Advice Guide - Citizens Advice Bureaux provide free, confidential, impartial and independent advice on a very broad range of subjects, including debt, benefits, housing, legal matters, employment, immigration and consumer issues. CABs are open to everyone regardless of race, gender, sexuality or disability. CABs covers advice in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. You can find details of your local CAB or obtain advice on-line at their website.
Advicenow - is an independent, not-for-profit website providing accurate, up-to-date information on rights and legal issues.They provide information leaflets and articles on a wide range of topics, including benefits, immigration, and employment. They have information for cohabiting couples, including same-sex couples, in their Living Together section. They also have a section called "Is that Discrimination?" which offers information about discrimination issues.
ALife Podcast - a weekly podcast about asexuality and asexuals. The show is open to topic suggestions or listener questions. It welcomes guest speakers and possible regular panellists.
AVEN - Asexual Visibility and Education Network. AVEN hosts the world's largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike.
Boken Rainbow - National LGBT Domestic Violence Helpline (Mondays & Thursdays 2pm–8pm & Wednesdays 10am–5pm).
Community Legal Advice - Call for free and confidential advice paid for by legal aid. If you live on a low income or benefits you can get independent advice about debt, education, benefits and tax credits, employment and housing problems. Calls cost no more than 4p per minute from a BT landline, but they also have a 'Call me back' service. Please visit website for more information.
COTS - (Childlessness Overcome Through Surrogacy) is an organisation offering support and advice to people about having a child
Edward Carpenter Community is a group of gay men committed to principles of caring, trusting, personal growth, sharing, and creativity aimed at nurturing 'community' as an alternative to the commercial scene. They organise Gay Men's Weeks and shorter events each year at venues across the country. Please visit their website for more information and event dates.
EFLGC - The EFLGC is a group of evangelical lesbian and gay Christians who offer nationwide support, residential weekend conferences, links with similar Christian organisations, and regional gatherings across the UK.
FAN - is an LGBT community group local to us in northampton who's aims are to reduce isolation and encourage participation by organising, hosting and promoting social activities and events. Postal address: c/o Northampton Volunteering Centre, 15, St Giles Street, Northampton, NN1 1JA
Telephone: 0798 225 0002
FFLAG - Friends and Families of Lesbians and Gays is a nationwide support organisation for families or friends of gay people, who may need support and advice.
Free Condoms - How to get free condoms in Northampton
Gay By Degree - Stonewall’s University Guide is for lesbian, gay and bisexual prospective students
The Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association - campaigns on behalf of lesbians, gay men and bisexuals and in particular supports those who are non-religious.
Galyic - A website filled with information for young LGB people. Includes info on bullying, coming out, health, housing and a section for parents.
Gay Dads - An online support group for all gay dads in the UK.
Gay Mums - Online support website for all gay mums in the UK.
Gendered Intelligence - Gendered Intelligence is a community interest company that runs arts programmes, creative workshops, and trans youth group sessions that looks to engage people in debates about gender. They work predominantly within young people’s settings and have educative aims. They believe the arts is an amazing tool for sharing our stories, platforming our voices and building awareness around the ways in which heteronormativity regulates and restricts everyone. They have a youth group that provides travel bursaries to those travelling into london to get there.
Gender Trust - UK charity helping with gender issues. Offers information and support to transsexuals, gender dysphoric and transgender people.
GOC - consists of about LGBT 40 groups, which are either geographically based or specialise in a type of activity (e.g. climbing), and all events are organised through one of those groups. Please visit their website for more information and event schedule.
IMAAN - A social and support network for LGBT Muslims, and their families and friends. They hold monthly meetings in London.
Kent Police Advise - Kent Police advise for LGBT youth
Lesbian Line - The Line was established to help women who are questioning their sexuality and who seek a safe and confidential environment in which to meet other lesbians. The group provides friendly drop in sessions for all ages every wed eve in Northampton. Come for a chat, cuppa, free internet access and catch up on any local events.
LGBT History Month - Find out about your history and the aims of having an LGBT history month
LGBT Youth - has an excellent range of information for young LGBT people.
LGCM - A nationwide support organisation for lesbian and gay Christians.
Men's Advice Line - Support and advice for male victims of domestic violence (Non-LGBT specific).
Our Sista Circle - A networking and support site for lesbians of color. A safe space for lesbians of colour to meet & discuss issues unique to us.
OPEN - This organisation covers the whole of Northamptonshire to coordinate and support projects for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans people. At present the organisation undertakes political and campaigning work, and also runs events to promote the good well being of LGBT people. The organisation is also considering support groups; youth services; counselling, help line and face to face support; training for statutory and voluntary bodies; promotion of hate crime reporting; sexual health work. The group relies on a team of dedicated volunteers.
Outburst - A national charitable organisation giving a platform, voice and supportive environment to the black LGBT community in the UK. We focus on culture, education, performances, and festivals. In addition, we host film screenings book readings, cultural days, working with new and emerging artists and supporting other community organisations.
Queer Attitude - They offer young LGBT people a friendly environment in which to get advice and support without the dating element found on other sites. Terms & Conditions, plus Safe Space policy.
QUEST - A support network for lesbians and gays who are Catholic.
Refuge - is a national charity for all women and children experiencing domestic violence. They have online information, plus a national freephone helpline, run in conjunction with Women's Aid.
Safra Project - A project which works on issues relating to Muslim women who identify as lesbian, bisexual or transgender. They offer training, research and information.
Starting Out Guide - LGB careers guide.
TRADE - Provides FREE and CONFIDENTIAL advice and support to anyone who identifies as gay, lesbian, bisexual, man who has sex with men (MSM) or woman who has sex with women (WSW). They offer advice and support on safer sex and healthy relationships and also distribute free safer-sex packs for men and women.
Young Stonewall - Stonewall's youth section, aimed at all LGB teens and young adults