HIV Testing

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Hate Crime Reporting

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hate crime?
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or call 0191 2331333 

LGBT magazine

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issue of out! northeast

 

LGB & T Services

Pride Radio North East

Pride Radio

 

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the Pride
Radio website

WEB LINKS

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MESMAC North East is not responsible for the content of any external website.

 

NATIONAL LGB YOUTH GROUPS
This THT has lots of useful information and a National map of groups available.

 

STREETWISEStreetwise logo
Streetwise is a young people’s (under 25′s) project based in the City Centre of Newcastle upon Tyne.
It’s a free, confidential and friendly advice centre.
Streetwise offer information and advice on any issue, sexual health and contraception (no appointment needed… just drop in) and have a free counselling service.
You can call during opening hours on 0191 230 5400.

 

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Young peoples project dealing with issues around Drugs & Alcohol based in central Newcastle.
D‘n’A Services for Young People
Unit 4, Dispensary Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE1 4XN
Website: www.dnanewcastle.com
Email: dna@newcastle.gov.uk
Tel: 0800 073 0470.

 

GAY YOUTH COMMUNITY
A leading community, profile, chat, article and resource website around for young gay, bisexual and lesbian people.

 

CHILDLINElogo-ChildLine
ChildLine is the free helpline for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call them on 0800 1111 to talk about any problem – counsellors are there to help you sort it out.
Click on the above link to go to the website.

 

KIDSCAPEKidscape
Kidscape is the first charity in the UK established specifically to prevent bullying and child abuse.

 

EACH
EACH provides award-winning support to individuals affected by homophobia
and training to organisations committed to realising an equal and
safe environment for all regardless of sex, faith, sexuality, age, ethnicity or ability.EACH logo

 

ALBERT KENNEDY TRUST
offers advice and support for gay and bisexual teenagers made homeless because of their sexuality.

 

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BEING GAY IS OK
gay youth support website – run by young people for young people. Advice and information on ‘coming out’, being gay, articles and problem pages.

 

COMING OUT AND STAYING OUT
This online guide has been written for gay and bisexual men of all ages who are thinking of ‘coming out’. It includes information about coming to terms with being gay, and advice on how to tell others.

 

AVERT
Am I gay? was I born this way? Website featuring accounts from young gay men, including their coming to terms with their sexuality, coming out, and their experiences of talking about their feelings with friends and parents, as well as their expectations and concerns.

 

SEXWISE
For young people aged 12-18. The website gives information on contraception, sex and relationships and allows you to search for services anywhere in the UK.
Helpline: 0800 28 29 30

 

SCHOOLS OUTSchools Out
Working towards equality in education for LGBT young people. On-line student toolkit and resources.

 

EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS
This site has been designed to introduce you to the Exceeding Expectations Initiative and to give you information about tackling homophobia and addressing sexuality with young people.
Information has taken from a wide range of sources including the Department for Children, Schools and Families guidance on Homophobic Bullying, Stonewall, EACH and Connexions to provide a local perspective informed by national guidance.

 

YHNEYHNE
Youth Homeless North East
 is a regional service that works with over 40 partner housing agencies, they aim to help young people ‘move on’ and work with their partners to offer housing support to young people.
Centrepoint, Miners Hall
Red Hill
Durham
DH1 4BD
Tel: 0191 384 4033
Email: 
info@youthhomelessnortheast.org.uk