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Welcome to LGBT Health and Wellbeing

LGBT Health and Wellbeing is a unique initiative to promote the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people living in, working in and travelling to Edinburgh. We run a programme of activities, events, courses and community groups. We also information on health and LGBT topics and runs the LGBT Helpline Scotland on 0300 123 2523.

LGBT Summer Fete is on the way... Saturday 26th July

Come down and support and celebrate Edinburgh's LGBT+ community at our annual Summer Fete on Saturday 26th July, 1-5pm. This year amidst an exciting line-up of live entertainment, we have a headline performance from the super talented Canadian singer-songwriter Courtney Lynn!

Join us at Tollcross Community Centre for games, crafts, archery, an LGBT Bake-off competition and bake sale and a fantastic opportunity to find out more information about some of Edinburgh's LGBT community groups who will be hosting stalls to promote their activities.

The event is family friendly with free entry for all. There will be free activities, however various stalls/activities will charge small amounts for people to take part (All proceeds go towards LGBT Health and Wellbeing).

Naked Among Thistles

an anthology of creative writing about LGBT+ identities and mental wellbeing


Vacancies

We're Recruiting

We are a dynamic organisation which works to promote the health, wellbeing and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland.



Project Assistant (Edinburgh)

Salary £ 18,441 (full time)

Consultation - Learning Disability Project

We would love to hear what people thought about our activities between October and March. Anyone who didn’t attend any activities can still tell us if there is anything we could have done differently. We want to hear suggestions for activities in the future as well as people’s views on timing and cost. This will help to shape future planning of activities. Please download the form here, and return it to george@lgbthealth.org.uk, or LGBT Health, 9 Howe Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6TE. Hard copies of the document, along with a set of stickers, can also be sent out to individuals by request.

Service Evaluation 2013

“I think you have helped me beyond what I can say because I only came out this year and I've made friends through your events and am happier and more confident as a result.”


154 people who use LGBT Health took the time to tell us what they thought about our services. You can download a summary of what you told us here

LGBT Age Celebrates Lottery Award

“I don’t want to have to go back in the closet if I need support”

The Big Lottery Fund has announced a grant of £421,964 over three years to LGBT Health and Wellbeing to take forward a groundbreaking project working with older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Lothian and Glasgow. The award comes from the Big Lottery Fund’s Investing In Communities funding stream.

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