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Welcome to Galop, the LGBT+ anti-violence charity.

If you’ve experienced hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse, we’re here for you. We also support lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system.

020 7704 2040


London LGBT+ Advice Line

0800 999 5428


National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline


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Galop Holiday Hours 2018

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 21st December and re-open at 10am on Tuesday 2nd January. You 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 24th, 27th & 28th and will go back to normal hours on Wednesday 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 21st December and re-open at 10am on Wednesday 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 feel in a crisis or need to talk to someone urgently:

Samaritans – Tel: 116 123 –

Childline – Tel: 0800 1111 –

LGBT Switchboard – Tel: 0300 330 0630 –

If you are experiencing abuse and need help:

Remember you can call 999 for emergency services or 101 for a non-urgent police matter

If you experience sexual assault over this period, you can get 24/7 confidential advice, support and medical attention at The Havens – Tel:  020 3299 6900 –

Specific services available over the Christmas period:

Rape Crisis (for women) – Tel: 0808 802 9999 –

Survivors UK (for men) – Webchat at

National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline – Tel: 0800 999 5428 or

Stop Hate UK – Tel: 0113 293 5100 – – 


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