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LGBT Foundation

About this service

LGBT Foundation works in partnership with CGL (Change, Grow, Live) as part of the Manchester Drug and Alcohol Service (MIDAS) . We offer support to LGBT individuals affected by drugs, alcohol or chemsex.

Service offers:

  • One-to-one key working sessions
  • Drop-ins to discuss drug and alcohol issues and sexual health
  • Telephone helpline and online support
  • Access to talking therapies
  • LGBT drug and alcohol support groups
  • Access to mutual aid (Narcotics Anonymous/Alcoholics Anonymous)
  • Referral to detox, rehab and prescribing services
  • Referral to family and concerned others support group

LGBT Foundation runs various support groups at our Manchester City community centre every week -

M-Kat and Crystal Meth support - Monday 6-7pm Here and Now peer support - Tuesday 5.30-7pm LGBT friendly Alcoholics Anonymous - Wednesday 7-8pm Women’s drug and alcohol peer support - Thursday 6-7.30pm Alcohol support - Friday 11-12pm LGBT friendly Narcotics Anonymous - Friday 2-3.30pm

Call 0345 330 3030 for more information

Referral (how to access this service)

We take referrals from any source as long as this is with the person’s consent. Clients can also self-refer to the service. To make a referral please call 0345 330 3030 or email

Catchment (areas they serve)



5 Richmond Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 3HF
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Opening times

Monday to Friday 9am - 8pm
Drop-in available

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Help and advice

What to do in an emergency

If you or someone else needs urgent help after taking drugs or drinking, call 999 for an ambulance. Tell the crew everything you know. It could save their life.

What else to do in an emergency