LGBT Resources

Wigan and Leigh Hospice strives continuously to ensure equality of access for our service users.

We offer support to people from all backgrounds and do not discriminate against any person requiring access to the hospice.

There are a wide range of places, organisations and websites from where you can get help or information if you are LGBTQI.



BYOU+ is an LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Questioning/Queer and other sexualities & gender identities) community organisation based in the Wigan Borough. Their aim is to provide an array of services in relation to LGBTQ+. BYOU+ are also project leaders of Wigan Pride. You can find them on Twitter @byoupluswigan


Talk Listen Change counselling

Talk, Listen, Change is a relationships charity. They work across Greater Manchester to deliver a range of services which help support safe, healthy, happy relationships. They have an experienced and dedicated team who work to support every type of relationship. They can help you to have a better relationship with yourself, with your partner, previous partner, between families, friends, school, an employer or within your community. They can do remote appointments without the need to travel into Manchester. You can follow them on Twitter @TLC_Charity


LGBT Foundation

Services and activities include a range of support groups; face-to-face counselling; a helpline, email and pop-in service; a befriending scheme; a sexual health programme, a substance-misuse project; organisational training; a range of guides and resources; a national website; advice surgeries; LGBT infrastructure support; various research projects and policy campaigning.

The foundation can offer support regarding relationships, coming out, family issues, knowing your legal rights, reporting a hate crime or if you simply want someone to chat to. You can find them on Twitter @LGBTfdn, telephone: 0345 330 30 30, see the LGBT Foundation website or email: