News and Events

Event: Grief Meets: Self Care and Self-Regulation

Monday 27th April, 7 - 9pm, Zoom. This is a practical and engaging session where we'll explore and practice some simple and effective ways to support your wellbeing and resilience. In this session, led by facilitator ...
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Switchboard Covid-19 – Helpline and Service Update

We’re pleased to update that we are now operating our helpline service again. Due to our office closure and staff working from home we have a new helpline number which you can reach us on if you ...
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COVID-19 Helpline Update

We're pleased to update that we are now operating our helpline service again. Due to our office closure and staff working from home we have a new helpline number which you can reach us on should ...
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Suspending Face-to-Face Services

Dear Switchboard Service Users, In the interests of protecting you and our staff and volunteers, Switchboard is following the Government advice and cancelling all group meetings and events and supporting our staff to work from home. We ...
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Switchboard needs Listening Volunteers! Can you answer the call?

We're looking for Listening Volunteers to help answer calls, emails and webchats from other members of the LGBTQ+ community. Are you: LGBTQ+? Able to get to central Brighton for training and shifts? Passionate about supporting the ...
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Trans Survivors Zine – Call for Submissions!

Submit work to the Trans Survivors Zine online or join our free zine-making workshop on Saturday 16th November! Original artwork by Ashley Beachey, a volunteer with the Trans Survivors Project. Exciting things are happening with the ...
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Switchboard AGM

Join us to celebrate the hard work of the Switchboard staff and volunteers over the past 12 months. Over the last year at Switchboard we’ve been responding to feedback from our communities and using our new ...
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Want to Change the World? Become a Community Researcher! Guest Blog Post by Matt

"What on earth is ‘community researcher’ training?" So asked a friend of mine recently when I had to cancel an arrangement with her to attend a Saturday training session at Switchboard in Brighton, a helpline charity ...
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Charities want to hear from LGBTQ people living with cancer in Sussex and East Surrey

Macmillan Cancer Support and Switchboard launched two surveys today, to get a better understanding of the needs and experiences of LGBTQ people living with cancer in Sussex and East Surrey. This research is part of an ...
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