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Sometimes it is hard to know where to go for advice and support when your child or you are facing challenging times.  Below you will find information about support services for sexuality and gender identity and how to access them, either online or by telephone.

Please do contact your son or daughter's Year Leader to discuss any concerns you have, so that we can provide appropriate support in school. 

If you are aware of any services not included , please do let us know by clicking here.


akt supports LGBTQ+ young people aged 16-25 in the UK who are facing or experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile environment.  They support young people into safe homes and employment, education or training, in a welcoming and open environment that celebrates LGBTQ + identities.

Email: gethelp@akt.org.uk; Web and Instant Messaging: akt.org.uk


LGBT Foundation is a national charity delivering advice, support and information services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities.

Tel: 0345 3 30 30 30; Web: lgbt.foundation


The Mix is a support service for young people to help them take on any challenge they're facing - from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Young people can talk to them via their online community, on social, through their free, confidential helpline or their counselling service.

Web: www.themix.org.uk


Mermaids provide support to young people who feel at odds with their birth gender, through their helpline (Mon - Fri, 9am - 9pm) and website.

Tel: 0344 334 0550; Email: info@mermaidsuk.org.uk; Web: www.mermaidsuk.org.uk


Switchboard provides a one-stop listening service for LGBT+ people on the phone, by email and through Instant Messaging.

Tel: 0300 330 0630; Email: chris@switchboard.lgbt; Web and Instant Messaging: switchboard.lgbt


YC Hertfordshire have LGBTQ+ support groups across the county.

Tel: 0300 123 4043; Email: yc@hertfordshire.gov.uk; Web: www.youthconnexions-hertfordshire.org


Young Pride in Herts run youth groups for LGBT 13 - 25 years.

Tel: 07800 654518; Web: www.youngprideinherts.org.uk Twitter: @HertsYoungPride


Young Stonewall provide information and support for young LGBTQ+ individuals across the UK.

Web: www.youngstonewall.org.uk