BLGBT Asylum Seekers service

About ‘BLGBT Asylum Seekers service’

While we can’t offer specialist advice about seeking asylum, we can support you to access the services and activities at the LGBT Centre. We can give you information about the social and support groups, fitness and cultural activities that take place here. If you would like this information, please visit the LGBT Centre Monday to Thursday, 10am to 6pm. Emotional Support: f you would like to arrange to see a member of staff for a one-to-one emotional support session, you will need to book an appointment. You can arrange the appointment when you visit the Centre, or you can call 0121 643 0821. If you need advise about seeking Asylum, appeals and the process, you can also arrange an appointment to see a fully trained and experienced advisor on LGBT asylum and immigration. We hold an advice ‘surgery’ once a month, on the last Wednesday, with an advisor from UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group (UKLGIG). To book this appointment, call 0121 643 0821 or ask when you visit. There is also an asylum social group run by Journey Church which meets at the Centre on the third Friday of the month, from 1pm to 4pm. There is no need to call ahead for this - you can just drop in.

This service is part of the organisation called Birmingham LGBT

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Birmingham LGBT Centre

Location Birmingham LGBT Centre, 38/40 Holloway Circus, Birmingham, Birmingham, B1 1EQ
Opening hours
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
(Closed All Day)
(Closed All Day)
Transport links

The centre is in Birmingham City Centre and is ten minutes' wallk from all transport modes and routes.

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Birmingham LGBT Centre

Taking on new patients? Yes
Accessibilty Public transport access Wheelchair friendly Braille signage
Costs Service is fully funded
Waiting time No more than 1 week
Treatment time No more than 1 week
Languages English
Exclusion information We are not a specialist mental health provider. We can offer wrap around wellbeing servcies, though we would not expect referrals for mental health support other than for LGBT affirmative counselling.

What help is there?

Languages spoken English

About me

Age 19yrs +
What's on your mind?
Worries about sex and gender
Gender identity

Who can benefit?

Characteristics
Ethnicity/Culture
White and Asian Indian Pakistani Bangladeshi Any other Asian background
Sexuality
Gay/Lesbian Bisexual Not sure
Gender
Transgender

Where can I go?

Service type
Social and life skills support
Information & advice services Refuge services Other
Community teams
Other
Inpatient (hospital)
Other
Residential or care homes
Other
Physical health services
Other
Criminal justice services
Other
Place In the community