If you are lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans, or you are questioning your sexuality, then there are a number of services, sources of support and activities for you as a Croydon resident.
London’s second largest Pride Festival – which, now in its third year, has firmly become marked in south London’s LGBTQ+ calendar of events. For more information visit the Croydon pride website.
This website is a portal for the various LGBT groups in and around Croydon.
The Bridge Youth club
Weekly Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender youth group ages 13 -21. More information.
Museum of Croydon
LGBT histories in the Museum of Croydon: http://www.museumofcroydon.com/lgbt.
Advice and information
Switchboard - LGBT+ helpline
Switchboard - LGBT+ helpline is an information, support and referral service for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people and anyone who needs to consider issues around their sexuality.
GALOP is an LGBT+ anti-violence charity supporting lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people who have experienced hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse
The Gender Trust
The Gender Trust is a listening ear, a caring support and an information centre for anyone with any question or problem concerning their gender identity, or whose loved one is struggling with gender identity issues.
The Beaumont Society
The Beaumont Society is a national self-help body run by and for the transgender community.
London Friend is a counselling and support around issues such as same-sex relationships, sexual and gender identity and promoting personal growth and self-confidence. Home to Antidote - the UK's only LGB&T drug and alcohol service. Social groups providing a safe space to meet and socialise as an alternative to the bar and club scene.
Opening Doors London
Opening Doors London - Information and support services with and for older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (OLGBT). Aimed at men and women who identify as LGBT and are over the age of 50.
Stonewall campaigns for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans equality. Stonewall's free information service can answer your questions about lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans rights.