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National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline, run by Galop

Currently open
Currently closed
Monday - Tuesday:
Wednesday - Thursday:
Saturday - Sunday:
Please note that 1pm – 5pm on Tuesday is a trans-specific service. Our online chat line is open 5pm - 8pm Wednesday and Thursday.

This service is free
What do we offer? 
Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people experiencing domestic abuse. Abuse isn’t always physical- it can be psychological, emotional, financial and sexual too. Speak out, don't suffer in silence.
Opening Times:
10am – 5pm Monday
10am – 5pm Tuesday
10am – 8pm Wednesday
10am – 8pm Thursday
10am – 5pm Friday
1pm – 5pm Tuesday is trans specific service.
Online chat:
5pm - 8pm Wednesday
5pm - 8pm Thursday
If you are in London, the LGBT Domestic Abuse Partnership can help too. The DAP is made up of 4 LGBT agencies who each provide different services for LGBT victims/survivors of domestic abuse. With one phone call, you will be linked in with Galop, Stonewall Housing, LGBT Switchboard, and London Friend. You’ll have access to a range of services including:
  • Advice and safety planning
  • Housing advice, including options on finding safe accommodation
  • Emotional support
  • Free one-to-one Counselling
  • Support and assistance with dealing with the police
  • Help reporting incidents
  • Legal advice on civil or criminal protection (e.g., non-molestation orders)
  • Support through civil and criminal court system
  • Help finding solicitors
  • Advice on child safety and child contact issues
  • Specific support around sexual abuse
  • Translation service available to those who do not have English as a first language
To get started with the LGBT Domestic Abuse Partnership, contact Galop on 0207 704 2040 or fill out a referral form. You can explore your options with a specialist worker and receive immediate assistance if necessary.