Alcohol support services for the LGBTQ+ community

If you're looking for alcohol support services with a better understanding of LGBTQ+ needs there are different types of support available, from peer support to referral services.

If you’re a member of the LGBTQ+ community and think you need help with your drinking, you might find it helpful to get peer support from a community you feel safer and more at home with.


Alcohol support services across the UK are available for anyone to access. There are also some organisations that offer free and confidential peer-led support for specific groups, if you prefer that type of help.

LGBTQ+ peer support services will often have a deeper understanding of your community and can offer more tailored and sensitive advice.

Regardless of the type of alcohol support you’re after, it’s important to know that there is a variety of help available that might meet your needs more closely.


Run by the LGBTQ+ community, Antidote offer an online alcohol and drug drop-in clinic via Zoom. They also operate a helpline and offer peer support and  advice. 


Galop provides the LGBTQ+ community with alcohol peer support, as well as drugs and domestic abuse support, legal advice, and counselling services.

Gay & Sober meeting finder

LGBTQ+ sober meetings around the UK are regularly featured on this site for anyone with alcohol-related problems seeking a safe way to connect as a community.


This is a non-judgemental alcohol peer support service based in Glasgow with a real emphasis on community and peer support. It’s also a helpful resource for LGBTQ+ services around Scotland.

LGBT foundation

The LGBT foundation offer a range of national services from advice on alcohol recovery to peer support groups and operate a helpline.


This national health and wellbeing platform provides alcohol information, advice, and various types of alcohol-related peer support for LGBTQ+ including one-to-one and group sessions.


TransSober is a community peer support service offering drop-in peer support groups in person and online, TransSupport 1-2-1 support, sober social and events and a speaking service.

Drinkaware do not endorse the organisations on this list. The content on this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. It is intended for informational purposes only for those seeking alcohol-related peer support.



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