birmingham LGBT Community Trust, Birmingham

Birmingham LGBT has been working for over a decade to support and sustain a vibrant, diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community in Birmingham

Boston Belles, Boston

Boston Belles provides a free, confidential and discreet, peer support and advice service for all transgender people and their and partners.

Nottingham Chameleons, Nottingham

Nottingham Chameleons is a social and support group for trans people and their families and friends. The group is one of the longest running groups for the UK transgender community.

Derbyshire LGBT+, Derby

Derbyshire LGBT+ has been a central character in the local gay community since its launch in 1983. After frequently being contacted by people who feel that they have difficulties relating to their gender identity. In response, we created dedicated support services for trans people and employed a specialist trans worker.

Gender Matters, Wolverhampton

Gender Matters provides a comprehensive programme of practical support, counselling, advice and information for anyone with any questions or problems concerning their gender identity, or whose loved ones are struggling with gender identity issues.

Leicester Chameleons, Leicester

A fast growing and very friendly group whose aim is to encourage trans people to gain greater confidence. We are always happy to welcome newcomers and all of us remember both the elation and the fear of our first time out.

Leicester LGBT Centre, Leicester

Leicester Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Centre is a voluntary organisation established to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Outskirts, Birmingham

A fast growing and very friendly group whose aim is to encourage trans people to gain greater confidence. We are always happy to welcome newcomers and all of us remember both the elation and the fear of our first time out. Trans men are equally and especially welcome, as are all trans identified or gender variant people.

Transcend, Derby

Our mantra is: To promote and protect the good health of people with gender issues, including (but not limited to) people with gender variance or intersex conditions, their families and carers, in particular but not exclusively by developing and providing services and activities which provide information, advice and support and educate the public in the needs of people with gender issues.

 

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