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Sexuality & Sex Helplines

The organisations listed below provide support and information on a range of topics related to sexuality and sex. This section contains helplines in the categories listed. You can jump to a specific topic or scroll through the options. If your topic isn't listed or you want further support, you may wish to contact a Universal Helpline.

The organisations listed below are given in no order of preference; feel free to contact whichever service you would like or none at all. Please note that some of these services are advisory and are marked as such.

  • Bisexuality

    Coventry and Warwickshire Friend Advisory

    Coventry and Warwickshire Friend offers information, advice and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. All volunteers identify as lesbian, gay or trans.
    Opening Times
    Wednesday, 7pm-9pm
    Contact
    024 7671 4199
    http://cwfriend.co.uk/

    Stonewall Advisory

    Stonewall offer support, advice and information for the gay and bisexual community.
    Opening Times
    Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm
    Contact
    0800 050 20 20
    [email protected]
    http://www.stonewall.org.uk/
  • Homosexuality

    Lesbian and Gay Switchboard (London)

    LLGS is a listening support and information service to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. All volunteers identify as lesbian, gay or trans and are available to talk about issues such as coming out, relationship issues, family problems, safer sex and issues at school, college or work.
    Opening Times
    Monday-Sunday, 10am-11pm
    Contact
    0300 330 0630
    https://switchboard.lgbt/
  • FFLAG

    FFLAG is run by parents who have a gay/lesbian child, and offers information and support to the families and friends of lesbians, gay and bisexual members.
    Contact
    0845 652 0311
    http://www.fflag.org.uk/

    Stonewall Advisory

    Stonewall offer support, advice and information for the gay and bisexual community.
    Opening Times
    Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm
    Contact
    0800 050 20 20
    [email protected]
    http://www.stonewall.org.uk/

    London Friends Helpline

    London Friends offers counselling and support about LGBT issues including same-sex relationships, sexual and gender identity, promoting personal growth and self-confidence. Service is delivered by trained lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans volunteers.
    Opening Times
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 7:30am-9:30pm (General Helpline)
    Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm (Drugs & Alcohol)
    Contact
    020 7837 3337 (General Helpline)
    020 7833 1674 (Drugs & Alcohol)
    http://londonfriend.org.uk

    Lesbian and Gay Foundation Advisory

    LGF offers information, advice and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and transvestite individuals, as well as information on sexual health.
    Opening Times
    Monday-Sunday, 10am-10pm
    Contact
    0845 330 30 30 (landline) / 0161 235 8035 (mobile)
    [email protected]
    http://www.lgf.org.uk/

    Coventry and Warwickshire Friend Advisory

    Friend offers information, advice and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. All volunteers identify as lesbian, gay or trans.
    Opening Times
    Wednesday, 7pm-9pm
    Contact
    024 7671 4199
    http://cwfriend.co.uk/
  • GUM Clinics

    Coventry GUM Clinic Advisory

    GUM clinics offer full STI screening (including HIV) and advice and information on sexual health. This is an appointment only clinic. Services include free condoms, screening and treatment for STI's and HIV, the morning after pill and pregnancy testing.
    Opening Times
    Monday-Friday, From 8:30am
    Contact
    0300 020 0027

    Warwick GUM Clinic Advisory

    GUM clinics offer full STI screening and advice and information on sexual health. This is an appointment only clinic. They provide chlamydia screening and a fast test HIV finger prick test.
    Opening Times
    Monday and Wednesday, 8:30am-7:30pm
    Tuesday, 8:30am-4:30pm
    Thursday and Friday, 8:30am-12:30pm
    Contact
    01926 495 321 or 4401 (Text)
    https://www.respectyourself.info/provider/gum-clinic-warwick/
  • HIV and AIDs

    (See also GUM Clinics, Universal Helplines)

    Terence Higgins Trust (THT) Advisory

    THT offers support, advice, emotional support and information about HIV, as well as offering many other practical services and counselling by appointment.
    Opening Times
    Monday-Friday, 10am-8pm (Helpline)
    Monday, 10am-4pm, 5pm-8pm Tuesday-Friday, 10am-4pm (Coventry Centre)
    Contact
    0808 802 1221 (Helpline)
    02476 229292 (Coventry Centre)
    http://www.tht.org.uk/
    [email protected]
    [email protected] (Coventry Centre)

    Naz Project London (UK)

    Currently, it provides sexual health and HIV/AIDS prevention and support services to South Asians (including Bangladeshis, Indians, and Pakistanis), Muslims (including Middle Easterners and Africans), Africans, Portugese speakers (including Angolans, Brazilians, Mozambicans, and Portugese), and Spanish speakers (mainly Latin American).
    Contact
    020 8741 1879
    http://www.naz.org.uk/

    Positively UK

    Positively UK is for men, women, pregnant women and young people living with HIV. It is a peer support service run by people who have HIV, which provides emotional and practical support around all aspects of living with HIV including - diagnosis, relationships, starting a family, treatment, finance, immigration and housing.
    Contact
    0207 713 0444
    [email protected]
    http://positivelyuk.org/
  • Sexual Health

    (See also GUM Clinics, Universal Helplines)

    Sexwise Advisory

    Sexwise offers advice and information on sex, sexual health, relationships and contraception for people under 19.
    Opening Times
    Monday-Sunday, 7am-midnight
    Contact
    0800 282930

    Ask Brook Advisory

    Brook offers confidential sexual health advice and contraception to young people under 25. Topics they can help with include pregnancy, contraception (including emergency contraception) and STIs.
    Opening Times
    Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm
    Contact
    0808 802 1234
    http://www.brook.org.uk/

    Worth Talking About Advisory

    Worth Talking About will give information and advice about sex, contraception, sexual health and relationships for anyone aged 12-18.
    Opening Times
    Monday-Friday, 2pm-8pm, Sat and Sun, 2pm-4pm
    Contact
    0300 123 29 30

    Sexual Advice Association Advisory

    SDA is a service that provides information and advice on male and female sexual problems. Callers can request general information of the causes of treatment of sexual problems and a list of specialists in their area.
    Opening Times
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9am-5pm
    Contact
    0207 486 7262
    [email protected]
    http://www.sexualadviceassociation.co.uk/index.php
  • Gender

    Gender Trust Infoline

    The Gender Trust offers support and information to those who identify as transgender, transsexual, gender queer and people who do not identify with the gender they were born with or are unsure. The helpline is also for significant others, friends and families.
    Contact
    01527 894 838
    [email protected]
    http://gendertrust.org.uk

    Transliving (UK) Advisory

    Transliving has a confidential helpline for transvestites, transsexuals, transgenders and cross-dressers that provides support and advice. They will provide support to partners, friends and relatives.
    Opening Times
    Monday-Friday, 9am-8pm
    Contact
    01268 583761
    http://www.transliving.co.uk/

    Women Of The Beaumont society

    WOBS is a support helpline run by women who use their own personal experiences and knowledge of being in a relationship with a gender dysphoric person to empathise with callers.
    Opening Times
    Contact
    01223 441 246
    http://www.gender.org.uk/wobsmatters/

    The Beaumont Trust

    The Beaumont Trust offers support to those affected by the issues, gender dysphoria, Transsexualism and Transvestism, including friends, family and carers.
    Opening Times
    Tuesday, 7pm-11pm Thursday, 7pm-11pm
    Contact
    07000 287 878
    [email protected]
    http://www.beaumont-trust.org.uk/

    TransUnite

    TransUnite is a resource for people in the UK looking for support in the transgender community. Through their website, people are able to find and join their local trans support group.
    Contact
    [email protected]
    http://www.transunite.co.uk