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Switchboard is a LGBT+ helpline which offers support and information for mental health, sexuality, gender identity and sexual health.

Call 0300 330 0630 for free, email chris@switchboard.lgbt or use the switchboard webchat service. 

Open 10am to 10pm, every day.

Find out more from the Switchboard website.

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The LGBT Foundation 

The LGBT foundation is a national charity that offers advice, support and information services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.

Call 0345 330 3030 for free or email helpline@lgbt.foundation for more information.

Open 9am to 9pm, every day.

Find out more from the LGBT Foundation website

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MindLine Trans+

MindLine Trans+ is a confidential mental health support helpline for people who identify as transgender, agender, gender fluid or non-binary.

Call 0300 330 5468 for free.

Open 8pm to 11pm on Friday.

Find out more on the MindLine Trans+ website.

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Terrence Higgins Trust

Terrence Higgins Trust is a HIV and sexual health charity that offers a free, confidential helpline which provides support, advice and information about sexual health and HIV.

Call 0808 802 1221 for free or email info@tht.org.uk

Open 10 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday.

Find out more on the Terrence Higgins Trust website.

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Galop is a charity that offers a free, confidential helpline for LGBTQ+ people who are victims of domestic abuse, sexual violence, hate crime, conversion therapies, forced marriage and other forms of abuse.

Call 0800 999 5428 free or email help@galop.org.uk

Open 10 am to 8.30 pm, Monday to Thursday and 10 am to 4.30pm on Friday.

Find out more on the Galop website.

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akt is a charity which supports LGBTQ+ young people aged 16-25 who are facing or experiencing homeless, or living in a hostile environment.

Speak to a housing advisor on the akt live chat or email gethelp@akt.org.uk

Open 10 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday.

Find out more on the akt website.

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LGBT Hero is a charity which provides information, advice and support for LGBTQ+ people.

Join the LGBT hero forums, which provide a safe and non-judgemental space for people to talk about their issues and life experience. 

Find out more on the LGBT hero website.