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Support

Whilst It Gets Better UK doesn't provide direct support to individuals, we hope the videos we post will help inspire you. 

There are times when we all need further support, and that isn't a weakness. 

We've listed some organisations below that you might want to reach out to. Remember whatever you're facing, you're not alone. It Gets Better. 

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LGBT Switchboard

Read on for our national signposting resources. We're also working on a bank of regional resources for each region of the UK. Access our South West England signposting resources here. More regional resources to follow.

Switchboard is an LGBT helpline, they're there to talk about anything you might want to. 

Website: www.switchboard.lgbt

Phone: 0300 330 0630 (10am-10pm everyday)

Email: chris@switchboard.lgbt

ChildLine

Childline is there to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. 

Website: www.childline.org.uk

Phone: 0800 1111 (always open)
 

Online chat: click here

Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you.

 

Website: www.samaritans.org

Phone: 116 123 (always open)

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Albert Kennedy Trust

The Albert Kennedy Trust supports LGBT young people who are homeless, living in a hostile environment or in housing crisis.​

 

Website: www.akt.org.uk

Please check out their website for their services and to find the best contact details for your situation.

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