Edinburgh City

LGBT Youth Lothian is based in Edinburgh but we do get out and about! Many young people come to our services from West Lothian, Midlothian, East Lothian and further afield. We provide maps by email or meet you somewhere central to help you on your journey to the centre!

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youth groups

We provide a range of services for young people. Our groups are listed below:

Mondays, InfiniT, 5.30pm-7.30pm- We are starting a pilot  group for younger transgender people who are still at school (aged 11-16). This will be held on the following dates between 5.30pm and 7.30pm

  • 05 September*
  • 19 September
  • 03 September*
  • 17 September
  • 07 November
  • 21 November
  • 05 December*

*Parents group runs at the same time as these InfiniT sessions, from 5:30-7:30pm. Contact Gemma at Gemma.moncrieff@lgbtyouth.org.uk for more info.


Tuesdays, Beyond Gender, 7.00-9.00pm - Group for transgender people and their friends aged 13 – 25, every Tuesday evening from 7.00 – 9.00pm.  Email info@lgbtyouth.org.uk for more info or you can now visit their very own website at:   www.beyondgenderyouth.org

Wednesdays, Sound Youth, 6.30pm-8.30pm- Group for people aged 13 - 17

Thursdays, Vada, 7pm -9.00pm- Group for people aged 17 – 25. 

Sexual health & c:card: Sexual health supplies and information are available through our c:card service which is accessible during group times and by appointment through an email.

Outreach & Schools Work: We provide a range of outreach services including street work, work in commercial gay venues, on-line, in local schools and youth groups.

Youth Participation: Throughout the year there are a range of participation opportunities for young people aged 13 – 25 and you can get your voluntary work accredited through Youth Achievement Awards or Saltire Awards.  

There are several friendly, trained youth workers.  Each is trained to provide support and information on a wide range of topics.  You can book a meeting with a youth worker by emailing us.

   Ann Marriott, Partnership Manager (East)

 Nigel Chipps, Youth and Community Development Officer

Gemma Moncrieff,  Beyond Gender Sessional Youth Worker

  Asier Carrasco, Sessional Youth Worker

  Sandra Flynn - Sound & VADA Youth Worker

 Alan Massie- VADA Youth Worker