Wandsworth LGBTQ+ Services

COVID-19 Update April 2020
 

The Wandsworth LGBTQ+ sector is working hard to ensure we can continue to provide support during this difficult time. However, some services may be on hold and many are being delivered remotely/digitally, so please do get in touch with the individual organisations listed below to find out what is currently available.

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Albany Trust

0208 767 1827

239A Balham High Rd, SW17 7BE

Specialist psychotherapy and counselling service for LGBT+ adults. Offers low-cost and sliding scale fee options.

Age UK Wandsworth

02088778940

549 Old York Road, Wandsworth, SW18 1TQ

rebecca.l@ageukwandsworth.org.uk

LGBTQ+ chats – Friendly chats with specially trained LGBTQ+ volunteers, alongside gentle exercises to promote mobility and mindfulness techniques for relaxation.

Balham Library

020 8673 1129

16 Ramsden Rd, Balham, London SW12 8QY

Drag queen storytime for children and families

Reading Rainbow – a monthly group for 18+ on the last Wednesday of the month from 6-7 pm

LGBTQ Drive

Driving lessons for LGBTQ+ individuals aged 17+

160 Falcon Road Sexual Health Clinic

0333 300 2100

Mondays: 5 – 7 pm gay men and men who have sex with men (MSM) walk-in

Wednesdays: 3.30 – 7 pm walk-in for young people 21 and under (includes Free2B mentoring service 4 – 6 pm)

Families Together London

01189 403 160

07951 104 745

FREE – donations welcome

Peer support for parents of LGBTQ+ children (of any age)

Once a month in Battersea and once a month in Kings Cross

Free2B Alliance

07757 502 726

FREE

Youth (9 – 19) – 1:1 mentoring, group support and youth clubs (based in schools and the community)

Parents: monthly support group for parents of trans and gender variant children

Training (costed) to support schools and organisations to become LGBTQ+ inclusive

The Friday Night Club

TheFridayNightClub@hotmail.com

229 Garratt Lane, Wandsworth, London, SW18 4DU

Last Friday of every month from 6-8pm

For more info visit The Friday Night Club page.

Furzedown Project

0207 498 9933

93 Moyser Rd, London SW16 6SJ

An activity centre for the over 60s

50+ LGBTQ+ coffee morning every Thursday. Visit our page for more information. 

+PALS HIV Support Group

A social group for gay and bisexual men who are living with HIV in London.
The service meets once a month in Wandsworth. 
 
Email john@metrocharity.org.uk or call the Metro HIV team on 020 8305 5006.
 

Spectra

0800 587 8302

FREE

Wandsworth-wide

Youth and adult services, aged 13+

Mentoring and counselling provision for under-represented groups including LGBTQ+

Trans specific services

HIV testing and prevention

Wandsworth Care Alliance – LGBT mental health

voicingviews@wandcareall.org.uk

LGBTQ+ mental health – working with mental health commissioners and providing information

Providing ‘Safe to be me’ training to professionals

Wandsworth Education Inclusion Service

mholliday@wandsworth.gov.uk

Supporting schools around: Anti HBT-bullying, LGBTQ+ policies, equality

Providing costed training to staff, pupil assemblies and parents evenings

Help to implement pupil peer support