Local & National LGBT Services 
Support Groups & Helplines

Services for Lesbians, Gays, 
Bisexuals & Transgenders

If you are running an LGBT Group or Organisation and would
like to be listed on our website then please get in touch.

Please note that some information is taken from LGF OutnorthWest Magazine
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Gender Reassignment helpful websites

Wigan Open Minds Project (North West)

Peer led voluntary lesbian, gay, bisexual and 
transgendered youth group for 18 - 25 year olds.

Meets monthly for social and educational projects.

Call  01942 203 363, Email - antony.a@antonysimpson.com

Leigh B.yoU Project (North West)

Group for young lesbian, gay and bisexual young 
people offering youth work sessions and 1-2-1 support

Meets Mondays 7pm - 9pm and Thursdays 6pm - 8pm

Call  01942 203363 or email - j.henry@wiganmbc.gov.uk


The Armistead Centre Liverpool - 

A Healthy Lifestyle Project for Gay & 

Bisexual Men 1st Floor Musker Buildings. 

1 Stanley Steet, Liverpool. L1 6AA


Helpline: 0151 227 1931 Website: www.armisteadcentre.co.uk 

Email: info@armisteadcentre.co.uk

Opening Times: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 12pm - 6pm* 

and Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 2pm - 9:30pm 


OF THESE HOURS ON 0151 227 1893


Armistead Youth - A Youth drop - in for lesbian , gay and 

bisexual people age 13 to 19 Saturdays 1pm - 3:30pm 0151 227 1931

Queer Notions - Positive thinking about sexuality and mental health

0151 227 9977 website: www.queernotions.org.uk 

email: queernotions@hotmail.com


Spirit Level Transgender Support Group - For anyone whose life 

is affected by questions of gender identity Monthly meets held at the 

Armistead Centre Helpline: 0870 990 8996 Call for further information


GYRO - Gay Youth R Out Social & Support Group 

Thursdays 7pm - 9:30pm (16 to 25 only)

YPAS , 36 Bolton Street , Liverpool , 

L3 5LX 0151 203 0824 webite www.gyro.org.uk email gyro@ypas.org.uk


Manchester BiPhoria (Manchester)
Local Bisexual social support group meets the 1st Tuesday of each month.
Info: www.biphoria.org.uk / 07941 811 124

Icebreakers (Manchester)

Icebreakers is a self-help group which caters for gay and bisexual
men who are coming out, coming out of a relationship, feeling 
isolated or who are new to Manchester. The group meet every
Wednesday from 8pm at Princess House, 
before moving on to the Village for a drink.

For more information,please visit the Icebreakers website 
or contact the LGF Helpline on 0845 3 30 30 30 (daily)

Black LGBT Group (Manchester)

A support and social group for black people who identify as LGBT. 
Activities include discussions, socials and outings. 
The group meet on the last Thursday of every month
at Princess House, from 7.30pm - 9pm.

For more information, please contact the Helpline on 
0845 3 30 30 30 6pm-10pm, any evening.

Stepping Stones (Manchester)

Stepping Stones is a support group for lesbians and bisexual women 
who are just coming out, coming out of a relationship or who are new 
to the area. The group has been running for over 10 years and meets 
on the second and fourth Tuesday in every month, 7.30pm-9pm.

For more information please contact the LGF Helpline on 
0845 3 30 30 30, 6pm-10pm, any evening. 

Keshet Jewish (Manchester)

Keshet (Hebrew for rainbow) is a group for people who identify as both
Jewish and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning. 

The group meets on the third Thursday of the month at 8pm at the
Lesbian and Gay Foundation in Manchester and is open to Jews
and their friends from all shades of the rainbow 
(secular to orthodox, patrilineal, matrilineal or wannabe) 
who wish to meet up for an informal chat and make new friends. 

For more information see keshetmanchester.org.uk
or telephone 0845 3 30 30 30 

POUT LGBT Group Chorley (North West)

(under 25's) 

Telephone:  0800 783 1524

PYRO LGBT Group Lancaster (North West)

(under 25's)

Telephone:  07717301821


Flag (East Lancashire)

Forum for lesbians & gays



01282 430 707



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