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.

Community Groups

The Yard Alumni – Coffee mornings & socials

A queer social group active in Coventry providing daytime weekend socials for the community. We meet for free coffee morning at the Yard every 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month, from 11am to 1pm, and arrange an array of other chilled out socials.


Prism is Coventry’s LGBTQ+ Youth Group, offering a free weekly social group for LGBTQ+ young people from Coventry and the surrounding areas aged between 13 and 18.


Out in Cov (formerly Out in the UK)

Supporting and empowering LGBTQ+ refugees & Asylum seekers, we meet twice a month in Coventry City Centre.

For more details, please contact Jon on 07974 477206


We help all kinds of people experiencing isolation, poverty and disadvantage in Coventry and Warwickshire. We help strengthen people, spark community action and shift power. Including within the LGBT+ community.


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.

Coventry Haven Women’s Aid

Coventry Haven Women’s Aid is a registered charity, who support offer advice and a safe refuge for women and children through all types of abuse.


Valley House

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.


Panahghar is a registered charity, who offer support, advise and safe refuge for Asian women of all ages who are being subjected to violence in the home.

Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (CRASAC)

Coventry rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (CRASAC) is a registered Charity who provide trauma informed support and advocacy for anyone affected by sexual violence, at any time in their life. The service is available to all and is non-discriminatory


Galop are a registered charity who provide emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people experiencing domestic abuse and operate the National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline.


LGBT+ Venues

The Yard Coventry

Coventry’s award winning LGBT+ venue located right in the city centre. We offer weekly quiz, open mic, karaoke, cabaret & games nights and guest PAs and have one of the biggest sun trap gardens in the city, not to mention the biggest Gin range!


Glamorous Coventry

Friendly, established gay bar, with a pool room and chill-out lounge, plus upstairs dance floor.

Student Unions

Coventry University LGBTQIA+ Society

We are the Coventry University LGBTQIA+ Society. We are an inclusive, safe space for everyone in our community.


Warwick Pride

Warwick Pride is Warwick Students’ Union’s society for lesbian, gay, bi+, trans, undefined and asexual/aromantic students.


Sexual Health Services

Coventry’s Integrated Sexual Health Services

Our Integrated Sexual Health Service can help you with care and advice on sexually transmitted infections and contraception in Coventry. All services are completely free and confidential, including for under 16s.


Mental Health Services

Mind UK

We are Coventry & Warwickshire Mind, a local mental health charity affiliated to Mind: the leading mental health charity in England & Wales. Mind also regularly work within the LGBT+ community within Coventry.


Other Services

Positive Choices Coventry

Positive Choices Coventry is a free and confidential young person’s early intervention and substance misuse service for young people, their families, carers and affected others. We provide 1-2-1 advice, support and education.


Foster for Coventry

Coventry City Council’s Fostering Service. Time to make a difference #Foster4Cov.


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.


Age UK

Age UK Coventry & Warwickshire is an independent charity working in Coventry and Warwickshire to offer support and services to older people. Including within the LGBT+ community.


NHS West Midlands Gambling Harms Service

There is plenty of information, advice and guidance on their website

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


LGBT+ Sports Groups

Coventry Corsairs RFC

A fully inclusive rugby team. A welcoming environment for rugby with or without experience. Training on Tuesday & Thursday nights 7pm – 8.30pm at Coventrians RFC, The Black Pad, Coventry.