Suffolk LGBTQ Forum

Founded in 1988. Provide support to people over 16.

Outreach Youth

Support for LBGTQ+ people under 25 and their families across Suffolk.

Evolve Trans

Ipswich support for adults over the age of 18 who are questioning their gender, on a transitioning journey or who have transitioned.

Support group at Sam’s Coffee House in Lowestoft

LGBT+ support group meets fortnightly in Lowestoft at Sam’s Coffee House contact [email protected] for further details

Ipswich LGBTQ+ Women’s Group

Ipswich LGBTQ+ Women’s Group on Facebook – peer support and social activities

Suffolk Gender Identity Hub

Information for people who are transgender or questioning their gender identity and people who support them.

Suffolk Night Owls

A telephone, text, and email support service run by Suffolk Mind.

The Source

Help and support for young people.

Switchboard LGBT helpline

Switchboard provide an information, support and referral service for LGBT people (and family and friends), and anyone considering issues around their sexuality and/or gender identity. They run a telephone service, live chat, and email.


Help and advice for LGBT people and their allies.


Help and support for transgender young people and their families.

Networks at work

Many employers have LGBTQ+ networks, e.g. Suffolk County Council, NHS, Police, etc.