We have an exciting opportunity to join our expanding team.

We are running a survey on behalf of the NHS to gather the views of those using non-surgical gender services - to help inform plans to develop this service.

Researchers from the National Centre for Social Research will assess the COVID-19 pandemic’s ongoing impact on UK LGBT+ communities, and how the LGBT+ voluntary and community sectors can be best supported to respond.

25 January 2021


LGBT+ Practitioner 

Izzy joined Intercom in January 2021.

Izzy works across Devon and is based in our Exeter office.

They can be contacted on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pronouns: they / them / theirs 

Please see poster for information regarding when we are closed over the Christmas and New Year and who you can contact if you require immediate support while we are closed.

Intercom Trust are aware of the ruling made yesterday in regards to those under 16 seeking puberty blockers.

24 November 2020

Helen Casson

Helen joined the Board of Trustees of the Intercom Trust in 2020.

She is Executive Principal for Medical education across Devon and Cornwall for Wave Multi Academy Trust, working to ensure the most vulnerable young people receive the education they are entitled to. Helen is a trained SENCo, a Designated Safeguarding Lead and a Thrive practitioner committed to the principles of Trauma Informed Practice and is passionate about ensuring the need of all young people are met .

As a trustee, Helen is particularly interested in safeguarding and the links with education

20 November 2020

Jana Funke

Jana joined the Board of Trustees of the Intercom Trust in 2020.

She is an Associate Professor of English & Sexuality Studies at the University of Exeter. Her academic research focuses on the history of sexuality and early 20th century literature and science, and she has experience directing and managing large collaborative projects. She is also the Co-Chair of the College of Humanities Ethics Committee and a member of the LGBTQ+ Staff Network Coordinator Team at the University of Exeter.

Jana is particularly interested in working with non-academic partners and LGBTQ+ communities to create and share LGBTQ+ heritage. She has collaborated with the British Film Institute, National Trust, Wellcome Collections and other national partners to ensure that LGBTQ+ heritage is revealed and shared with different audiences. She is currently directing the Adventures in Time and Gender project about trans and non-binary histories as well as the Out and About: Queering the Museum project with the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM).

We have an exciting opportunity to join our expanding team.

Today marks the official launch of Intercom Trust’s latest project in Cornwall: The Open Project.

The Open Project aims at enhancing the lives of LGBT+ pupils through dedicated lunch groups, immersive training for education professionals and ongoing support for schools across the county.