Links - LGBT Youth
The Bridge - youth club in Croydon, ages 14 to 19, Mondays 6:30 pm 07540 722171, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crocus 18-30 for young people aged 18 to 30 in Croydon - e-mail email@example.com.
Croydon Drop In - services for young people 11-25 (including LGBT young people) 132 Church St, CRO 1RF. www.croydondropin.org.uk 020 8680 0404
Albert Kennedy Trust - housing advice and support to lgb young people who are homeless, living in a hostile environment or in crisis www.akt.org.uk
Cognito at London Connection. Services for homeless, jobless and socially isolated catering for the 16-25 years age group 020 7766 5550
Young Gay Men www.ygm.org.uk - coming out - health etc.
Queer Youth Network: www.queeryouth.org.uk.
FFLAG Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays www.fflag.org.uk.
School's Out! National produces classroom materials to counter lgbt bullying and discrimination in schools etc etc www.schools-out.org.uk.
Stonewall Housing Association - www.stonewallhousing.org - provides shared, supported housing to young lesbians and gay men 16-25 Helpline: Mon, Th and Fri 10am-1pm 020 7359 6242
Mermaids for children and teenagers who have gender identity problems, their families, friends. carers, professionals etc. www.mermaidsuk.org.uk/, BM Mermaids, London, WC1N 3XX.
If you or someone you know is being bullied because they are gay, lesbian, bi or transgendered, don't be afraid to tell someone:
- Childline 0800 1111
- Victim Support 0845 30 30 900
- 24hr NSPCC helpline: 0800 800 500.
There are times when you need to talk - and have no one to talk to.
Off the Record free, confidential counselling for 14-25 year olds who live, study or work in Croydon. 020 8251 0251 or www.offtherecordcroydon.org/
Try Being Gay is OK: www.bgiok.org.uk/.
Young gay men www.ygm.org.uk/ from Terrence Higgins Trust.
YPN Magazine www.ypnmagazine.com/home