Support through RFSL and RFSL Ungdom

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RFSL and RFSL Ungdom have many support operations all over the country. We offer individual support, support to LGBTQI asylum-seekers through the network Newcomers and HIV testing. Here you'll find the necessary contact information.

Counselling

RFSL Support Service

RFSL Support Service – for LGBTQI people who have experienced violence or abuse. The service provides counselling all over Sweden. It also offers counselling and consultation for the families of victims and for professionals. Support is offered in Swedish, English, Spanish, and Arabic. An interpreter can also be provided.


RFSL Göteborg

 

RFSL Göteborg offers counselling in most LGBTQI related issues. The support targets people older than 13 who live in the region of Göteborg. An interpreter can be provided.


RFSL Rådgivningen Skåne 

 

RFSL Rådgivningen Skåne’s counselling centre targets LGBTQI people and their families. It offers both supportive and therapeutic counselling. Group counselling is offered as needed

Sexualterapeutiska mottagningen Skåne offers counselling to people with sexual problems. The staff at the centre are qualified psychologists trained in clinical sexology and treatment.

 

RFSL Rådgivningen Östergötaland

RFSL Rådgivningen Östergötland offers supportive and therapeutic counselling. You’re welcome either at drop in times or pre-booked appointments at RFSL Linköping, or remotely via phone, email or video calls. You can turn to Rådgivningen with questions related to your sexual and psychosocial health.

RFSL Stockholm – Sexperternas Samtalsmottagning

 

Sexperternas Samtalsmottagning is a counselling centre for people in the community who have experience of, or thoughts about, drugs/chemsex. Counselling is also offered to people with experience of, or thoughts about, selling sex.


RFSL Örebro
 

RFSL Örebro offers counselling and consultation in LGBTQI issues. The support mainly targets people older than 13 who live in Örebro Län. An interpreter can be provided.

 

Pegasus

 

Pegasus is RFSL Youth’s operation for people under 26 who want to talk about sex for compensation. Support is given by video, phone, email or chat. You can remain anonymous. Pegasus can also help you contact authorities or healthcare.

 

Transformering

 

Transformering offers support and information by email to trans people of all ages, people that have thoughts regarding their gender identity, trans people’s families and professionals and volunteers who meet trans people in their work. The emails are answered in Swedish or English. There is no access to an interpreter. Transformering has a website with extensive information on trans issues. Transformering is operated by RFSL and RFSL Youth.


Support to Asylum Seekers


RFSL’s Asylum Lawyer

 

The asylum lawyer offers legal counselling in asylum-related issues and information about the asylum process to LGBTQI people. aino.grondahl@rfsl.se
+46 (0)761-656 612

 

Newcomers

 

Newcomers – an organisation for LGBTQI people and refugees who are newly arrived in Sweden. Newcomers’ national coordinators are based at RFSL’s national office in Stockholm. You can contact us if you have general questions about Newcomers or want information about Newcomers national operations.
newcomers@rfsl.se

 

Newcomers all over the country

 

Newcomers operate in many places throughout Sweden. Use this contact information for local inquiries.

 

Newcomers Youth

 

Newcomers Youth — for LGBTQI people (15-30 years old) who are asylum seekers, undocumented or newly arrived in Sweden — offers many activities in Stockholm, Göteborg, Malmö and Luleå.


HIV and syphilis testing


Checkpoint Göteborg

 

RFSL Göteborg and PG Väst run a testing operation, Checkpoint Göteborg, which offers quick results drop-in testing for HIV and syphilis.
Time: Tuesdays at 18.00-20.00  
Place: Stora Badhusgatan 6 i Göteborg


Checkpoint Sjuhärad

 

RFSL Sjuhärad has a testing operation, Checkpoint Sjuhärad, which offers quick results drop-in testing for HIV and syphilis.
Time: Check the website or send an email to checkpoint@sjuharad.rfsl.se.
Place: RFSL Sjuhärad, Magasingatan 1, 504 35 Borås


Checkpoint Skåne

 

RFSL Rådgivningen has a testing operation, Checkpoint Skåne, which offers quick results drop-in testing for HIV and syphilis.
Time: Tuesdays at 17.00-19.00
Place: Drottninggatan 36 in Malmö

Testpoint JH

Testpoint JH, run by RFSL Jämtland Härjedalen, is a service offering rapid HIV and syphilis testing. The service offers both drop-in hours and the possibility to book an appointment.

Drop-in: every Wednesday, 5 pm – 7 pm
Where: Thoméegränd 4, Östersund

Testpoint Stockholm

 

RFSL Stockholm has a testing operation, Testpoint Stockholm, which offers quick results drop-in testing for HIV and syphilis.
Time: Tuesdays at 18.00-20.30
Place: Alsnögatan 7 at Södermalm in Stockholm


Testpoint Örebro

 

RFSL Örebro has a testing operation, Testpoint Örebro, which offers quick results drop-in testing for HIV.
Time: see calendar on website
Place: RFSL Örebro, Västra Nobelgatan 19, 703 55 Örebro