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Who we are

Founded in 1995, ILGA Portugal Association – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Intervention is the largest and oldest association fighting for equality and against discrimination against LGBTI+ persons and their families in Portugal.

What we do

ILGA Portugal Association has as its main objective the social integration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex population and their families in Portugal through an extended program of:

  • support in the social sphere that guarantees the improvement of their quality of life;
  • through the fight against discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender expression and identity and sexual characteristics;
  • through the promotion of citizenship, human rights and gender equality.

Contacts

Our email and phone

  • Email: ilga@ilga-portugal.pt
  • Phone: 00 351 969 367 005 or 00 351 218 873 918
  • Schedule: Monday to Friday from 10 am to 6 pm

Services

LGBTI Victim Support Service

  • Email: sav@ilga-portugal.pt
  • Schedule: Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm
  • Phone: 00 351 927 247 468

Psychological Support Service

  • Email: sap@ilga-portugal.pt
  • Schedule: Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm
  • Phone: 00 351 927 247 468

Social Support Service

  • Email: sas@ilga-portugal.pt
  • Schedule: Monday to Friday from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Phone: 00 351 961 704 353

Legal Support Service

  • Email: juridico@ilga-portugal.pt
  • Not legal representation
  • Information given exclusively by email (also asylum information)

LGBTI Helpline

  • Phone: 00 351 218 873 922 and 00 351 969 239 229
  • Schedule: Fridays and Saturdays from 8pm to 11pm

Community Area

LGBTI+ Community Center

  • Email: centro@ilga-portugal.pt
  • Schedule:
    • Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7pm to 10pm
    • Fridays and Saturdays from 4pm to 11pm

Solidarity Shop

  • Online here
  • Or in the Community Center

Our contacts are not for urgent help requests
In an emergency, call 24h free of charge to:

  • National Emergency Number – 112
  • National Social Emergency Number (homeless situation, for example) – 144
  • Domestic Violence (anonymous and confidential information service) – 00 351 800 202 148
  • National Health Service Psychological Counseling (SNS 24) – 00 351 808 24 24 24