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Sexual orientation

This page contains information on support available in relation to sexual identity and sexual orientation in St Helens Borough.

Community support

  • Sexual identity advice - what is sexual orientation? Support with any questions about sexual identity and sexuality.
  • Over The Rainbow - Over the Rainbow is a part social, part support group for young people aged 13-19 (and up to 25 with additional need) years who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Trans*, questioning or unsure of their sexuality or gender identity. It is a closed confidential youth group based in St Helens, Merseyside.
  • Parent and carer support - St Helens Borough NHS support for the parents and carers of LGBTQI+ people.
  • NHS relationship support - for help with advice on healthy relationships and support when relationships break down.
  • St Helens NHS sexual health (Gum) service - Local NHS contraception and sexual health information and advice.
  • Hate Crime Reporting - Report hate incidents to Stop Hate UK, the independent charity that runs a 24/7 confidential helpline for all victims of hate crime, on 0800 138 1625.
  • Safe2Speak - free, confidential, supportive, informative, non-judgmental and available to anyone experiencing domestic abuse of any kind.