Welcome to Hidayah

You have come to the right place if you are:

  • Feeling conflicted or alone

  • Looking for support or to make new friends

  • Trying to reconcile your sexuality or identity with your faith

  • Needing support with family, friends and mental health

Covid-19 update:

 All monthly meet-ups and socials are suspended.

Events are currently only taking place virtually, please visit our events page for more details.

The Hidayah Wellbeing & Spirituality WhatsApp group, social media, emails and other digital services are still running as normal.


In the meanwhile, feel free to read our top tips for staying at home. There is always support available.

Winner of "Charity & Community Initiative Award 2019" - LGBTQ North East

Nominated "National Diversity Award 2019" - Community Awards ( ITV News )

Nominated "National Diversity Award 2020" - Community Awards ( ITV News )

Nominated "British LGBT Award 2020" - In Partnership with NatWest

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Remember - you are not alone.

If you require immediate support or are at risk, then please contact your local health or emergency department. Or call the Samaritans (open 24/7) free on 116 123. They will listen to you, provide signposting and can help in stressful situations. This is confidential and will not show on your phone bill.

Hidayah supports The Black Lives Matter Movement. 

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