Gay and Lesbian National Helplines

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National L&G Switchboard – (0207) 837 7324 (24 hrs)
Regard Help line (For disabled lesbians & gay men) 0207 738 6191 (7-9pm) Or write to- BM Regard, London WC1N 3XX
National AIDS Help line 0800 567 123
Gay Talking Pages. Free info about gay venues & businesses. (0800) 298 8000 (9am-9pm, Mon -Sat and 10am-4pm Sun)
Bi Married Men’s Group http://www.groups.yahoo.com/group/closedloopuk
Queer Youth Alliance The UK Alliance of LGBT Young People http://www.queeryouth.org.uk.
Men Understanding Men Support and counsel homophobic and rape victims and offer advice and support to the gay community as a whole. (0800) 0839674. Manned 24/7.
The Intercom Trust, the South West LGBT Community Support Project. (0845) 602 0818 (this regional helpline covers Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset).

Switchboards A – C

Aberystwyth LGB – http://www.aberpride.org.uk or email soc@aberpride.org.uk
Bangor Lesbians/North Wales Lesbian Line – 01248 351263 (Tue 7-9pm)
Bedford LGB – 01234 218990
Belfast Lesbians – 02890 238668 (Thur 7.30-10pm)
Berkshire LGB – 01734 597269
Birmingham LGB – 0121 622 6589
Bolton Lesbians – 01204 394610 (Thur 7-9pm)
Orbit Bournemouth, Social club for non-smoking gay men.
Bradford LGB – 01274 722206
Bradford Lesbians – 01274 305525 (Thur 7-9pm)
Brighton LGB – 01273 690825
Brighton Lesbians – 01273 603298 (Tue & Fri 8-10pm)
Bristol LGB – 0117 942 0842
Bristol Lesbians – 0117 907 7567 (Thur 7.30-10pm)
Cambridge Lesbians – 01223 311753 (Fri 7-10pm)
Canterbury Lesbians – 01227 464570 (Fri 7-10pm)
Cardiff Lesbians – 02920 374051 (Tue 8-10pm)
Channel Isles LGB – 02380 637363
Cleveland Lesbians – 01642 217955
Colchester LGB – 01206 869191
Colchester LL – 01206 870051 (Sun 8-10pm)
Corby Lesbians – 01536 263156
Cork Lesbians – 0121 271 087 (Thur 8-10pm)
Cornwall LGB – 01872
Cornwall Lesbian Line – 01736 754225 (Thurs 8-10.30pm)
Cumbria LGB – 01228 603075

Switchboards D – H

Choices youth group for under 25s Meet in Derby Thursday nights 6.30 – 8.30 01332 206027
Derbyshire LGB Switchboard – 01332 349333 derbyshire@lgbswitchboard.co.uk (Tue-Thu 10am-1pm & 7.30pm-9.30pm)
Derby Support Group – Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual Support & Social Group. Website http://www.gayderby.co.uk E-mail info@gayderby.co.uk.
Derry Lesbians – 0504 263120 (Thur 7.30-10pm)
Doncaster women’s help line – 01302 361527 (Mon -Fri 5pm-midnight)
Dorset LGB – 01202 318822
Dublin Lesbians – 01 661 3777 (Thur 7-9pm)
Dumfries LGB – 01387 269161
Dundee LGB – 01382 202620
East Lancs LGB – 01282 454978 (Tue -Thur 7.30-9.30pm)
Edinburgh LGB – 0131 556 4049
Edinburgh Lesbians – 0131 557 0751 (Mon & Thur 7.30-10pm)
Essex LGB – 01206 869191
Galway Lesbians – 091 66134 (Wed 8-10pm)
Glasgow LGB – 0141 332 8372
Glasgow Lesbians – 0141 552 3355 (Wed 7-10pm)
Gloucester LGB – 01452 306800 glhglos@dircon.co.uk Website http://www.dircon.co.uk/gay-lesbian-helpline-glos-uk/
Gwynedd Lesbians – 01248 351263 (Tue 7-9pm)
Gay Hebrides – http://www.gayhebrides.co.uk/. Support and information resource for gay people in the Hebrides.
Harlow Lesbians – 01279 639637 (Tue 8-11pm)
Huddersfield Gay Group ~ HuGG – Social Group 07773 588 628 info@hugg.org.,uk . Website www.hugg.org.uk
Huddersfield LGB – 01484 538070 (Tue 7-9pm & Sun 6-9pm)
Hull Lesbians – 01482 214331 (Mon 7-9pm)

Switchboards I – M

Ipswich Helpline – 0808 808 2322 (Tue & Sat 7:30pm to 9:30pm)
Isle of Man LGB – 01624 611600
Isle of Wight LGB – 01983 525123 (Wed & Sat 7.30-10pm)
Kent & Canterbury – 01227 464570 (Fri 7-10pm)
Kettering LGB – please call Northamptonshire LGB on 01604 628986
Lancaster LGB – 01524 847437
Leeds LGB – 0113 245 3588 (Tue 7.30-9.30pm)
Leicester LGB – 0116 255 0667
Limerick LGB – 061 310101 (Mon -Tue 7.30-9.30pm)
Lincoln LGB – 01522 535553
Liverpool LGB – 0151 708 0907
Liverpool Lesbians – 0151 708 0234 (Tue & Thur 7-10pm)
London LGB (24 hrs)- 0207 837 7324
London Lesbian Line – 0207 251 6911 ( Mon & Fri 2-10pm, Tue -Thur 7-10pm)
Lothian LGB – 0131 557 0751
GLYAM Macclesfield – 01625 501203 (Wed 6-10pm up to the age of 25)
Manchester LGB – 0161 274 3999
Caffmos, social meeting in Manchester for Senior Gentlemen and there admirers both young and old. For more information contact: Mike Tel 07759 815 312 E-mail mker53@aol.com or Jon Tel 0151 526 1128 E-mail jon@jbarnes57.freeserve.co.uk. Website http://www.caffmos.co.uk
Zion Gay Mens Group, drop-in group based in Manchester where you can gain support, socialise & meet new people. Also a homophobic hate crime surgery, plus monthly events. For more information contact Nicky or Caroline on 0161 226 5412 or E-mail info@selfhelpservices.org.uk.
Merseyside LGB – 0151 708 9552
Middlesborough LGB – 01642 217955 (Mon 8-10pm)
Milton Keynes LGB – 01908 666226 (Mon 7.30-9.45pm)
Morley LGB – 0113 252 4101

Switchboards N – R

Newcastle LGB – 0191 261 8555
Newcastle Lesbians – 0191 261 2277 (Tue 7-10pm)
Norfolk LGB – 01603 628055 (Tue 7-9pm)
Northampton LGB – 01604 35975
Northampton Lesbians – 01604 39723
Northern Ireland LGB – 01504 263120
Northern Ireland Lesbians – 02890 238668
North Wales Lesbian Line – 01248 351263 (Tues. 7-9pm)
Nottingham LGB – 0115 934 8485, 01623 621515 nottingham@lgswitchboard.fsnet.co.uk Website http://www.nottslgs.org.uk
Oldham LGB – 0161 678 9448
Oxford Lesbians – 01865 242333 (Wed 7-9pm)
Oxford LGB – 01865 793999
Portsmouth Lesbians – 02392 876999 (Thur 8-10pm)
Preston Lesbians – 01772 51122 (Mon & Wed 7.30-9.30pm)
Reading LGB – 01734 597269 (Tue, Wed & Fri 7.30-9.30pm)

Switchboards S – Y

Sheffield Gayphone – 0114 272 6969 (Mon, Tue, Wed 7:30-9:30pm) E-mail advice@gayphone.org Website www.gayphone.org.uk
Sheffield LGB – 0114 258 8199
Shropshire LGB – 01743 232393
Solent Lesbians – 01734 05111 (Tue & Thur 7.30-10pm)
Southend LGB – 01702 480344
Southport LGB – 0151 708 0907
Staffs LGB – 01782 266998
Suffolk LGB – Freefone 0808 8082322 or alternatively 01473 232212 Website http://www.suffolkgayandlesbianhelpline.co.uk.
Surrey LGB – 01483 727667
Swansea Lesbians – 01792 651995 (Wed 7-9pm)
Warwick LGB – 0121 622 6589
Wellingborough Lesbians – 01933 271187 (Thu 7-10pm + answer phone)
West Glamorgan LGB – 01792 301 855
West Highlands & Islands Lesbians – 01851 706771 (Wed 3-10pm)
West Midlands Lesbians – 0121 622 6536 (Mon 7.30-9.30pm)
Wiltshire LGB – 01722 415051
Worcester LGB – 01905 723097
York LGB – 01904 612828
York Lesbians – 01904