News and Events

Support an LGBTQ person in need this Christmas by donating to Switchboard

Support an LGBTQ person in need this Christmas by donating to Switchboard Switchboard has been supporting LGBTQ people in Brighton & Hove for more than forty years - but we need your help to secure our ...
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Switchboard launches ‘Grief Encounters’ to support LGBTQ people who’ve experienced bereavement

Grief Encounters is a pilot project that aims to support LGBTQ people who have experienced a bereavement. Grief Encounters is Switchboard's newest project and has been generously funded by the Rainbow Fund who are supporting us ...
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Vote for Switchboard in Aviva’s Community Fund

Can you spare a few minutes to vote for Switchboard’s Older LGBTQ project in Aviva’s Community Fund and help us secure funding for this vital project? Switchboard’s Older LGBTQ Project has been running for three and ...
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Trans and Non-Binary Volunteers Needed for Trans Survivors Drop-In

Our Trans Survivors Switchboard project is expanding! We need trans and non-binary Peer Facilitators to support a unique new group for transgender survivors. In addition to our helpline offering support to trans and non-binary callers, from ...
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LGBTQ+ People of Faith and Hate Crime Awareness Week 2018

Saturday 13th - 20th October marks Hate Crime Awareness Week 2018. Even though many of us would like to think LGBTQ+ people in Britain are safer than ever, hate crime against LGBTQ+ communities is still a big ...
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A quick and easy guide to responding to the GRA Consultation

Switchboard, MindOut and Allsorts have teamed up to support the Brighton & Hove trans community and allies to help reform the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) and speak up for trans rights. Together we’ve made this quick and easy guide to ...
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We’re Recruiting: Rainbow Cafe Volunteers!

The Rainbow Café is a monthly drop-in session for LGBTQ people living with dementia or concerned about memory loss, their friends, carers and loved ones. In addition to peer support we aim to raise awareness of ...
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Switchboard Listening Volunteers Needed!

Switchboard is recruiting volunteers! We’re looking for committed, compassionate and empathetic LGBTQ people to play an important role in supporting the LGBTQ community in the South-East of England. As part of this volunteer role we will give ...
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Helpline Opening Hours Review

We have recently reviewed our helpline hours and made the decision to close our Saturday evening shift for the time being.  Our caller statistics tell us that this is a time in the week when demand ...
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