Opening Doors is the UK's largest charity connecting LGBTQ+ people over 50 with activities, events, support and information. We also provide accredited training to professionals and conduct research. We work across the UK but retain a focus in London.

Support LGBTQ+ people affected by dementia

Donate to support our vital services for LGBTQ+ people affected by dementia

Befriending

Get one-to-one social support from our trained volunteers

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Our impact

2230

members have joined Opening Doors and enjoy our free services and support

82%

of our members feel more connected to LGBTQ+ communities from being involved with ODL (ODL Member Survey 2019)

120

active befriending and telefriending relationships, reaching and supporting the most isolated and vulnerable members of our community

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Training for professionals

Discover our LGBTQ+ training for health and social care professionals

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Research and Policy