Funders and supporters
London Friend works with a wide range of organisations within the public and private sectors to help achieve our mission of improving the lives of LGB&T people. Our current partners and funders include:
- Monument Trust supports the delivery of our Antidote programme from 2015 - 2018 and has previously supported this work through revenue and capital grants.
- Lloyds Bank Foundation help fund our volunteering programme for Antidote, our LGBT drug & alcohol service.
- City Bridge Trust help fund our groups and counselling service and support our volunteering programme to improve the mental health & wellbeing of LGBT Londoners.
- The RISE Partnership delivers HIV prevention interventions funded by Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham. The partnership is led by Naz Project, with Race Equality Foundation, GMFA and London Friend.
- SASH (Support & Advice on Sexual Health) is the community sexual health partnership funded by the Tri-Borough area (Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea, and Hammersmith & Fulham). The partnership is led by Turning Point, along with Naz Project, Metro and London Friend, where we are the LGBT lead.
- The London LGBT Domestic Abuse Partnership is a specialist network of LGBT organisations providing support to LGBT people who have experienced domestic abuse. The Partnership is led by Galop, with Stonewall Housing, Switchboard and London Friend, where we provide a specialist LGBT domestic abuse counselling service. The Partnership is funded by London Councils.
- People’s Postcode Trust funds a one-year project to provide support to LGBT asylum seekers and refugees. This project provides educational, social and emotional support to help LGBT asylum seekers and refugees feel less isolated, and assimilate into both mainstream and LGBT communities.
- Terrence Higgins Trust and London Friend are working to deliver a pilot project providing online counselling and groupwork for gay and bisexual men engaged in chemsex. This is funded by the Public Health England HIV Prevention Innovation Fund.
- Wandsworth Oasis have supported our work for several years and helped support our pilot delivery of the SWAP programme. They currently support the development of a chemsex network across drug treatment services in London.
- HIV Prevention England is the national HIV prevention campaign funded by Public Health England and managed by Terrence Higgins Trust. As a local delivery partner we provide awareness and brief interventions to promote behavioural change around HIV prevention and drug use.
- The National LGB&T Partnership – London Friend is a founding member of the National LGB&T Partnership. This enables those working within the LGB&T community to speak with one stronger voice to organisations such as the Department of Health, NHS England and Public Health England. Read more about the Partnership here.
- The Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest trusts in London and offers a wide range of health and social care services across 10 boroughs. We are partners in the Club Drug Clinic and provide a weekly satellite in the Mortimer Market Sexual Health Centre.
- The Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust is the Trust which provides the 56 Dean Street sexual health clinic. In partnership we run Code Clinic, targeting men who use drugs for sex. It's also the base for cliniQ, our trans sexual health and well-being partnership.