Support & Help

Support & Help

The LGBT community is well catered for in Bournemouth and Dorset. Find out more below.

Are you involved in an LGBT support group not listed here?
Contact us with the details to get the group listed here.

Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) is an ecumenical Christian church that was founded in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community.

The Shores is the dedicated Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) for Dorset, providing a comprehensive service to men, women and children who have been raped or sexually assaulted. 

Homophobic or Transphobic crime, harassment, or abuse in Dorset, Wiltshire, Devon or Cornwall?
For help and support, call the confidential LGBT helpline 0800 612 3010.

Beauty services for cross dressers, transgender, transexuals, transvestites, gays & lesbians.

Body Positive Dorset is a support centre that offers a safe, relaxed, confidential and friendly environment for anyone affected by HIV or Aids.

Ricochet is a support group for the families and friends of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people. 

A support group for Transgendered People in the Bournemouth area.

Advice, support and information for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community.

A community resource offering free information, advice and guidance from a range of different resources.

The Space Youth Project is for young Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and questioning people in Dorset.

TransUnite is a comprehensive resource for people in the UK searching for support in the transgender community.

MindOUT Dorset is a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered help-line.