Our evening helpline has ceased operation as of August 2015. Below you can find several helplines which are there to provide listening support and give advice:
If you would like to speak to an LGBT helpline please call our partners Switchboard – they are open 7 days a week 10am – 11pm on 0300 330 0630. They also have an instant messaging service, which you can access through their website.
For 24 hour support 365 days a year you can also call Samaritans for free on 116 123.
Drugs and Alcohol
If you have a query relating to drugs and alcohol you can call our Antidote team during office hours on 020 7833 1674. You can also use this office number to find out more about London Friend’s services.
You can also visit the Rehab 4 Addiction website, which is an advisory and referral service for people who suffer from alcohol, drug and behavioural addiction.
If you would like to talk someone about sexual health over the phone, please call the National Sexual Health Helpline from 9am to 8pm: 0300 123 7123.
If you are having thoughts about taking your own life, and feel that you are a risk to yourself then you can contact Maytree, who offer a helpline and a safe space to stay (for up to 4 nights). You can contact Maytree on 020 7263 7070.
If you are a bereaved child or young person in need of support, you can call Grief Encounter's Grieftalk Helpline from 9am-9pm Monday to Friday on 0808 802 0111.