Christmas Info 2016

We know that the Christmas/New Year period can be difficult for many people, so here is some useful information if you need help or someone to talk to over the next couple of weeks.

With kind wishes

The Galop Team


Galop’s Shoutline – 020 7704 2040

Week of 19th December: open as usual

Week of 26th December: closed

Week of 2nd January: closed Monday 2nd, open as usual from Tuesday 3rd

Online report form: (reports will be picked up on 3rd January)


National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline – 0800 999 5428

Telephone and web chat sessions open as normal throughout Christmas/ New Year

See for times

Email to:

Online chat:


Other Telephone and Web Chat Helplines:


LGBT Switchboard offers listening, advice and useful contacts and is open every day from 10am to 11pm. Tel: 0300 330 0630

Samaritans is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on Tel: 116 123

Childline has useful information, web chat and telephone support for young people Tel: 0800 1111


Emergency help: Call 999


If you experience sexual assault

In addition to calling the police on 999, you can get confidential emergency treatment and help at a Sexual Assault Referral Centre.


Our services:

Our hate crime casework service can give you advice, support and help if you experience homophobia, transphobia or biphobia. Click for more

Domestic abuse is any kind of threatening behaviour, violence, or abuse between people who have been intimate partners or family members. Click for more

Galop provides confidential and independent advice and support for LGBT+ people who have experienced sexual assault, abuse or violence. Click for more