News and Events

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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Reform of the Gender Recognition Act (GRA)

This month the Government announced the long awaited consultation for the reform of the Gender Recognition Act (GRA). This is a piece of legislation which allows trans people to legally change their gender, and came into ...
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Switchboard chosen for Tesco Bags of Help Grant!

Switchboard is delighted to be one of three LGBT+ charities chosen by Tesco for their Bags of Help grant. This scheme gives community projects like us grants of up to £8000 – all raised from the ...
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Joint Statement: Allsorts, MindOut and Switchboard support for trans and/or non-binary communities

In the run up to Brighton and Hove’s Trans Pride season, Allsorts, MindOut and Switchboard wanted to make a joint statement to show our support for trans communities and trans and/or non-binary individuals. As LGBTQ charities ...
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Memorial Service for Arthur Law

Switchboard are so saddened to hear the news about Arthur Law death. Arthur was actively involved with Switchboard in the late 1990s and the legacy of his work lives on today through the various projects exist ...
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Switchboard Rebrand: Q&A with Daniel, Switchboard’s CEO

This week sees the launch of our new logo and brand and we took a few minutes to talk to Daniel our CEO about the new look. Can you tell us about how the new look ...
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Switchboard’s New Look!

This week Switchboard is unveiling our new branding, and launching our new look.   As a small LGBTQ charity that has been operating in the City for 43 years, we feel that this new branding will ...
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