In immediate danger?
Phone 999. If you can't use a phone, use emergencySMS or Textphone 18000.
Phone 101 to contact the police if it isn't an emergency.
Phone 111 for medical help if it isn't an emergency.
Galop run a helpline supporting LGBT people, their friends & families across the UK. They operate a freephone telephone helpline service as well as online chat and email support.
Stop Hate UK provide a LGBT hate crime support line and tools to report hate crime online.
Homelessness and housing
Shelter are the UK housing and homelessness charity and can provide online, in person, and telephone helpline advice.
Shelter Scotland provide similar services in Scotland.
Shelter Cymru provide similar services in Wales.
Simon Community NI provide homelessness support throughout Northern Ireland and have a 24/7 helpline.
The Samaritans offer 24-hour telephone support.
If you’re under 18, Childline can help with any issues you have. You can also chat to them online.
Lifeline are available 24/7 to talk about trauma, suicide, self-harm, abuse, depression and anxiety.
Helpline for people who identify as trans or non-binary run by mental health charity Mind.
For in person support, you can find national and local support groups on our UK Organisations page.
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