Opening Doors London runs a Befriending Service for LGBTQ+ people aged 50 and over who are feeling isolated. They also run a Southwark social group once a month near Elephant and Castle Tube. This is an opportunity to meet new people and have a chat over some refreshments. 

Getting Referred

Referral form for befriending can be found on the website. To find out more or to attend Southwark Social Group email:

Opening Doors is the largest UK charity providing activities, events, information and support services specifically for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, non-binary or gender fluid (LGBTQ+) people over 50.