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About The Partners


Galop offer in-depth one-to-one emotional and practical support to LGBT people who have experienced domestic abuse. We provide advice on how to keep safe and discuss the options open to you. We can help you deal with the police, including reporting incidents and making sure you get a good service. We provide a chance for you to be listened to in a positive and confidential environment – whether that’s meeting face-to-face, emailing, texting or talking over the telephone.

London Shoutline:

Phone: 0207 704 2040 (Mon, Tues, & Thurs 10:00am-4:00pm. Weds & Fri 1:30pm – 4:00pm Please leave message out of hours.)

The National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline:

Phone: 0300 999 5428 or 0800 999 5428

Opening times:
10am – 8pm Monday
10am – 5pm Tuesday
10am – 5pm Wednesday
10am – 8pm Thursday
1pm – 5pm Friday

1pm-5pm Tuesday is a trans specific service.

LGBT+ DAP Counselling Referral Criteria

DAP Counselling Referral Criteria Check

London Friend

London Friend is a charity working to improve the health and well-being of LGBT people. It is the oldest LGBT charity in the UK, providing services, including specialist LGBT counselling, since 1972. As a partner in the DAP London Friend provides one-to-one counselling and workshops for LGBT people affected by domestic abuse. In addition to the work in domestic abuse London Friend also provides services including coming out groups, trans groups, social and other support groups, HIV prevention, and Antidote, the LGBT drug and alcohol service.

Office: 020 7833 1674  (Mon – Fri 10:00am – 5:00pm)


Switchboard aims to promote the health, wellbeing and happiness of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in the UK by providing them with high quality peer-led support and information services. When callers ring us with domestic abuse issues we offer support using active listening skills providing emotional support and then referring them on to partner agencies in the DAP for more ongoing help and support.

Helpline: 0300 330 0630 10:00am until 10:00pm everyday

Instant Messaging via website:

Stonewall Housing

Stonewall Housing is London’s specialist LGBT housing advice and support provider. Stonewall Housing has a specialist domestic abuse case worker who can give advice and help to LGBT survivors of DV who need assistance with housing. Services include;

  • Exploring options around accommodation
  • Making you safer at home
  • Options and help on finding safe accommodation
  • Advocating on your behalf with housing providers

020 7359 5767 daily between 11:00am – 1:00pm and 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Drop-in sessions:
Monday 14:00 – 15:30: Lighthouse South London, 14-15 Lower Marsh, Waterloo, London, SE1 7RJ
Wednesday 14:00 – 15:30: Origin Housing, St Richards House, 110 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BS
Friday 14:00 – 15:30- London Friend, 86 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DN