Switchboard (LGBT helpline)

Provides free and confidential support and information to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered communities throughout the UK.

Calls are answered by volunteers identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans. Calls can be on any subject. These are topics that recur:

  • coming out
  • relationship issues
  • family problems
  • safer sex and sexual health
  • having sex for the first time
  • looking for an LGBT venue
  • LGBT social and support groups
  • issues at school
  • college or work
  • feelings of isolation

Instant messaging sessions are available. Times are posted on the web site.

Email support is available through this address: chris@switchboard.lgbt. Support enquiries only.

Currency of information: 
February 2016
PO Box 7324
Post Code: 
N1 9QS
Helpline: 0300 330 0630
Office: 020 7837 6768
020 7837 7300

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