Useful links

Brighton and Hove LGBT Switchboard
Brighton & Hove LGBT Switchboard was established in 1975 and is here to listen to, inform and support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Brighton & Hove and beyond. Originally a helpline, we now offer much more.

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

Opening Doors
Opening Doors London (ODL) with Age UK Camden as the lead agency, and in partnership with Age UKs across London, is the biggest project providing information and support services with and for older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans people in the UK.

Camden LGBT forum
Camden LGBT Forum is run by LGBT people for LGBT people and holds a monthly meeting open to all LGBT people in the London Borough of Camden and those with concerns about LGBT issues.

LGBT consortium
We are a national membership organisation focusing on the development and support of LGBT groups, projects and organisations; so they can deliver direct services and campaign for individual rights.

LGBT Foundation
LGBT Foundation, formerly known as The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF), is a national charity delivering a wide range of services to lesbian, gay and bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities.

Safe Ageing No Discrimination (SAND)
SAND raises community awareness and helps local authorities, care providers and carers to address the fears and discrimination that may be experienced by older & old LGBT people and carers by overcoming prejudice in care, stopping negativity, protecting those who are vulnerable and encouraging openness about specific LGBT needs.

Age UK
Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.

Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender (CRAG)
The Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender (CRAG) is an established research centre within the Department of Sociology at the University of Surrey, which builds on the research reputation of members of the Department in this area. CRAG focuses specifically on the interconnections between gender and ageing.