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LGBTQI+ Support Services in Haringey (and Nationwide)

LGBTQI+ is an umbrella term, meaning: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer or questioning. 

All communities can experience mental health problems, but the LGBTQI+ community are more likely to experience certain problems to do with self-esteem and mental health. Being LGBTQI+ doesn’t cause these problems, but can be caused by stigma, discrimination and difficult experiences coming out. 

Embracing your LGBTQI+ identity can also have a positive impact or your mental health and wellbeing, if you have the right support and feel accepted by your community. 

We want to make sure that LGBTQI+ people in our Haringey community feel supported and accepted. We have put together a list of resources (both local and national), where you can access support for your mental health in an environment where you feel safe and respected.


Local Support in Haringey/North London

Mind in Haringey

The Haringey Wellbeing Network run a LGBTQI+ peer support group every Monday 10am-11am at Mind in Haringey: Station House, 73c Stapleton Hall Road, N4 3QF. email: [email protected] for more information. 

Wise Thoughts

Provides online meetups (during lockdown) via zoom for support and connecting with others. Also offers 1-2-1 advice, help and support and online yoga.

Call 020 888 99 555 or

email [email protected] for more information and to register.

  • #gayWISE LGBTQI+ Online Drop Ins via Zoom: Monday 6pm-6:40pm, Thursdays 4pm-4:40pm
  • 1-2-1 telephone support for isolating/shielding clients who cannot access online services.
  • #youthWISE drop-in service for young LGBTQI+ people (11-19 years old)


Islington Mind (Outcome)

Client-led LGBTQI+ service ran by a LGBTQI+ team for 15 years. During COVID-19 services are delivered remotely including online social groups.


Call 020 7272 5038 (open Tue and Wed: 10am-4pm)

or email [email protected]

  • Outcome Freedom Art Session drop-in for everyone: Tuesdays (11-12)
  • Outcome Women-only drop-in: Tuesdays (2-4pm)
  • Outcome drop-in for everyone: Tuesdays (2-4pm)
  • Outcome Asylum Seeker and Refugee drop-In: Wednesdays (12 – 1pm)
  • Outcome Asylum Seeker and Refugee Women-Only drop-in: Wednesdays (2–3pm)


National Helplines


A confidential LGBTQI+ helpline that helps offers listening, advice, understanding and signposting.

0300 330 0630 (open 10am to 10pm every day). – Online chat available on the website

Email: [email protected] (72 hours response time)


Online Support

National Mind

Online support for LGBT+ related mental health including self-help is available on this page:


Posted on: 16th September 2020

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