Support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender soldiers and veterans

For information about LGBT health and support services, visit the NHS Choices website. Here you can find out more about physical and sexual health and the services available to you.

Support is available for LGBT Armed Forces personnel. Below are organisations where individuals can talk openly, honestly, and confidentially about any issues they may be facing.

Proud2Serve is one of the largest LGBT e-networks for the British Armed Forces. They can provide information, advice, networking and support for LGBT Service people and their families.

The Army LGBT Forum is a place for people to discuss their experiences. It offers community led support to LGBT soldiers, veterans and potential recruits. The forum also provides information on social and networking events.

Where can I find support?

The RAF Benevolent Fund (RAFBF) has a strong tradition of looking after the RAF Family in the UK and overseas. They support all serving and former members of the RAF as well as their partners and dependent children. They provide relationship support for those who are single, in a couple or going through a separation. Their services include counselling, mediation and online help.

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