Whether you're wanting to have a chat to one of the Pride At Next team, make use of our confidential EAP programme or need signposting to some great LGBT+ external support, the resources on this page are here to help whatever your needs. 

External support

Below are some external support links for specific LGBT+ issues. Whether it's information from our business partner Stonewall, LGBT+ helplines, mental health support, trans support or domestic abuse support the links below should start your journey in the right direction.

They are there to help you with whatever you want to talk about. Nothing is off limits, and they understand how anxious you might feel before you pick up the phone.

Our Charity Partner's phone and email service for questions about sexual health or living with HIV.

Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people experiencing domestic abuse. Abuse isn’t always physical- it can be psychological, emotional, financial and sexual too. Speak out, don't suffer in silence.

LGBT communities across the country are coming together to show each other solidarity, support and provide lifesaving services.

Mental Health Support

Trans and Non-binary Support

UK charity supporting trans and gender-diverse children, young people and their families.

Help and support from the trans community

Trans-led charity that aims to improve the lives of trans and non-binary people in the UK, specialises in supporting young people.

Health care and surgery resource for the online trans community.

Trans support and social group based in Brighton and Hove but open to anyone wishing to explore issues around gender identity.

National charity based in Manchester with trans services and resources.

GIRES - Gender identity research & education.

TransUnite - Find a Transgender support group near you

WPATH – Non-profit organisation devoted to trans health.

Gender identity services

Housing & Support

An online referral service. Their advice line is open from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday, on 020 7359 5767.

LGBTQI+ community shelter and centre in London. Referrals are through Stonewall Housing. Also runs online socials and events in their virtual community space.

Supports LGBTQ+ young people aged 16-25 in the UK who are experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile or abusive environment.

Internal Support

Whilst not all the internal support is LGBTQ+ specific, they are great for general health and wellbeing support and are free for all Next employees. 

The Pride at Next team are always available to help whether it's a friendly online chat, or signposting to some other support.

Qualified support that's there to help you as a Next Employee in these challenging times. Click above for more.

Your well-being is really important to us during these challenging times.  With this in mind, we've created NEW page containing useful wellbeing information to help you.

A personal GP service enabling you to get a video consultation with an NHS-registered private GP and receive NHS repeat prescriptions - all at the touch of a button.

Regional External Support

Below are some further, regional specific, external support available for you if you live in these areas

Domestic Abuse and the LGBTQ+ Communities

IDAS is the largest specialist charity in Yorkshire supporting anyone experiencing or affected by domestic abuse or sexual violence.

Call: 03000 110 110 (North Yorkshire and Barnsley) or 0808 808 2241 (Sheffield) or 0808 2000 247 (National 24 hours helpline)

There are many similarities between LGBTQ+ people’s experiences of domestic abuse and that of their heterosexual cisgender peers. However, LGBTQ+ people may also have their sexuality and gender identity used against them as a tactic for the abuser to keep the power and control in the relationship in the following ways:

LGBTQ+ survivors may also be coerced or manipulated to believe:

Additionally, many trans survivors also face specific forms of abuse related to their trans identity including:

IDAS services are for anyone affected by domestic abuse. Please email them if you have any questions 

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