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: www.galop.org.uk (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 www.galop.org.uk for times
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Online chat: www.galop.org.uk
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.
- In London Tel: 020 3299 6900, The Havens, London’s NHS Sexual Assault Referral Centres.
- For Centres outside London, go to: thesurvivorstrust.org
- Survivors UK’s web chat support for men is open for some of the Christmas period survivorsuk.org
- Rape Crisis offer telephone support for women Tel: 0808 802 9999 rapecrisislondon.org