LGBT support

Salford is home to many gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans (LGBT+) people and we are proud to support our LGBT+ residents.

Salford City Council is a member and co-chair of Salford’s LGBT+ Multiagency Forum. This group brings together representatives from public sector organisations and community groups to share information and work on joint projects. You can contact the forum at

Since 2011, Salford’s LGBT+ visibility event, the Pink Picnic, has been held in the city. Find out more about the Pink Picnic.

Salford City Council is an inclusive employer and aims to welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans employees. We have an LGBT+ staff group and have signed up to the Stonewall Employers’ Index.

Further information

For further information about LGBT+ specific support available locally see the LGBT Foundation website.

Salford resource for young people

Support for LGBT young people in Greater Manchester

Resources for working with children and young people in Salford

Salford Clinical Commissioning Group

Salford Clinical Commissioning Group is working with Salford GP practices to become LGBT inclusive and supportive, you watch their video below.

Community cohesion

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