Last published 27 April 2020
Switchboard is an LGBTQ+ helpline for anyone to discuss anything, including sexuality, gender identity, sexual health and emotional wellbeing: 0300 330 0630
You can contact Switchboard via phone, email, or instant chat.
The helpline is open from 10am to 10pm everyday: 0300 330 0630
Your call will be answered by a member of the LGBT+ community; Switchboard have around 160 trained telephone volunteers who all identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans.
You do not have to identify as LGBT+ to call Switchboard. You might want to call to talk about your sexuality, or you might want advice or support if you have a friend or family member who identifies as LGBT+.
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