In Southwark, METRO charity offers the following services: METRO SPARK is a free and confidential service for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) young people aged 16-25 in Southwark. It is provided by METRO Youth and funded by London Borough of Southwark Youth Service.
It provides a safe place and support for LGBTQ young people to improve their wellbeing and gain knowledge on important topics such as Healthy Relationships, Sexual Health, Mental Health, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities and others.
Young people can refer themselves or be referred by a professional. METRO Counselling - counselling service for people who identify as LGBTQ. Self-referrals are accepted.
Safer Communities - Victim support for hate crimes or domestic violence in relation to homophobic, biphobic or transphobic incidents.
HIV Service Peer Support(Positive People’s Network) for anyone aged 18+ who is HIV positive (this isn’t just restricted to people who are LGBTQ).
Emerging Communities – HIV prevention and support workshops, social groups and campaigns for Latin Americans/Brazilians living in Southwark.
Pre-IAPTS counselling groups
Anti-Homophobic, Biphobic and Transphobic(HBT) Bullying project for Schools Government funded project delivering training and support for teachers, students and parents on tackling HBT bullying in schools.