LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing
The LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing promotes the health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. The centre runs a varied programme of services, groups and events, including:
- Social Events
- Community groups
- LGBT Active
- Mental Health and Wellbeing
- LGBT Drop-in session
- LGBT Age for those aged 50 and over
- Transgender Programme
- Telephone Helpline
- Information, Support and Advocacy
- Village Voices and T Monthly e-bulletins
- Volunteering opportunities
LGBT Helpline Scotland
Our new national service – LGBT Helpline Scotland – provides information and emotional support to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their families, friends and supporters across Scotland. We are also here to support those questioning or wanting to discuss their sexuality or gender identity. Open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays 12:00-9:00pm, the helpline number is 0300 123 2523.
There is also a local Lothian Helpline available, open on Wednesdays 12.30pm – 7.00pm, on 0131 556 4049.
Mental Health and Wellbeing
LGBT Headspace is a safe, confidential and free programme of courses, groups and workshops designed to promote positive mental health and emotional wellbeing. For further information on any of the LGBT Headspace programme or to book a place, please contact Alison on [email protected] or 0131 652 3283 or Katherine on [email protected] or 0131 652 3284.
Intended Client Groups:
- Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender
This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh
Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender individuals, or people questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity. The Centre also supports family, friends and partners of LGBT people and can give support to professionals regarding LGBT issues.
This service accepts direct self referrals.
Contact Info. & Provider's Address
9 Howe Street
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
-Contact Centre for details-
Public Transport Information
Buses number 23, 24, 27, 29 and 42 stop within a few minutes of the Centre.