There are lots of websites, groups and services out there where you can get help and advice or where you can meet new people and take up a new interests.
MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender people. Based in Brighton and Hove, they provide local services as well as a number of national initiatives.
They provide advice, information, advocacy, a peer support group programme , and a food & allotment project.
Clare Project www.clareproject.org.uk/
The Clare Project is a self supporting group based in Brighton and Hove open to anyone wishing to explore issues around gender identity.
LGBT Switchboard www.switchboard.org.uk
They offer a range of services to members of the LGBT community, their families, friends and others who would like to discuss issues surrounding sexuality and gender: Telephone Helpline, Face to Face Low Cost Counselling, Relationship/Couples Counselling, E-Mail Queries and Hate Crime Reporting.
Brighton and Hove Youth Collective! brightonandhoveyouthcollective.org.uk
This is a “one stop shop” for everything young people need to know about what to do across Brighton and Hove. If you are aged between 13 and 19 years old and are looking for events, clubs, advice or counselling you can find it here.
Rainbow Families www.rainbowfamilies.org.uk
Rainbow Families is an informal social group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) parents and their children in Brighton, Hove, Sussex and surrounding areas. Membership is open to all LGBT parents and prospective parents and their children. They are a non-profit organisation and membership is free.
LGBT Safety Forum www.lgbt-safety-forum-brighton.com
Aan independent LGBT forum working with the Community to address and improve safety issues throughout Brighton and Hove.
A monthly magazine is produced along with the website covering all the news and reviews of what’s happening across Brighton & Hove effecting the LGBT community.
Metropolitan Community Church www.mccbrighton.org.uk
A resource for the LGBT community in and around Brighton.
Carers Support www.carerssupport.org.uk
Carers Support run a LGBTQ Carers Support Group in Worthing, offering a safe space to talk, share experiences and get information and support. More info in this link.