Switchboard is the information and support service for the lesbian, gay, bi and transgender community in the Netherlands. We provide a listening ear, comforting words, information on coming out, sexual identity, gender identity, LGBT cultural, social and sport clubs and events and service providers as lawyers, docters, therapists.
Our service by phone, e-mail or chat is free, unbiased and confidential.
Contact us via:
Call us during our opening hours as listed on this page. Our telephone number will not be listed on your telephone bill. Normal telephone rates and costs for cell phone use apply.
Be as open as you want, so we can answer your questions better. All e-mails are processes confidentially and answered as soon as possible.
Chat: open chat window
Discrete chat service is provided during openings hours as listed n this page. Provide us with your (nick)name and brief information on what you want to talk about. When an operator is available, a chat window will open.
Our regular opening hours for telephone calls and chats:
- Monday: 14.00-18.00hrs
- Tuesday: 14.00-17.00hrs
- Wednesday: 14.00-18.00hrs
- Thursday: 14.00-18.00hrs
- Friday: 14.00-18.00hrs + 19.00-21.00hrs
- Saturday: 14.00-17.00hrs
Switchboard is closed on Dutch public holidays. Short notice changes in our regular opening hours are announced on www.twitter.com/SwitchboardNL
Switchboard is a service provided by COC Netherlands.