Humber Organisations supporting LGBT and Gender issues

The following are organisations in this sub region providing various support services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans people and with other gender and sexuality issues.

Organisation: Hull LGBT Forum

Primary Contact: John Furnis
Address: Community Enterprise Centre, Cottingham Road, Hull, HU5 2DL
Phone: 01482 441002 ext. 206
Web Address:
Service Description: LGBT Drop-in, Support, DVD's, free cyber-cafe, social space, snacks, safe space, books, magazines, internet tuition, refreshments, advice and t.v.

Organisation: NE Lincs LGBT Forum

Primary Contact: Jane Bacon
Address: The Diversity Office, The East Coast Centre for Diversity, The Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education,Nuns Corner, Grimsby, DN34 5BQ
Phone: 01472 311222 ext.428
Web Address:
Service Description:

Organisation: GenderShift

Primary Contact: Rikki Arundel / Lewis Jacobs
Address: Community Enterprise Centre, Cottingham Road, Hull, HU5 2DH
Phone: 01482 441002 / 07976 259557 / 07961 287382
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Web Address:
Service Description: Trans Drop in, Changing Facilities, safe space, makeovers, DVDS, support, books, TV, movie nights, internet access and tuition, Workshops and training.

Organisation: Hull Lesbian Line

Primary Contact:
Phone: 01482 214 331
Web Address: www.
Service Description: Confidential helpline for all women, run by lesbians: someone to talk to, what's on info, befriending service. staffed Mon 7-9pm, answerphone other times.

Organisation: Shout LGB Group

Primary Contact: Karen Taylor
Phone: (01482) 218115
Web Address: www.
Service Description: The shout group is for young lesbian, gay and bisexual people aged between 14 - 25. The group is also for young people thinking about/questioning their sexuality. The group does a mixture of activites which the group decides upon. These have included discussions about 'coming out' to parents and friends, trips out to laser quest, trips to other LGB youth groups, art sessions, dj-ing, organising events for LGB young people like the Rainbow Caf. This is a confidential group.

Organisation: Cornerhouse

Primary Contact:
Address: Cornerhouse, 29 Percy Street, Hull,HU28HL
Phone: 01482 327044
Email: General Information:
Executive Committee:
Web Address:
Service Description: A voluntary sector agency dealing with all aspects of sexual health, including HIV/AIDS, family planning and prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).Offering a range of services across Hull and the East Riding, particularly (though not exclusively) focused on the needs of young people, offering guidance, support, training and, most importantly, knowledge.

Organisation: Cornerhouse Network

Primary Contacts: Rob Elkin – Project Worker, Louise Butler - Sexual Health Worker
Address: First Floor, Conifer House, 32-36 Prospect Street, Hull, HU2 8PX
Phone: 01482 336336
Web Address:
Service Description A branch of Cornerhouse aimed specifically at under 25s. Walk-in advice and information centre.

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