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Worksop Out On Wednesdays

Worksop Out On Wednesdays (WOW) offers confidential one-to-one and group services providing specialist support to young people aged 16-25 who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or questioning their sexual orientation (LGBTQ).   Young people can access support from a trained member of staff on a range of issues including: emotional support  coming out sexual health advice  hate crime reporting information on LGBT rights and legislation tackling discrimination  social support  accessing LGBT health services  We run group sessions every Wednesday from 6.30pm to 8.30pm giving young LGBTQ people a safe and non-judgmental place to be themselves, meet new friends, access support and take part in activities. As a service we are actively involved in local and national LGBTQ campaigns and events and encourage young people to join us in this.  Examples of events and activities we are involved in include: London Pride  Nottingham Pride  Bassetlaw LGBT Forum  IDAHO events  LGBT History month events Activity sessions (including laser quest, swimming, bowling, outdoor games and cooking)   We are a hate crime reporting centre and our staff are trained in supporting people with reporting hate crime incidents and liaising the police and victim support. Hate crimes can be reported anonymously and all information provided will be treated with the strictest of confidence.   Others working with the LGBTQ community: Outburst (Young people’s LGBT group) -  a group for lesbian, gay and bisexual young people up to the age of 25. An opportunity to meet with other people of a similar age and sexuality, and to share common views and to have some fun. The group meets weekly on Wednesdays at NGY myplace, 29 - 31 Castle Gate, Nottingham. Phone Base 51 on 0115 952 5040 for details Notts LGBT+ Network - has provided information and support to LGBT people in and around Nottinghamshire since 1975. Information on pubs, clubs, social groups, support groups and services, accommodation, legal issues, police liaison, TV/TS, AIDS/HIV/safer sex,“coming out”, publications, flatshare/houseshare ... or just someone to talk to. Switchboard will also provide training on LGB issues for other organisations. New volunteers welcome.  Monday to Friday 7-9.30 pm 0115 9348485  – answerphone at other times. Write to: NLGS, 7 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG1 3FB or e-mail info@nottslgbt.com - website: www.nottslgbt.com www.nottslgs.org.uk and www.nottslgshistory.btck.com www.fflag.org.uk – Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (FFLAG) is a registered charity dedicated to supporting parents and their lesbian, gay and bi children. The website also has lots of advice on how to come out to parents. Stonewall Housing Advice Line- Telephone advice and information for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender people on homelessness, housing options, harassment and finding accommodation. Also, offer casework and tenancy support. For details of weekly and monthly outreach drop-in advice sessions please see our website: www.stonewallhousing.org Phone: 020 7359 5767 advice line LGBT Derbyshire Friend Support and Advocacy Service - Telephone helpline offering advice, information, listening, befriending and referrals for gay men, lesbians, bisexuals & trans people. Drop-in and cafe Mon – Frid 10am-1pm. Men’s group 7.30-9.30pm Thursday, women’s group 7.30-9.30pm Tuesday. Youth forum Saturdays 1.30-5.30pm. Advocacy and LGBT rights. Sexual health and HIV prevention project offering information, advice, free condoms and lube. Address- Pavilion LGBT Centre, 2-3 Friary Street, Derby, DE1 1JF Phone01332 349333 helpline Email- info@gayderbyshire.org.uk  Website- www.gayderbyshire.org.uk Trans 4me - An open group for young people who identify as trans. The group offers a safe a supportive place to explore gender identity, find out more about trans issues and meet other young people. The group meets every Wednesday 5pm- 7pm at the Health Shop, 12 Broad Street, Hockley, NG1 3AL. For more information contact Sharon O’Love: 07958194768 or the Health Shop: 0115 9475414 Karma Nirvana- Phone or email confidential advice, info and support for all communities and professionals around the issues of forced marriage, ‘honour’ based violence and LGBT issues. Honour network (freephone) helpline, 08005 999 247 9.30am – 5pm, Monday-Friday, answerphone facility out of hours. Email support via the website or the specific email address. Address-PO Box 148, Leeds, LS13 9DB Phone- 0800 5 999 247 helpline info@karmanirvana.org.uk  www.karmanirvana.org.uk  York Lesbian Line - telephone helpline for lesbians. Advice, information, listening and referrals. Also organise social events. Phone- 01904 646812 Networking websites: www.ukgaynetwork.com  www.queeryouth.org.uk  www.transyouth.org  www.thegyc.com  www.iglyo.com  Magazines: Queer Bulletin (also from http://www.qbnotts.btck.co.uk online and also requested paper versions at a small cost) Out (www.out.com) Information and resources: Stonewall - www.stonewall.org.uk Lesbian, gay and bisexual charity. Provides resources and information for the LGBTQ community and professionals. Nottinghamshire’s Rainbow Heritage - a local LGBT project providing history and cultural information celebrating LBGT lives. Email- nottsrh@hotmail.co.uk or visit: www.nottsrainbowheritage.org.uk  www.rucomingout.com - A website that has an archive of coming out stories from people of all ages and backgrounds, as well as tips about coming out and interviews with inspiring LGBT people. Health:  G.U.M. CLINIC NOTTINGHAM GUM Clinic, City Hospital, Hucknall Road. 0115 962 7744  Hate crime reporting: Reporting a Homophobic Incident in Nottinghamshire If it is an emergency, use 999, otherwise use the Homophobic Incident reporting line on 101 Stop Hate Crime UK www.stophateuk.org - this organisation is supported by Nottinghamshire Police and by bother City and County Councils. Police Gay And Bisexual Support Network  (Notts)  - support network for LGB employees in Nottinghamshire Police. Confidential non-police mobile number with 24 hour answerphone. 07879 890041
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Worksop Out On Wednesdays

Worksop Out On Wednesdays (WOW) offers confidential one-to- one and group services providing specialist support to young people aged 16-25 who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or questioning their sexual orientation (LGBTQ).   Young people can access support from a trained member of staff on a range of issues including: emotional support  coming out sexual health advice  hate crime reporting information on LGBT rights and legislation tackling discrimination  social support  accessing LGBT health services  We run group sessions every Wednesday from 6.30pm to 8.30pm giving young LGBTQ people a safe and non-judgmental place to be themselves, meet new friends, access support and take part in activities. As a service we are actively involved in local and national LGBTQ campaigns and events and encourage young people to join us in this.  Examples of events and activities we are involved in include: London Pride  Nottingham Pride  Bassetlaw LGBT Forum  IDAHO events  LGBT History month events Activity sessions (including laser quest, swimming, bowling, outdoor games and cooking)   We are a hate crime reporting centre and our staff are trained in supporting people with reporting hate crime incidents and liaising the police and victim support. Hate crimes can be reported anonymously and all information provided will be treated with the strictest of confidence.   Others working with the LGBTQ community: Outburst (Young people’s LGBT group) -  a group for lesbian, gay and bisexual young people up to the age of 25. An opportunity to meet with other people of a similar age and sexuality, and to share common views and to have some fun. The group meets weekly on Wednesdays at NGY myplace, 29 - 31 Castle Gate, Nottingham. Phone Base 51 on 0115 952 5040 for details Notts LGBT+ Network - has provided information and support to LGBT people in and around Nottinghamshire since 1975. Information on pubs, clubs, social groups, support groups and services, accommodation, legal issues, police liaison, TV/TS, AIDS/HIV/safer sex,“coming out”, publications, flatshare/houseshare ... or just someone to talk to. Switchboard will also provide training on LGB issues for other organisations. New volunteers welcome.  Monday to Friday 7-9.30 pm 0115 9348485  – answerphone at other times. Write to: NLGS, 7 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG1 3FB or e-mail info@nottslgbt.com - website: www.nottslgbt.com www.nottslgs.org.uk and www.nottslgshistory.btck.com www.fflag.org.uk – Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (FFLAG) is a registered charity dedicated to supporting parents and their lesbian, gay and bi children. The website also has lots of advice on how to come out to parents. Stonewall Housing Advice Line- Telephone advice and information for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender people on homelessness, housing options, harassment and finding accommodation. Also, offer casework and tenancy support. For details of weekly and monthly outreach drop-in advice sessions please see our website: www.stonewallhousing.org Phone: 020 7359 5767 advice line LGBT Derbyshire Friend Support and Advocacy Service - Telephone helpline offering advice, information, listening, befriending and referrals for gay men, lesbians, bisexuals & trans people. Drop-in and cafe Mon – Frid 10am-1pm. Men’s group 7.30-9.30pm Thursday, women’s group 7.30-9.30pm Tuesday. Youth forum Saturdays 1.30-5.30pm. Advocacy and LGBT rights. Sexual health and HIV prevention project offering information, advice, free condoms and lube. Address- Pavilion LGBT Centre, 2-3 Friary Street, Derby, DE1 1JF Phone01332 349333 helpline Email- info@gayderbyshire.org.uk Website- www.gayderbyshire.org.uk Trans 4me - An open group for young people who identify as trans. The group offers a safe a supportive place to explore gender identity, find out more about trans issues and meet other young people. The group meets every Wednesday 5pm- 7pm at the Health Shop, 12 Broad Street, Hockley, NG1 3AL. For more information contact Sharon O’Love: 07958194768 or the Health Shop: 0115 9475414 Karma Nirvana- Phone or email confidential advice, info and support for all communities and professionals around the issues of forced marriage, ‘honour’ based violence and LGBT issues. Honour network (freephone) helpline, 08005 999 247 9.30am – 5pm, Monday-Friday, answerphone facility out of hours. Email support via the website or the specific email address. Address-PO Box 148, Leeds, LS13 9DB Phone- 0800 5 999 247 helpline info@karmanirvana.org.uk  www.karmanirvana.org.uk  York Lesbian Line - telephone helpline for lesbians. Advice, information, listening and referrals. Also organise social events. Phone- 01904 646812 Networking websites: www.ukgaynetwork.com  www.queeryouth.org.uk  www.transyouth.org  www.thegyc.com  www.iglyo.com  Magazines: Queer Bulletin (also from http://www.qbnotts.btck.co.uk  online and also requested paper versions at a small cost) Out (www.out.com) Information and resources: Stonewall - www.stonewall.org.uk Lesbian, gay and bisexual charity. Provides resources and information for the LGBTQ community and professionals. Nottinghamshire’s Rainbow Heritage - a local LGBT project providing history and cultural information celebrating LBGT lives. Email- nottsrh@hotmail.co.uk or visit: www.nottsrainbowheritage.org.uk  www.rucomingout.com - A website that has an archive of coming out stories from people of all ages and backgrounds, as well as tips about coming out and interviews with inspiring LGBT people. Health:  G.U.M. CLINIC NOTTINGHAM GUM Clinic, City Hospital, Hucknall Road. 0115 962 7744  Hate crime reporting: Reporting a Homophobic Incident in Nottinghamshire If it is an emergency, use 999, otherwise use the Homophobic Incident reporting line on 101 Stop Hate Crime UK www.stophateuk.org - this organisation is supported by Nottinghamshire Police and by bother City and County Councils. Police Gay And Bisexual Support Network  (Notts)  - support network for LGB employees in Nottinghamshire Police. Confidential non-police mobile number with 24 hour answerphone. 07879 890041
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