What's in my area?

Use our What's in my area database to find your local lesbian, gay, and bisexual community groups, other generic services, and gay-friendly solicitors.

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Plymouth Pride Forum

A community support group serving the Plymouth area with the aim of making Plymouth a place where LGBT people can live and work without prejudice and without fear. They hold monthly meetings and other events throughout the year.

Postal address:
C/O PDREC, 2nd Floor, Prideaux Court, Palace St, Plymouth, PL1 2AY

Telephone: 07833010712

Email: info@plymouthprideforum.org.uk

Web: www.plymouthprideforum.org.uk/

Region: South West England

Category: Community groups and other LGBT organisations

Portobello Road Project

A collective of psychotherapists, counsellors, family therapists, play therapists, behaviour consultants and life coaches who provide therapeutic services to adult individuals, couples, families, children and adolescents.

Postal address:
1 East Row London W10 5AR

Telephone: 0208 960 5599

Opening hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 1pm - 4 pm, Tues 1pm - 7.30

Email: PTConsultancy@aol.com

Web: www.portobellotherapeuticonsultancy.co.uk

Region: London

Category: Health- physical, mental and sexual health services

Positive Action

Positive Action provides emotional and practical support to individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS. They offer support to anyone living in Hampshire, South West Surrey, Southampton, and Portsmouth.

Postal address:
PO Box 237, Aldershot, Hants, GU11 3XP

Telephone: 01252-345019

Helpline: 0800 980 1990

Email: info@positiveaction.org.uk

Web: www.positiveaction.org.uk

Region: South East England

Category: HIV/AIDS

Positive East- Himat

Positive East runs a support group to address the issues faced by South Asian gay men. The group is called Himat, which takes its name from the Hindu/Urdu word for 'courage'. Himat meets on the third Thursday of the month in a central London location.

Postal address:
No postal address supplied

Telephone: 020 7791 2855

Opening hours: 159 Mile End Road, London E1 4AQ

Email: advice@positiveeast.org.uk

Web: http://www.positiveeast.org.uk/

Region: London

Category: Community groups and other LGBT organisations, Black Minority Ethnic Groups

Positiveline - Eddie Surman Trust

Having recently closed its helpline the Eddie Surman Trust now offer up to date information and advice through their Facebook page. They offer support and advice on getting an HIV test, advice on safer sex, advice on support groups, support for newly diagnosed people, advice on treatment options and side effects and even how to tell your partner or family if this is causing you concern.

Postal address:
359 Southwyck House, Clarewood Walk, London, SW9 8TT

Email: eddiesurmantrust@hotmail.com

Web: www.est.talktalk.net/The_Eddie_Surman_Trust.html

Region: East England, East Midlands, London, Nationwide, North England, North West England, South East England, South West England, West Midlands, Yorkshire and Humberside

Category: HIV/AIDS

Positively UK

Positively UK is committed to human rights, equality and justice and actively seeks to serve the community it represents by advancing the rights of PLHIV and related health conditions, creating an environment that is non judgemental and facilitative, promoting meaningful involvement in policy and strategy making, and acting responsibly in being accountable to our supporters and those we serve.

Postal address:
347-349 City Road, London, EC1V 1LR

Telephone: 0207 713 0444

Helpline: 020 7713 0222

Opening hours: Office opening hours: 9.30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday Helpline opening hours: 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday Late night opening on Thursdays to 8pm

Email: info@positivelyuk.org

Web: http://www.positivelyuk.org/index.php

Region: Nationwide

Category: HIV/AIDS

Post adoption centre

PAC supports anyone affected by adoption, including adoptive and foster parents and their children, and prospective adopters. They offer a national Advice Line and a number of face-to- face services, including counselling and support, family therapeutic work, training, and mediation between birth and adoptive families. For those living in one of 32 subscribing local authority areas across London and the south east, many of PAC's services are available without charge.

Postal address:
5 Torriano Mews, Torriano Avenue, London, NW5 2RZ

Helpline: 020 7284 5879

Email: advice@postadoptioncentre.org.uk

Web: www.postadoptioncentre.org.uk/

Region: Nationwide

Category: Parenting

Pout Youth Group

A safe and social space for young LGB people in Chorley, Lancashire, which meets on Wednesdays 7- 9.30pm.

Postal address:
No postal address supplied

Telephone: 0800 7831524

Opening hours: Wednesdays 7- 9.30pm.

Email: pout99@hotmail.com

Web: yps.lancashire.gov.uk/pout-lesbian-gay-bisexual-trans-youth-group

Region: North West England

Category: Age- young LGBT people

Pozitive Lancashire

Pozitive Lancashire is a social and support website for people living with HIV in Lancashire and Greater Manchester. We hold regular events and meetings for Pozitive people to meet and share expereinces, raise money for HIV awareness and to make new friends.

Postal address:
22 Thompson Drive Bury Lancashire BL9 7ND

Telephone: 07599 545540

Opening hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Email: hello@pozitivelancashire.co.uk

Web: www.pozitivelancashire.co.uk

Region: North West England

Category: HIV/AIDS

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