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Useful Links / Other Support

Trans-specific services:

Clare Project

The Clare Project is a self-supporting group based in Brighton and Hove open to anyone wishing to explore issues around gender identity. The Clare project run a drop in every Tuesday afternoon.
clareprojectinfo@gmail.com
www.clareproject.org.uk

Navigate Brighton

Navigate is a group for transgender men, trans masculine people, genderqueer people, non-binary people, those assigned intersex and/or female at birth that fit somewhere else on or off the spectrum or those who are questioning their gender identity.  Navigate provides a social space, support, advice and co-ordinate local campaigns relevant to those they support.

https://navigatebrighton.wordpress.com/
https://www.facebook.com/NavigateBrighton/

Transformers
An offshoot of the Allsorts Youth project catering specifically to trans-identified youth and young people questioning their gender identity.
01273 721211 / transformers@allsortsyouth.org.uk

Transformers – Trans Youth Group


https://www.facebook.com/TransformersTransYouthBrighton

Mermaids
Support and information for gender variant children and teens.
info@mermaidsuk.org.uk
http://www.mermaidsuk.org.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mermaids/192046384225479

Trans Alliance

The Brighton Trans Alliance was formed in 2012 as a not for profit group in order for the trans organisations of Brighton & Hove to have a space to share information, support each other and work together. The alliance is made up of The Clare Project, Navigate Brighton, Trans Pride and trans representatives from other groups and projects.

https://brightontransalliance.wordpress.com/

https://www.facebook.com/Trans-Alliance-Brighton-1272992712721180/

Gendered Intelligence
Gendered Intelligence is a community interest company that looks to engage people in debates about gender. They work predominantly within young people’s settings and have educative aims. Offer a range of support groups for trans youth, as well as arts programmes and mentoring/advocacy in educational establishments
http://genderedintelligence.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/GenderedIntelligence

Gires
Gender Identity Research and Education Society – GIRES’ primary mission is to improve the circumstances in which trans people live, by changing the way that society treats them.
info@gires.org.uk
http://www.gires.org.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/girescharity?ref=br_tf

 

Other organisations:

Sussex Police LGBT Liaison Team
lgbt@sussex.pnn.police.uk
www.sussex.police.uk/lgbt
https://www.facebook.com/lgbt.caseworker?fref=ts
https://www.facebook.com/pcrich.bridger?fref=ts

RISE
RISE provides a specialist advice and support service to LGB&T people in Brighton and Hove who are experiencing Domestic Abuse
07581 466 438 / lgbt@riseuk.org.uk
www.riseuk.org.uk

Allsorts
Allsorts provide a weekly drop-in, monthly social groups, 121 support, and volunteering opportunities for young people under 26 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure.
01273 721211 / info@allsorts.org.uk
www.allsortsyouth.org.uk

Brighton & Hove LGBT Switchboard
Telephone helpline, webchat, and face to face counselling for anyone affected by gender or sexual identity issues. Hate crime reporting service. Older LGBT project.
Helpline: 01273 204050 / info@switchboard.org.uk
www.switchboard.org.uk

MindOut
Provides a service for LGBT people with experience of mental health difficulties. 121 advice, information and advocacy, peer support groups, including a suicide prevention group.
01273 234839 (confidential answerphone) / info@mindout.org.uk
www.mindout.org.uk

Terrance Higgins Trust South
Free HIV and sexual health information, support and advice. Condoms and lube, support groups.
01273 764200

LGBT Drug and Alcohol Services
Supports LGBT people over 18 wishing to address their substance misuse.
01273 607575 / 07717 774 658
Gary.smith@cri.org.uk