Support for LGBTQ+ Young People in Cardiff

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This blog is part of the Cardiff Pride: More Than A Month campaign. It shares information about local and national support services in Cardiff that LGBTQ+ young people can go for support, advice, and guidance in a safe space.

LGBTQ+ groups in Cardiff

Umbrella Allies 

Umbrella Allies is an LGBTQ+ youth club run by Cardiff Youth Service at Eastmoors Youth Centre in Cardiff. It is open to all 11-25’s in the area. The group meets every Friday from 6:15-8:15pm.


Impact is an LGBTQ+ youth group which meets every Tuesday between 5-7pm in the bingo hall at Cathays Community Centre. It’s a friendly and safe environment which allows you to become friends with like-minded people while socialising, playing sports, doing arts & crafts, taking part in workshops and sometimes trips out and residentials. This group is mainly aimed towards 13-21 year olds. Each session costs £1.

Glitter Cymru 

Glitter Cymru is a meet-up group for Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) people who are LGBTQ+. They run meetups every Saturday from 2-3pm on Zoom. It is for all ages. Contact Glitter Cymru on social media for more details.


Constellation, run by the Amber project, is a weekly workshop for trans young people aged 12-16 and 17-25 in central Cardiff. The project offers support with emotional well-being, with a free counselling service and practical support. If you would like to find out more, please contact Caryl Stock by email on or by phone at 029 20344776.

Cardiff Foxes

Cardiff Foxes are an LGBTQ+ running group for all ages. They meet at 10:15am by Pettigrew Tea Rooms on Sunday mornings, for a social 5K run that begins at 10:30am. There’s a post-run social usually held at the Queer Emporium or Pettigrew Tea Rooms.

Cardiff Baseliners

Cardiff Baseliners are Wales’ first LGBTQ+ inclusive tennis club. They host a social every Saturday between 12-2pm at Heath Park. All ages are welcome.

Projects and opportunities

Trans*form – Youth Cymu

Trans*form is a 3-year project aiming to improve understanding of trans* and non-binary gender identities among professionals who work with young people across Wales. They are forming a steering group for young people aged 11-25 who identify somewhere on the trans* spectrum or are gender questioning. For more information, email Rachel at



Meic is the national information, advocacy and advice helpline for young people in Wales. You can contact a Meic advisor confidentially and anonymously in English and Welsh. The helpline is free to access and open from 8am to midnight, 7 days per week. You can contact Meic by phone (0808 80 23456), text message (84001) or online chat.


Switchboard is a confidential listening service for people in LGBTQ+ communities. They offer support across the helpline from 10am-10pm daily. You can talk to them for free by email or instant message.

Related Information

Want more from the Cardiff Pride: More Than A Month campaign? Visit the campaign introduction.

Check out TheSprout’s LGBTQ+ information page where you can find loads of useful info on local and national LGBTQ+ support services.

If you’re sharing our posts from the Cardiff Pride: More Than A Month campaign on social media, remember to use the #MoreThanAMonth hashtag and tag us.

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