Supporting Carers in the LGBT Community

The Carers’ Support Service is committed to supporting and raising the profile of Carers in our community.

We are committed to providing equal and equitable access to information, advice, guidance and support.

This page contains information about support for the LGBT community.

The Carers’ Support Service is in the process of reviewing policies and procedures to ensure members of the LBGT community feel confident to access the support we provide.

Take a look through the website to find out more about the services and support you can access. All support is free and confidential.

The LGBT Foundation have a wealth of information, advice and support for LGBT people. Here are some links:

To find LGBT services in your area: https://www.consortium.lgbt/member-directory

LGBT Foundation : www.lgbt.foundation

Helpline: 0345 3 30 30 30

Pride in Ageing: https://lgbt.foundation/prideinageing
Bring Dementia Out: https://lgbt.foundation/bringdementiaout
Talking Therapies: https://lgbt.foundation/talkingtherapies
Befriending: https://lgbt.foundation/rainbowbrewbuddies

Useful Resources

Take a look at this useful presentation about supporting LGBT Carers. Learn about dates that laws and legislation were enacted or appealed, terminology, the challenges LGBT Carers face and the things organisations can do to improve support for LGBT Carers and LGBT people in general.

Carers Trust Connecting Carers Loneliness Programme – Support with Reaching LGBT Communities