Galop Holiday Opening Hours

Galop wishes you all a peaceful and safe festive season – here is some information about when our services will be closed over the holidays and some suggestions of who else you can contact if you’re in need.

The London LGBT+ Advice Line will close at 4pm on Friday 22nd December and re-open at 10am on Tuesday 2nd JanuaryYou can leave a message on the answerphone or fill in the online report form here on the website if you want to tell us about something. We will get back to you as soon as possible in the New Year.
London LGBT+ Advice Line
020 7704 2040

The National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline will be closed on December 25th, December 26th and January 1st. It will be open on December 27th, 28th & 29th and will go back to normal hours on Tuesday 2nd January. You can leave a message on the answerphone or email if you want to tell us about something. National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0800 999 5428

Our office will close at 5pm on Friday 22nd December and re-open at 10am on Tuesday 2nd January. Galop’s office: 020 7697 4081

In an emergency: call 999
If you have been hurt, threatened or experience any kind of harassment or violence, call the police. For emergencies call 999, otherwise call 101.


If you need support and someone to talk to while we are closed, here are some useful options:

  • Switchboard offers listening, advice and useful contacts and is open every day from 10am to 10pm. 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 
  • The website has lots of useful information and links if you experience harassment on social media or online.

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.

If you experience domestic abuse:

In addition to calling the police on 999, you can find advice and someone to talk to at:

Thank you,
The Galop team

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