All local support

Lifecentre
To make a counselling referral: 01243 786349
Freephone Helpline: 0808 802 0808
Text Helpline: 07717 989 022
Line opening hours (Closed now)
19:30 to 22:00, Sunday
19:30 to 22:00, Monday
19:30 to 22:00, Tuesday
19:30 to 22:00, Thursday

Lifecentre provides specialist sexual abuse counselling for ALL ages and genders, based in Crawley, Worthing and Chichester. Contact us to make a referral or visit our website for more information. Play therapy is available for the youngest children. Telephone and text helplines available for all survivors and their supporters.


LGBT Switchboard
01273 204050
Line opening hours (Open now)
18:30 to 21:00, Monday
15:00 to 21:00, Thursday
18:30 to 21:00, Friday
17:00 to 19:00, Saturday
13:00 to 19:00, Sunday

Switchboard is a charity for LGBTQ people looking for community, support or information.  They connect people and support them directly through specially developed Switchboard services or link them to other specialist organisations. 



The trans survivors helpline provides support and information to trans and/or non-binary people.  Operated by trans and/or non-binary volunteers; you can talk to them confidentially about anything that’s on your mind.  They talk to people about a range of things, specialising on those who have experienced crime, including sexual violence at any point in their life.   Trans Survivors is available Sun 1-5pm on 01273 204050