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.

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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See, Hear, Support, Believe - LGBTQ+ Domestic Abuse Service
See, Hear, Support, Believe - LGBTQ+ Domestic Abuse Service
See, Hear, Support, Believe - LGBTQ+ Domestic Abuse Service
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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.

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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.

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

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

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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:

We’re Hiring: Specialist LGBTQ+ Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA)

We’re Recruiting: Specialist LGBTQ+ Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) Reporting to: Operations & Development Manager Location: Brighton Hours of Work: 37.5 Salary: £25,532 rising to £27,560 after probation and SafeLives accreditation Switchboard’s Domestic Abuse service provides ...
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We’re Hosting an LGBTQ Housing Conference!

We're Hosting an LGBTQ Housing Conference! Join us to discuss the future of LGBTQ affirmative housing in Sussex and beyond. Switchboard, in partnership with University of Brighton Centre for Transforming Sexuality and Gender (CTSG) and Clarion ...
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Meet Our New Chair of the Board of Trustees: Simon Dowe

Meet Our New Chair of the Board of Trustees: Simon Dowe Simon joined Switchboard as Chair of the Board of Trustees at our AGM in December 2021. He became a trustee for Switchboard in 2019 bringing ...
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Switchboard’s Statement on Trans Inclusive Domestic Abuse Provision

Switchboard’s Statement on Trans Inclusive Domestic Abuse Provision Brighton & Hove LGBT Switchboard are proud to be one of just a few organisations in the country providing services by and for LGBTQ survivors. We work with ...
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Celebrate LGBT+ history by investing in our futures – donate to our Crowdfunder

Celebrate LGBT+ history by investing in our futures – donate to our Crowdfunder February marks LGBT+ History Month here in the UK. As Brighton and Hove’s oldest LGBTQ charity, we’re asking for you to support us by investing in LGBTQ ...
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We’re launching a new LGBTQ Domestic Abuse Service

We're launching a new LGBTQ Domestic Abuse Service We're proud to be launching a brand new LGBTQ domestic abuse service for Brighton and Hove. This will be a healing, affirmative and community-based service for all LGBTQ ...
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