Contact

43-contact-englishAll questions deserve an answer. Your questions are answered by Gay & Lesbian Switchboard here in Amsterdam.

▶ 020-6236565

( +31206236565 )

You can reach Switchboard by phone on:

  • Mondays 2.00-6.00 pm
  • Tuesdays 7.00-9.00 pm
  • Wednesdays 2.00-6.00 pm
  • Thursdays 7.00-9.00 pm
  • Fridays 2.00-6.00 pm
  • Saturdays 2.00-5.00 pm

Call 020-6236565 or ask your question through email: info@switchboard.nl

In case of harrassment or abuse in The Netherlands, call Amsterdam Police Team ‘Roze in Blauw’ (‘Pink in Blue’), also if you live outside Amsterdam: 020-5595385 or send your email: rozeinblauw@amsterdam.politie.nl

Or choose a help line in your area ↓

helplinesInternational Gay Youth Help Lines

United Kingdom

Ireland

USA

  • The Trevor Project 1-866-488-7386 (24/7)
  • Youth LGBT Hotline 1-800-246-7743
  • Ali Forney Center – Housing homeless LGBT Youth (NYC)
    (212) 206-0574
  • HIV-Test Hotlines (often free testing)
    1-800-342-AIDS (1-800-342-2437) English
    1-800-344-SIDA (1-800-3447432) Spanish
    1-800-AIDS-TTY (1-800-243-7889) TTY

Canada

Australia

International Child Help Lines

Child Help Lines (USA, Canada, Australia, Israel)

USA

  • Prevent Child Abuse: 1-800-CHILDREN (1-800-244.53736)
  • National Runaway Hotline: 1-800-621-4000
  • KidsRights (suicide prevention): 1-800-892-5437
  • New National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
  • Suicide Prevention Hot Line: 1-800-827-7571
  • Youth Crisis Hotline: 1-800-448-4663
  • Cutting yourself? 1-800-dontcut (366-8288)
  • National Runaway Switchboard TDD: 1-800-621-0394
  • National AIDS Hotline: 1- 800-342-AIDS (24 hours a day)
  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Crisis Line: 1-800-234-0420
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE
  • Gay and Lesbian National Hotline: 1-888-THE-GLNH (1-888-843-4564)

Canada

  • Kid’s Help Phone: 1.800.668.6868
  • Child Abuse Hotline: 1.800.387.KIDS (5437)
  • Distress and Suicide Line: 1.800.232.7288
  • Kid’s Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 (24 hrs)
  • AIDS/Sexually Transmitted Diseases Info 1-800-772-2437 (24 hrs)
  • AIDS and Sexual Health Hotline – 1-800-686-7544
    Offered in: Armenian, Bengali, Cantonese, English, Filipino, French, Hakka, Hindi, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Sinhalese, Spanish, Swahili, Taiwanese, Tamil, Urdu, Vietnamese.
  • Kids Help Phone 1-888-668-6868 (24 hrs)

USA and Canada

  • GLBT Hotline (based in NYC) 1-888-843-4564
  • Youth GBLT Hotline (NYC) 1-800-246-7743

Australia

  • (National) Child Abuse Prevention Services: 1.800.688.009
  • Suicide Prevention (Recording): 1300.360.980
  • Australia (Victoria) Aids Line: (03) 9347.6099
  • Suicide Helpline: 1.300.651.251
  • Centre of Adolescent Health (03) 9345.5890
  • Living Hope (youth call) (08) 8277.4400 UK National AIDS helpline: 0800 567123
  • Lesbian and Gay Switchboard 020 7837 7324
  • Alateen (advice for teens with alcohol concerns) 020 7403 0888
  • Youth 2 Youth (support and advice available) 020 8896 3675
  • Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre: 0208 6833300

Israel

  • Eran – (psychological help for youth) 1201, 02-610303, 04-8672222
  • Meital (A help centre for children who were sexually abused) 02-630428

 

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