Birmingham LGBT (B1 1EQ)

Birmingham LGBT Centre www.blgbt.org

Venue

38/40 Holloway Circus
Birmingham
B1 1EQ

Contact

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Telephone: 0121 643 0821

Who this service is for

Gay men and young people.

Description

Birmingham LGBT Centre www.blgbt.org

A one-stop shop for the community and community groups, works with other service providers to address health inequalities & sexual health within the LGBT community.

Mon: 8am – 8pm

Tues: 9am – 9pm

Weds: 9am – 9pm

Thurs: 9am – 9pm

Fri: 8am – 8pm

Sat: 10am – 8pm

Sun: 10am – 8pm

Sexual health clinic

Our services include:

• 7 Days a week access to sexual health services.

• Weekly nurse led sexual health drop in clinic – every Thursday 12pm-7.15pm run from Birmingham LGBT Centre (can be attended if you have symptoms or need STI treatment). Last slot for “walk-in” patients is at 6.30pm. The clinic operates on a “first come first served” basis.

• Monthly trans sexual health clinic (4th Friday of delivery Month 4-7pm)

• Rapid testing for HIV (instant results) – available 7 days a week (drop in)

• STI testing for the most common STIs – available 7 days a week (drop in)

• Free self-sampling kit service. This service allows you to take your own samples to be sent to the lab for testing. This kit tests for HIV, Syphilis, Gonorrhoea and Chlamydia.

• Free condoms, dams, gloves and lube by post service.

• Provision and access to free condoms and lube from gay bars/venues.

• Information, advice and support around sexual health and well-being issues – available from the sexual health services team at the Birmingham LGBT centre and in outreach settings.

• Independent Sexual Violence Advocates (ISVAs) offer practical and emotional support if you have experienced rape, sexual assault or sexual abuse

Contact the Sexual Health Team on 0121 643 0821 or email us on sexualhealth@blgbt.org or like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/umbrellaatbirminghamlgbt/ for more details

Alternatively, you can use the other Umbrella sexual health services in Birmingham and Solihull and you can find these at the Umbrella website or by calling 0121 237 5700

Savvy

A sex & relationships support group for those with a new HIV diagnosis. Meets every 4th Sunday of the month, 3-5pm at the Birmingham LGBT Centre. LGB or T people aged 18+ from the Birmingham or Solihull area who have been newly diagnosed as HIV positive (up to 2 years from diagnosis). The group is for people who are seeking advice, support and guidance following new diagnosis (partners welcome) We will explore some of the issues, which could arise such as disclosure of HIV status, sex, relationships and treatment adherence.

Peer Mentoring

Our trained Volunteer LGBT Peer Mentors are here to offer support to fellow community members, to explore questions they may have related to their gender, sexuality or sex-life in a friendly and relaxed environment. LGBT community members will be paired with our trained Peer Mentors to share experiences to support participants have a happy, healthy sex life and support them to have greater understanding of looking after their well-being. The Volunteer Peer Mentor will meet with their Peer Mentee at Birmingham LGBT or at an appropriate public space, regularly for anything up to an hour and half for 6-8 sessions; the package will be tailored to meet your individual holistic needs depending what is going on in your life right now.

Ageing Better

Ageing Better is an exciting initiative for people aged 50 and over, offering the opportunity to get involved in events, activities, meeting new people and exchanging new ideas about how 50+ can connect with each other.

Ageing Better in Birmingham can support people of all ages to set up new groups and activities which will be attractive to people who are 50 and over. If you’ve got a hobby or interest to share, a good idea to develop, or simply if you want to get out and socialise more, Ageing Better can help. Ageing Better in Birmingham will also offer opportunities for 50+ people to get involved with discussion and decision-making, to provide solutions to combat the social isolation that people may face as they get older.

Birmingham LGBT runs the Ageing Better LGBT Hub, which can provide practical support, access to finance and promotion of LGBT groups and activities, so that 50+ LGBT people can have a wider range of options for socialising and making new friends.

SHOUT

Festival of Queer Arts & Culture at venues around the region.

Disabled access available

Charity number

1141568


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Birmingham LGBT (B1 1EQ)
38/40 Holloway Circus
Birmingham, B1 1EQ
United Kingdom