Support Groups

 

There are many Support and Social groups in Manchester and the surrounding areas.

More and more groups are being launched covering a wide range of subjects and issues, should you need any assistance please ask an Icebreakers volunteer who will be more than happy to help you look for any support group you may be interested in.

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FFLAG is a national organisation of parents of gay sons and lesbian daughters who seek to promote the well-being of gay, lesbian and bisexual people, their family and friends. Visit www.fflag.org.uk or call their helpline 0845 652 0311 for more details.

Their local group Manchester Parent's Group meet monthly.  More info at www.manpg.co.uk

Phone Number: 0845 652 0311
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An inclusive social & support group for LGBT asylum seekers meeting at the LGBT Foundation from 3:30pm on the 1st Wednesday of each month. Visit http://firstwednesday.lgbt/ for more details.

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This is a gay men's football team that train weekly. For more details contact them via their website at www.vmfc.co.uk

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This is website provided by the Gay and Lesbian Vaishnava Association, an international organization "dedicated to the teachings of Lord Caitanya, the importance of all-inclusiveness within His mission, and the Vedic concept of a natural third gender." It also contains links to a small number of gay Hindu groups on Yahoo. Visit it at www.galva108.org

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A website for all Asian gay men in the UK and their friends: www.gaysia.co.uk

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A social and support group for men who are or have been in a relationships with women but have sexual feelings towards other men. They meet on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at Via on Canal Street (7:30pm). Visit www.gaymarriedmen.org.uk for details.

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There are two area groups of the GOC that organize a programme of walks within reach of Manchester, these are the Transpennine Group and the Lake District Group. Visit www.goc.org.uk  for further details where you can also contact the organisers of the local groups. There are also GOC special interest groups for those who enjoy, amongst other things, caving, climbing, cycling, skiing, and swimming. Also on Facebook.

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Listen to Manchester's gay radio station online and on 88.4 fm. Along with music there are interviews and news relating to Manchester gay life. www.gaydio.co.uk

Twitter: @Gaydio
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Support for people with HIV in the Northwest - advice, care and information. Gay Men's Space - every week at 75 Ardwick Green North, Manchester.

Phone Number: 0161 274 4499