Links to Other useful services

Other SUPPORT FOR people living with HIV

NAM provide a useful directory of services available for people living with HIV

Sensible advice on what to do to help yourself manage some of the most common health issues. Detailed self-care holistic guidance is available for anyone with backpain, depression, fatigue, headaches, IBS, menopause, migraines, osteoarthritis, period problems, sleep issues, sore muscles, stress and anxiety.

Food Chain deliver meals and groceries, offer cookery and nutrition classes and communal eating opportunities to people living with HIV in London and their dependants.

Positively UK provides peer-led support, advocacy and information to everyone living with HIV to effectively manage any aspect of their diagnosis, care and life with HIV

Running from the Mortimer Market clinic, peer support and group work is provided to help you live positively with your diagnosis and through education and empathy this leads to empowerment and being more in control of your life. The network produces over thirty events or courses a year – facilitated by people living with HIV and attended by over 1000 people. You can subscribe to their free newsletter and get regular news here

YMCA’s exercise referral scheme for people living with HIV is a 12 week exercise programme that provides participants with support in the gym, opportunities to try exercise classes and swimming.

River House is a community-based centre in Hammersmith focused on supporting older people with HIV. Services include delicious peer-lunches, Hiking & Rambling groups, Women’s peer-support, regular Social trips, benefits and small grants casework, Foodbank and Homeshare.

Sexual health info, testing, counselling and advice and other support for people living with HIV. They have various locations in London and across UK.

Based in East London, Positive East provide information, testing, counselling and peer support for people living with HIV.

With several locations in South London, Metro provide advice, advocacy and other support for people living with HIV as well as support for LGBTQ+ people living in particular boroughs.

Body & Soul provide targeted support for children, young people, and families who live with or are directly affected by HIV.  They have a community-based and trauma informed approach. They are based near Angel.

i-base provide up to date information about HIV treatment to HIV positive people and to health care professionals, including technical and non-technical publications (also online) and a Q&A service by phone, email and online.

4M is a unique peer-led programme led by Black migrant women. They train women living with HIV across the UK as Mentor Mothers to provide psycho-social support to peers in their pregnancy journey and beyond.

Spectra provide sexual health support, HIV testing, Trans counselling, peer mentoring and run various groups.

cliniQ are a trans-led team, who offer a safe, confidential space for those who may not feel comfortable accessing mainstream services. They offer a holistic sexual health, mental health and wellbeing service for all trans people, partners and friends.

They provide a wide range of one-to-one and group-based care and support services for people living with and affected by HIV in Brent, Ealing, Camden and Islington. Londonwide, there is also Connect Well –  FREE online one-to-one and group services to support people living with HIV who feel lonely or isolated.


NAZ is a sexual health charity working to address sexual health inequalities in Black, Brown and Global Majority communities.

They offer one to one peer support, group support, counselling and welfare advocacy across five group: NAZ Latina, NAZ Africa, NAZ South Asia and NAZ Vidas.

Chiva works to ensure young people living with HIV have the treatment and care, knowledge, understanding, skills and wider support needed to live well and achieve their greatest potential. Their website has lots of useful information to help young people and parents.

The Blanchard and Royal Free Clinics provide free osteopathic treatment to people living with HIV. Treatment in both clinics is provided by senior osteopathic students supervised and supported by tutors who are qualified osteopaths with a specialist interest in HIV, drug therapies, associated pathologies and the musculo-skeletal presentation of HIV.

SASH provide free advice, counselling and peer support to improve your sexual health, your relationships, and your mental health. They work with residents from Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea.

Living Proof events provide a safe, relaxed place in the countryside to meet others who are also living with HIV allowing you to explore the challenges you and others face living with HIV. 

GROWS (GRowing Older Wiser and Stronger) is a programme to support women ageing with HIV. The programme includes peer mentoring and training. Watch their short videos developed on different aspects of ageing. 

Stonewall Housing works to ensure lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people live in safer homes. They provide support and referrals for homeless people and and provide housinng in supported housing schemes.

Opening Doors provides activities, events, information and support services specifically for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, non-binary or gender fluid (LGBTQ+) people over 50  to help develop networks, communities and create friendships.