Below is a list of LGBT+ safe spaces that are now OutREACH Partners. OutREACH Partners promise to keep their workspace free of homophobia and transphobia and are helping us to work towards LGBT+ equality in Cumbria. 
If you own a business that is an LGBT+ safe space and would like to be added to our list and be advertised in every issue of Alphabet Soup then please email us for details at
Always Another Way, Cumbria Ltd

A not-for-profit community interest company building stronger communities through local projects. They run LGBTQ+ support for 8-24 yr old and their families, Mental Health support, coping skills sessions, sign language classes and more!

Contact: Email or Phone 07516319860

Border City Roller Derby

BCRD is a friendly, inclusive, all gender, roller derby league based in Carlisle, welcoming people from all backgrounds who would like to learn to skate and play roller derby

Contact: facebook/BorderCityRollers or Email

Cambridge Weight Plan

The 1:1 Diet by Cambridge Weight Plan, Cumbria,

Contact :

Carlisle Cult Cinema Club

An alternative to the mainstream, bringing cinematic trash and treasure to all cult film fans.

Contact: Email or Phone 07495709792

Carlisle Eden Mind

Carlisle Eden Mind is a local charity, affiliated to Mind, supporting people with mental health problems across the Carlisle and Eden Districts

Contact:; Facebook/Carlisle Eden Mind; Phone 0300 561 0000; or email for mental health support and information

Cumbria Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service (CADAS)

We provide support for individuals, family members and carers – promoting recovery in the community. We also offer free public health information, education and training as part of our preventative strategy.

Phone: 0300 111 4002/Visit:

Cumbria County Council


The Fairydust Emporium 

The Fairydust Emporium in Silloth welcomes you.

Contact: Facebook @FairydustHQ booking highly recommended: 016973 31787 

First Step

We provide free talking therapies for depression and anxiety disorders for adults in Cumbria.

Contact: or phone 03001239122

Katia's LDC driving instructor

Fully qualified female driving instructor, providing a safe and friendly environment for all pupils to achieve their driving ambitions.

Contact: or phone 07502411040

Luna Beauty and Holistics

Luna is a mobile beauty and holistic therapy service. Relaxation and beauty in the comfort of your own home.

Contact: facebook/sarahlunaholistics or phone 07984245593

Mike - Dr Beet

Body piercer / not a real doctor.

Contact: Instagram @drbeetpiercer; Phone 01228514115; or visit Immortal Art Studio, Carlisle 

Mentoring in Cumbria

Jude Beveridge works with adults and young people helping them to raise their self-esteem, improve mental health and boost confidence

Contact: Email or Phone: 07919 837592

Trans Family Carlisle Support Group

Family support group for transgender people and their families.