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University of Exeter Wellbeing Services

The University of Exeter provides a wellbeing service to all current students. The wellbeing team is made up of highly skilled counsellors and mental health professionals who are able to offer advice as well as therapeutic and practical support to help you cope personally and to manage your university work.

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Nightline is the University of Exeter's confidential listening and information service run by students, for students. Whether you need to talk about something which is troubling you or you need a taxi number, Nightline volunteers are available throughout the night during term time.

Everyday 20:00-08:00 (during term time)

01392 724000 Visit Website

LGBTQ+ Society

Exeter LGBTQ+ Soc is a society at the University of Exeter dedicated to providing a safe space for those who identify as LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and questioning, as well as other sexual and gender identities, such as asexual). This secure space is created to allow members to fully express their sexual orientation and/or gender identity without fear of intimidation or harassment.

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National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline

Emotional and practical support for LGBT people experiencing domestic abuse. Abuse isn’t always physical- it can be psychological, emotional, financial and sexual too. Speak out, don’t suffer in silence.

Opening times: 10am – 5pm Monday - Wednesday, 10am – 8pm Thursday, 1pm – 5pm Friday,12pm – 4pm Sunday. 1pm – 5pm Tuesday is trans specific service.

Online chat: 3pm- 7pm Saturday & Sunday. Email address: help@galop.org.uk

0800 999 5428 Visit Website

Asexual Visibility and Education Network

Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN) hosts the world's largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike.

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Relate provides support and information around relationships. They provide information about a wide range of relationship issues and a free web chat that allows you to talk to a trained counselor. They also provide relationship counselling and support.

Web chat is available: Monday to Thursday 09:00-17:00 and 19:00-21:00, Friday 09:00-15:00, Sunday 19:00-21:00

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LGBT Collective

LGBT Collective is made up of community groups and projects across the South West peninsula who ensure that their voices are heard and actions get taken. They aim to enable LGBT community networking and provide a safe space for LGBT people to identify, discuss and act upon issues affecting them.

Email address: admin@lgbtcollective.org.uk

01392 201015 Visit Website


Switchboard is an LGBT+ helpline answered by volunteers who self-define as lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* people. The volunteers are there to talk about issues around sexuality and/or gender identity.

Opening hours: 10:00-23:00 every day

0300 330 0630 Visit Website


SupportLine provides a confidential telephone helpline and website offering emotional support information and advice to any individual on any issue, from mental health problems and abuse to volunteering and internet safety . The Helpline is primarily a preventative service and also provides support by email and post.

01708 765200 Visit Website

Get Connected

Get Connected is the UK's free, confidential helpline service for young people under 25 who need help, but don't know where to turn. They offer support around many areas from abuse and violence to employment and gender identity.

Opening hours: 11:00-23:00 every day

0808 808 4994 Visit Website

Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement

The Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement works for the full inclusion of gay, lesbian and bisexual people in the Christian churches. They host events across the country which aim to encourage conversation, and you too can join LGCM via their website.

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Wellbeing Information Directory is maintained by Change & Represent on behalf of DVP Wellbeing and Liberation Council.

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