LGBT+ Support

If you’re having any issues relating to your gender or sexuality or simply need someone to talk to, there are a number of support services you can access free of charge at the Students’ Union and beyond. Below you’ll find more information about them and how you can get in touch.  

Download our LGBT support guide here

NTSU Information & Advice Service  

Our Information and Advice Service offers free, impartial advice on everything from housing to mental health and is also a third-party Hate Crime Reporting Centre.  



NTU Student Support Services 

The University also has a support service that you can access if you’re in need of support or guidance during your time at NTU.  

0115 848 6060 


Nottinghamshire LGBT+ Network 

Need someone to talk to but want to do it anonymously? Get in touch with Nottinghamshire’s LGBT+ Network. 

Volunteers are available for phone calls online Monday – Friday, 7pm - 9:15pm 

Support is available: 

  • If you'd like to talk about your sexuality/gender identity 
  • If you're concerned about your sexual health or want to talk about sex  
  • If you need legal advice  
  • If you need to talk about anything else LGBT+ related 

0115 934 8485  


The Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health 

The Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health is an NHS clinic for people who need advice or support with their gender.

0115 876 0160 


Notts Trans Hub 

If you’re looking for more information about trans friendly organisations, safer spaces for trans people or events and resources for the trans community, get in touch with the Notts Trans Hub.  


LGBT+ Service Nottinghamshire 

The LGBT+ Service in Nottinghamshire offers a range of specialist services for young people aged 11-25 who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans (LGBT+) or may be questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity. 

01909 479191 

07538 318462 


Nottingham BiTopia Social Group 

A social group for bisexuals and allies looking to connect. They meet regularly on 2nd Thursday of the month.  


Queer, Trans, Intersexual People of Colour (QTIPoC)  

A social group for LGBTQIA+ people of colour in Nottingham and surrounding areas. The group meet monthly on the last Wednesday of the month in the city centre 



Mermaids work to raise awareness about gender non-conformity in children and young people amongst professionals and the public. They campaign for the recognition of gender dysphoria in young people and lobby for improvements in professional services.  


Gendered intelligence  

A trans-led, confidential and independent telephone service for trans and gender questioning people. 

020 7832 5813 




You can contact Samaritans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year if you’re in need of a safe place to talk. The number is free to call.  

116 123  


Crisis text line UK 

Text 85258 and be connected with a Crisis Counsellor, a real-life human, trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem solving.