other useful organisations

in the south London area

Wandsworth Oasis – Wandsworth Oasis is a local charity raising money for people with HIV in the Wandsworth area; TransPALS occasionally host joint events.

in the rest of London

Trans Network London

Trans Network London (TNL) is a trans led networking group that aims to improve London living within our trans communities through establishing connections. Members of TNL include:

  • cliniQ – a free holistic sexual health and well-being service for all trans* and non-binary people, partners, friends and family. A queer inclusive positive space.
  • FTM London – support, information, resources and friendly networking for the trans* masculine community
  • Galop – London’s LGBT anti-violence and abuse charity, giving advice and support to people who have experience biphobia, homophobia, transphobia, sexual violence or domestic abuse
  • Gendered Intelligence – community interest company that engages people in debates about gender, working within young people’s settings.
  • Spectrum – London wellbeing service for trans* and gender variant communities. Monthly social and support groups for trans* communities in West London and Soho.
  • Stonewall Housing – Advocacy, advice, housing support for LGBT people
  • T on Tuesday – Trans social group at London Friend on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month
  • TAGS – London Trans and Gender Non-conforming Swimming group
  • TMSA-UK – Trans* masculine support and advice; online support group for trans* masculine people in the UK
  • TransLondon – Discussion and support group for the trans* community; all members must be trans-identified or questioning.

other trans* organisations

  • Trans Unite – A directory including over 100 verified UK Trans support groups.
  • Trans*formation – A networking and advocacy group for professionals who identify as Trans* and their friends and supporters.
  • Non Binary London – Non-binary London exists to create and enable spaces both online and in person for non-binary people in London to connect with each other.

for the wider LGBT community in South London

If you know of any LGBT networks in

  • Bexley,
  • Bromley,
  • Greenwich, or
  • Richmond

please let us know!

other help…

If you need emotional support, or you are in distress or despair, you can contact Samaritans on 116 123.

If you’ve problems with debt, StepChange is a charity which may be able to help – call them free from any landline or mobile on 0800 138 1111.

Citizens Advice can give free, independent advice on a range of problems. Call 03444 111 444 or visit their website for more information.