Do you need to talk to someone? Just about something or a problem you’re experiencing? You can call or chat with us. Here’s how easy this is. You will also find a number of important addresses where you can contact us. What do you need right now?

Chat with a Volunteer:

click on the icon at the bottom right of the screen

Call a Volunteer:

020 – 623 65 65

Tuesday: 9:00 tot 12:00 en 13:00 tot 17:00

Wednesday: 18:00 tot 21:00

Thursday: 9:00 tot 12:00

Friday: 18:00 tot 21:00

Saturday: 9:00 tot 12:00 en 18:00 tot 21:00

Sunday: 13:00 tot 17:00

LHBTI+ support is supported by COC Netherlands and uses the chat and telephone facilities of COC’s Switchboard outside of Switchboard’s regular opening hours. Outside the mentioned opening hours you will not speak to us, but to a Switchboard volunteer. If you have specific questions about sexual orientation, gender identity, coming out and more, please wait until Switchboard is available.



At Switchboard you can ask questions about sexual orientation and gender identity. Take a look at our agenda for the accessibility of Switchboard or go directly to the website:

COC Nederland

For your information, COC Nederland has listed a number of websites that provide a great deal of knowledge about issues you may encounter during the corona pandemic. Also keep an eye on the website and social media of the COC association in your region for information and contact.

Transgendernetwerk Nederland

Transgender Network Netherlands has listed important tips for transgender people. In our agenda you can also find the times at which TNN can be reached by telephone. 

NNID, the Dutch organization for sex diversity

NNID regularly organises an intersex house party or intersex advise group. Mail to or call 024-3430000 if you are interested, looking for contact, or have any questions. Also keep an eye on for activities’:

113 Suicide Prevention:

We know that LGBTI+ people think about suicide five to seven times more often than others. If you also have these thoughts or feelings of loneliness or despair: know that you can go to 113 Suicide Prevention 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There are people there waiting for you who listen to your story in an unbiased way, ask questions and talk to you:

Roze in Blauw

Pink in Blue is a national collaboration of all LGBTI+ teams from all police units and police services. These teams are the point of contact for LGBTI+ people inside and outside the police force. Would you like to speak to someone from Pink in Blue? Call 088-1691234. For emergency 112.