Rozenstraat 14, the Jordaan (626 3087/www.cocamsterdam.nl). Tram 13, 14, 17.OpenPhone enquiries 10am-4pm Mon-Fri.
The Amsterdam branch of COC deals with the social side of gay life in and around the capital.
Gay & Lesbian Switchboard
Postbus 11573 (623 6565/www.switchboard.nl). Open Telephone 2pm-6pm Mon, Wed, Fri.
General information and advice on safe sex, from friendly English-speakers.