Switchboard has been supporting LGBTQ people in Brighton & Hove for more than forty years – but we need your help to secure our future. Switchboard relies on donations from the general public to continue providing its services.

By donating you will help us to reduce social isolation, improve mental wellbeing and offer a listening ear to LGBTQ people in Brighton and Hove.

“It has been the first time that someone has really listened to me and I feel so much better for calling you. You’ve really helped me and restored my faith in the community.” – Helpline Caller

You can support our work in a number of ways:


supprt usYou can make a donation right now using your debit or credit card, or using PayPal. It’s simple, safe and secure, and if you are a UK Taxpayer, you can Gift Aid it and make your donation go further.

Click here to go to the VirginMoney website to donate.

You can also donate by text. Simply text LGBTQ, followed by the number of the amount you wish to donate (e.g. “LGBTQ 10” to donate £10) to 70085.

You can choose to donate the values of 1, 3, 5, 10, 15 and 20 pounds. The charge will be added to your phone bill, along with the standard text message network rate.