Housing and homelessness support
I need help now
If you're in immediate danger ALWAYS call the police
999 | Met Police (London)
National LGBT Domestic Violence Helpline
0300 999 5428/ 0800 999 5428 | GALOP
Trouble with drugs and the law
020 7324 2989 | Release
0300 330 0630 | LGBT Switchboard
116 123 | Samaritans
Next Meal (food and support 24/7 in London)
Next Meal | Next Meal
Concerned about someone sleeping rough? Get in touch so that we can help connect them to local services. Visit www.streetlink.org.uk or call 0300 500 0914 to send an alert. Please note we cannot take referrals via social media.
If you are HOMELESS
Contact your local council. If you are calling out of office hours, use the emergency contact number on your council’s website. If there is no emergency service, contact your neighbouring council.
No second night out
No Second Night Out (NSNO) focuses on helping those who find themselves rough sleeping on the streets of London for the first time. It will ensure there is a rapid response to new rough sleepers, and will provide an offer that means they do not have to sleep out for a second night..
If you are concerned about someone sleeping rough
If you are concerned about someone sleeping rough in England or Wales, you can use this website to send an alert to StreetLink. The details you provide are sent to the local authority or outreach service for the area in which you have seen the person, to help them find the individual and connect them to support.
LGBT housing advice and support
020 7359 5767 | Stonewall Housing
Supports up to the age of 25 | Albert Kennedy Trust
London: 020 7831 6562
Manchester: 0161 228 3308
Newcastle: 0191 281 0099
Shelter Legal: Lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender people | Shelter
LGBTI asylum seekers and refugees
Helpline for LGBTI asylum seekers and refugees | Micro Rainbow
020 3559 6490 | Wednesdays, 14:30 - 18:30
Information and referral service that provides LGBTI asylum seekers and refugees with information on housing or homelessness issues, social inclusion and moving on support for refugees.