Pit Stops: Getting help on your journey

HIV support groups that can help you on your journey are listed below. These are just some of the many groups in the UK. To find other local groups you can search NHS Choices via the link below.

  • Positively UK

    Positively UK provides peer-led support, advocacy and information to women, men and young people living with HIV to manage any aspect of their diagnosis, care and managing life with HIV. Working in partnership with the NHS their peer work is integrated at clinics across London. They also provide outreach in prisons across London reaching some of the most vulnerable affected by HIV. They run a range of peer-led support groups for women, heterosexual men and women, gay men and African communities. Their programme of workshops support people with a new HIV diagnosis, those managing pregnancy and develop self-management skills.

  • The Sussex Beacon

    The Sussex Beacon charity provides specialist care and support for people living with HIV. Our sevices promote independence and improve health and wellbeing by providing inpatient and outpatient services.

  • George House Trust

    George House Trust has been providing HIV support and advice services since 1985. They are a service user-centred organisation with a diverse team of highly trained and knowledgeable staff and volunteers. George House Trust provide good quality services to people living with HIV in the North West of England, which enable them to feel empowered and able to live happily and healthily with HIV.

  • NHS

    You can also find your local HIV support services using the search function on the NHS Choices website.