Coventry LGBT+ Services & Groups
There are LGBT+ support groups and professional services available in Coventry, across the West Midlands and Nationwide that can help you whenever needed.
If you represent a support group, charity or professional service that you think would be useful for the Coventry LGBT+ community, please get in touch to find out how you can work with us.
YANA – You Are Not Alone
Out in the UK
A support group for LGBT+ refugees & Asylum seekers, we meet twice a month in Coventry City Centre.
For more details, please contact Jon on 07974 477206
Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse
Domestic Violence isn’t always physical, it is any kind of threatening behaviour, violence, or abuse between people who have been intimate partners or family members. This includes forced marriage, abuse relating to gender identity or sexuality. Domestic abuse can take many forms, including psychological, physical, sexual, financial and emotional abuse. You are not alone and support is available from a wide range of organisations.
Safe To Talk
Safe to talk is a single point of contact for Domestic Violence support, commissioned by Coventry City Council. They are able to offer safe refuge or placements for every member of the community based on individual needs, utilising a variety of organisations such as Coventry Haven Women’s Aid, Valley House, Panahghar, Relate.
Valley house is a registered charity, who offers a range of accommodation and community based services for vulnerable people in and around Coventry; offering supported accommodation for victims of domestic abuse and young parents as well as hosting a weekly youth group for people in the community.
Sexual Health Services
Mental Health Services
Carers Trust Heart of England
Carers Trust Heart of England exists to improve the lives of family carers and informal carers and the people they care for. We are a One Stop Shop to meet carers’ individual needs by providing information, advice and support including a wide range of practical support.
NHS West Midlands Gambling Harms Service
There is plenty of information, advice and guidance on their website www.midlandsgamblingclinic.org/
They provide gambling treatment programmes delivered either virtually or at the clinic, as well as a digital programme which can be accessed 24/7. They also offer additional interventions for specific problems experienced by individuals, and support and advise to family members and carers. The service is delivered by Inclusion, which is part of the Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. They are a clinical team made up of psychologists, therapists, mental health nurses and psychiatrists.
The West Midlands Gambling Harms Clinic is a free and confidential service open to anyone who is:
- 18 years old and above.
- Registered with a GP in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Telford and Wrekin, Shropshire, Birmingham, Solihull, Black Country, Coventry, Warwickshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire.
- Has problems with their gambling, resulting in harm to themselves and other people.
Individuals can also self-refer by going to www.midlandsgamblingclinic.org/self-referral/