Galop is an LGBT+ anti-violence charity. If you’ve experienced hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse, we’re here for you. We also support lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system.

The Portal

Support for LGBTQ survivors of abuse and violence. A partnership of leading Sussex Domestic and Sexual Abuse Charities. We offer specialist help and support for all people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans, and anyone falling under the umbrella term of LGB&T* such as queer, intersex, pansexual, gender non-binary or gender fluid, including those… Continue Reading The Portal


Refuge provides specialist support to women, children and some men escaping domestic violence and other forms of violence. Refuge’s specialist services include refuges, independent advocacy, community outreach projects, culturally specific services and the 24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership with Women’s Aid.

Women’s Refuge Project

Tempory emergency housing and advice as well as suppport and advocacy for women escaping of living with domestic violence.


We offer practical help ranging from direct advice to refuge accomodation to those in urgent need. Our practical help and support includes the only local domestic abuse helpline which is 01273 622 828. We’re here Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Our LGB&T* service for survivors of domestic abuse was the first in England, and… Continue Reading RISE