LGBT+ Support

Support U are the leading LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Support service for the Thames Valley. Based in Reading, Support U offers caseworkers, counselling and befriending services for anyone who requires our support. You do not need to be LGBT+ to access the service. Anyone requiring information or support regarding sexuality or gender topics, we are more than happy to offer guidance.

Service access criteria: The public can contact us directly but a professional must fill in our referral form. 
Connecting with others
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Mental health
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Managing a long-term health condition
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Arts and creativity
Connecting with nature
Youth support
Social prescribing
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
Waiting list (weeks): 0
Key words - separate with a comma: LGBT, Domestic Abuse, Sexual Violence, Hate Crime, Group support, one to one support, Counselling, befriending
Who can refer: Professional referrals only