What We Do

We offer a range of services to members of the LGBTQ community, their families, friends and others who would like to discuss issues surrounding sexuality and gender

Dementia Support

For LGBTQ people living with or affected by dementia or concerned about memory loss.

We run supportive and friendly dementia meet ups for people concerned about their memory loss or dementia. Friends, loved ones and carers are welcome too.

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Domestic Abuse

Our Domestic Abuse service is for LGBTQ people affected by domestic abuse. We provide support to survivors through our Independent Domestic Violence Advisors (IDVAs) who are here to support you. 

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Grief Encounters

Many LGBTQ people face a number of additional challenges when it comes to bereavement, in addition to universal experiences of grief, pain and sadness. This can include LGBTQ discrimination, a failure to acknowledge our relationships, estrangement from our families, legal and financial issues, and exclusion from discussions and decisions made by family members and health care professionals.

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LGBTQ Health & Inclusion Project

The Health & Inclusion Project (HIP) promotes LGBTQ health and wellbeing and gives you the chance to have your say about healthcare and council services in Brighton and Hove.

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Our helpline provides you with support and information and will connect you to the right LGBTQ services or advice. Operated by LGBTQ volunteers you can talk to us confidentially and anonymously about anything that’s on your mind.

We support people with a range of questions and we believe that listening can help, whether you are looking for information and support or just need someone to talk to.

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LGBTQ Inclusion Award

The LGBTQ Inclusion Award helps healthcare facilities to address historical inequalities in healthcare outcomes for LGBTQ people, and is a partnership between Switchboard and Trans Alliance Brighton.

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Older People’s Group

Our Older People’s Group is for those aged 50+ looking for a sense of community, support or information.

We provide those aged 50+ with a number of regular social activities, meet ups and trips. We also provide information and host workshops about services for older people and make connections for people within the community and to other services.

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Trans and Non-Binary Link

Social prescribing for trans and/or non-binary people

Your doctor isn’t the only person who can help you feel better. We can also help improve your health and wellbeing.

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IRIS – International Rainbow Inclusion Service

A free service for LGBTQ refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, including those questioning their sexuality and/or gender identity.

Set up with fellow Brighton-based organisation Conversation Over Borders, it offers friendly, discreet, weekly social groups and one-to-one social prescribing support.

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