Brighton & Hove LGBT Switchboard

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Connecting you to LGBTQ Support

Switchboard is a charity that has been listening to, supporting and connecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer communities since 1975. Originally a helpline, we have grown to deliver lots of additional services by and for LGBTQ people in Sussex.

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IMPACT OF COVID-19
ON LGBTQ COMMUNITIES
OF BRIGHTON & HOVE

IMPACT OF
COVID-19
ON LGBTQ
COMMUNITIES
OF BRIGHTON & HOVE

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Our services:

Our helpline provides you with support and information and will connect you to the right LGBTQ services or advice. Find out more

Our Health & Inclusion project (HIP) promotes LGBTQ health and wellbeing and gives you the chance to have your say about healthcare and council services in Brighton and Hove.
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Our Older People’s project is for those aged 50+ looking for a sense of community, support or information.
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Brighton’s first LGBT-led Domestic Abuse service, supporting LGBTQ victims and survivors in an inclusive and affirmative community space. Find out more

Trans and Non-binary Link Community Navigation is a social prescribing service for trans and/or non-binary people. Find out more.

Our Dementia Support programme is for LGBTQ people with dementia or concerned about memory loss. Find out more

Our Disability Project is for LGBTQ disabled people looking for a sense of community, support or information.
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Grief Encounters is our peer support group for LGBTQ people who have experienced a bereavement.
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News & Events:

Vaccine Buddies

The COVID-19 vaccine is your best protection against coronavirus. The vaccines are safe and effective and it is strongly recommended you get vaccinated. If you are LGBTQ and anxious about attending your vaccination appointment, or have ...
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We’re Recruiting: Trustees

In 2020 we celebrated our 45th birthday, and this landmark makes Switchboard the longest-running LGBT organisation in Brighton and Hove. This is an important and exciting time to be joining the charity and our vital work ...
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We’re Recruiting:  LGBTQ Older Persons Project Assistant 

 In 2020 we celebrated our 45th birthday, and this landmark makes Switchboard the longest-running LGBT organisation in Brighton and Hove. This is an important and exciting time to be joining the charity, our vital work has ...
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New research by Switchboard highlights inequalities exacerbated by Covid-19 for LGBTQ communities in Brighton & Hove

Switchboard’s Health and Inclusion Project (HIP) have released a report on the impact of Covid-19 on LGBTQ people in Brighton and Hove. The report shows that Covid-19 has exacerbated existing health inequalities across issues such as ...
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Switchboard launch survey on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the LGBTQ community in Brighton and Hove

Switchboard have launched a survey to research the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the LGBTQ community in Brighton and Hove.  Working in partnership with Sussex NHS Commissioners and Brighton and Hove City Council we need ...
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How to complete the Census if you’re in the closet

Census Day is coming on March 21st and for the first time ever the census will ask about sexual orientation and trans status. Every household will receive a letter with a code to fill in the ...
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