Useful services in Wandsworth for LGBTQ+ people.
160 Falcon Road, Sexual Health South West London
Age Well, LGBTQ+ Club
This centre offers a comprehensive sexual health and contraception service and manages complex sexual health issues, led by nurses and doctors.
Website address: https://www.shswl.nhs.uk/clinic-locations/falcon-road#data
Contact: 0333 300 2100
Every Wednesday 14:30-16:00 at the Katherine Low Settlement
The club aims to create a safe and open space for the older LGBTQ community of Battersea and Wandsworth and bring together different age groups to meet and talk freely about everything and anything in a relaxed, warm and supportive environment.
Website address: https://www.klsettlement.org.uk/
Contact: 020 7223 2845 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Albany Trust is a specialist counselling and psychotherapy charity, focusing on a positive approach to sexuality and relationships.
Website address: https://www.albanytrust.org
Contact: 020 7070 2595 (voice message only) | email@example.com
Reading Rainbow Bookclub. A monthly group for 18+ on the last Wednesday of the month from 6-7 pm.
Website address: https://www.better.org.uk/library/london/wandsworth/balham-library
Contact: 020 8673 1129 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Free2B support LGBTQ+ young people aged 9-19+, we support parents of gender variant children and we deliver LGBTQ+ awareness training to schools and organisations working with young people.
We seek to provide safe spaces and champion empowerment, acceptance and a place where you are Free2B!
Website address: www.free2b.lgbt
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Spectra delivers supportive, knowledgeable, non-judgemental peer-based services to under-served communities, including LGBTQIA communities. These services include Counselling, Social Groups for Young People and people of trans experience, HIV/STI testing outreach community services, One to One support delivered by trained peer staff and Training & Workshops, exploring issues around sexual health, sexual orientation and gender identity.
Website address: www.spectra-london.org.uk
Wandsworth Age UK
LGBTQ+ Coffee Mornings for 50+
Meet like-minded people in a safe space and make new friends.
Accessible ground floor room
Free tea and coffee provided
First Tuesday of the month
Website address: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/wandsworth
Wandsworth Carers' Centre
We run a Project to support LGBTQ+ people, living anywhere in London, who are an unpaid Carer. You may be caring for a friend, neighbour, partner, ex-partner, child, birth or chosen family member. Whether you care for someone once a month or every day, we are here to support you. We offer one to one support and advocacy, peer support groups and free trips for LGBTQ+ Carers. Please get in touch to find out how we can support you.
Website address: https://carerswandsworth.org.uk/specialist-support/lgbt/
The Furzedown Project
50+ LGBT Coffee Morning
Every Thursday 10-12pm.
Our weekly session is open to anyone who is LGBTQ+, is aged 50 and over, and lives in the borough of Wandsworth. We operate a safe and inclusive space, with an opportunity to listen to guest speakers and take trips out.
Wandsworth Oasis is a supporter and ally of the LBGTQ+ Community. Through our portfolio of charity retail shops, we offer opportunities to volunteer or seek employment, where all can be their true selves in a safe environment.
We are a grant giving organisation focussed on HIV causes.
Website address: www.wandsworthoasis.org.uk
Wandsworth LGBTQ+ Delivery Network
The Wandsworth LGBTQ+ Delivery Network is a space for local LGBTQ+ groups to come together to support each other and to explore the needs of LGBTQ+ people in Wandsworth and to seek ways we can collaborate to meet these needs.
We meet quarterly with a hybrid option both in person and online.
Recent collaborative projects have included: a joint stall at a Battersea Park summer event, development of LGBTQ+ ally badges, training to Wandsworth commissioners to improve inclusive practices and we are currently exploring 2024 Pride activities.
If you are a Wandsworth LGBTQ+ group or service and would like to join the network, please contact the network chair – Lucie Brooke: email@example.com
Current active members include: 160 Falcon Road sexual health clinic, Age UK Wandsworth, Balham Library, Free2B Alliance, Furzedown 50+ coffee morning, KLS Age Well LGBTQ 50+ club, Spectra, St George’s LGBTQ+ Staff Network, Wandsworth Care Alliance, Wandsworth Oasis, Wandsworth Education Inclusion Service, Queer Wandsworth, Wandsworth Carers’ Centre.