FIND SUPPORT IN YOUR AREA

 

 LGBT YOUTH GROUPS

CARLOW
My Unique Individuality (MUI)

Vault Youth Project, Burrin St. Carlow

T 085 272 2379 or 059 913 3714

MUI (My Unique Individuality) is an exciting LGBT Youth Group at Carlow Regional Youth Services. The group for LGBT+ young people and allies meets on Tuesdays from 6-7.30pm

CAVAN & MONAGHAN
Cavan & Monaghan Rainbow Youth 

Gurranebraher & Churchfield Youth & Community Resource Centre, Gurranebraher Rd, Gurranebraher, Cork

E [email protected]
W www.facebook.com/CAMrainbowyouth/

Cavan & Monaghan Rainbow Youth is an LGBT+ service for young people aged 12-24 years in the Cavan area. Our LGBT+ Youth Development Worker provides training, information and support to young people, caregivers, and educators.

CORK
UP Cork

Gurranebraher & Churchfield Youth & Community Resource Centre, Gurranebraher Rd, Gurranebraher, Cork

T 086 044 3745
E [email protected]

UP Cork is a youth project for LGBTQ young people aged 15-24 years. Meets twice weekly.

DONEGAL
BreakOUT 

Donegal Youth Services, 16 – 18 Port Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

T 086 124 7968 or 074 912 9630
E [email protected]

BreakOUT is a collective of youth groups for young people aged 12-30 who identify as LGBT+ operated by Donegal Youth Services. The groups are open to young people from Donegal and the North West of Ireland. They currently meet in Ballybofey, Glenties, Letterkenny, and Moville

DONEGAL
Out in the Yard

The Yard Falcarragh

T 086 274 3414
E [email protected]

Is a youth group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans young people & friends aged 15 – 23 year old.

DUBLIN
BelongTo Sunday

OUThouse, 105 Capel Street, Dublin 1.

T 01 670 6223
E [email protected]
W www.belongto.org

BeLonG To Sunday is a youth group for Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Trangender young people based in Dublin. This group is a great way to meet new people, make new
friends and get involved in new, fun activities.

DUBLIN
IndividualiTy

Ombudsman for Children’s Office, 52 Strand Street Great, North City, Dublin

T 01 670 6223
E [email protected]

IndividualiTy is a social group for young trans people and those questioning their gender identity. It aims to provide a safe, positive and fun space where trans youth
can relax, be themselves and make friends. For ages 14-23. Meets bi-weekly Wednesdays 5.30-7.30pm

DUBLIN
Loving Our Out Kids (LOOK)

Parliament House, 13 Parliament Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

T 087 253 7699
E [email protected]
W http://www.lovingouroutkids.org

LOOK consists of a small group of parents who have lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender children, they are parents who listen and support. First Thursday of each month, 8pm 

DUBLIN
Over 18s Group

Parliament House, 13 Parliament Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

T 01 670 6223
E [email protected]

This group is for LGBT young people aged 18 – 23 from Dublin and surrounding areas, its a social space to come and make some new friends and have a bit of craic. The
club is closed for the summer and will re-open mid-September 2015.

DUBLIN
Tallaght LGBT Club

The Big Picture, Unit 5 Talbot House, Tallaght Cross East, Tallaght, Dublin 24

T 086 286 5801
E [email protected]

This group is for LGBT young people and friends aged 14-18 to hang out, have fun and plan activities for themselves! It operates out of the Big Picture, at the Square
Luas Stop, Tallaght on Monday nights from 18:15 – 19:45

DUBLIN
Allsorts

Talk About Youth Project, St Andrews Resource Centre, Pearse Street, Dublin 2

T 01 677 1930
E [email protected]

Allsorts is an LGBT+ group for young people aged 18+ within the Talk About Youth Project. The Allsorts group aim to provide a safe, non-threatening environment where young people can meet, socialise, and take initiative to increase their impact on society in a positive way.

DUBLIN
O.U.T. Opening Up Together

The Finglas Youth Resource Centre, Mellows Road, Finglas, Dublin 1

T 085 1950 353
E [email protected]

This group provides a place for LGBT+ young people and those questioning their sexuality or gender to get support, express themselves openly, build their confidence and have fun. There is a junior group for 10-16 years old and a senior group for 17-24 years old. Junior group: Fridays 5-6.30pm, Senior Group: Thursdays 8-10pm

DUBLIN
Tallaght LGBT Club

The Big Picture, Unit 5 Talbot House, Tallaght Cross East, Tallaght, Dublin 24

T 086 286 5801
E [email protected]

This group is for LGBT young people and friends aged 14-18 to hang out, have fun and plan activities for themselves! It operates out of the Big Picture, at the Square
Luas Stop, Tallaght on Monday nights from 18:15 – 19:45

DUBLIN
The Ladybirds

Parliament House, 13 Parliament Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

T 01 670 6223
E [email protected]
W www.belongto.org

The Ladybirds is a group for young Lesbian, Bi-sexual and Transgender women in Dublin aged 14 – 23 years of age, the group meets weekly on Thursdays.

GALWAY
shOUT!

Youth Work Ireland offices, 41-43 Prospect Hill, Galway

T Galway 087 773 8529 or Dublin 01 670 6223
E [email protected]
W http://www.lgbtyouthgalway.com

shOUT!, is a group for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or simply uncertain young people aged from 14 to 21 years old.

KERRY
Kerry Youth Pride

Kerry Diocesan Youth Service, Denny Street, Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland

T Kerry 066 712 1674 or Dublin 01 670 6223
W http://www.facebook.com/lgbtkdystralee

An LGBT youth group for young people aged 15 – 21 years for Kerry and the South West.

KILDARE
KLGBT

Canal Stores, Basin Street, Naas, Co. Kildare

T +353 45 897 893
E [email protected]
W http://www.kys.ie/projects/klgbt

Kildare Youth Services (KYS) have launched a new weekly Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Drop In Centre for Young People between 14 – 18 years of age.
This Drop In Centre is free of charge for Young People from County Kildare and it will take place every Saturday from 3:30 – 5:30pm in Naas.

KILKENNY
Open Door Kilkenny

Desart Hall, New Street, Kilkenny City

T (056) 7761200
E [email protected]

Open Door Youth Group is a gay-straight youth alliance. The group is open to all gay or straight young people between the age of 12 and 18 who would like to
participate in a fun and exciting LGBT friendly environment. We meet every Wednesday evening from 6.30pm to 8.00pm in Ossory Youth, Desart Hall, New Street, Kilkenny.

LAOIS
Luck-Out, LGBTI+ Youth Group

Unit D, James Fintan Lalor House, JFL Avenue, Port Laoise.

T 057 866 5010
E [email protected]
Wwww.facebook.com/laoisywi/posts/1673607296033406

YWI Laois provide an inclusive and comprehensive range of services and development opportunities for Young People between the ages of 10 to 25 Years.

LIMERICK
Uth group

Redwood Place 18 Davis St Limerick

T 061 314354
E [email protected]/[email protected]
W www.goshh.ie

This group empowers young people through education and raising awareness around sexual, emotional and mental health issues that are of relevance to them and their
peers. GOSHH aims to empower young people through educational workshops. Topics may include mental health & emotional wellbeing, LGBT Rights, Gender Expression,
Sexual Health and the law in Ireland & religion. For more information please see our website: www.goshh.ie.

LIMERICK
Gender Wise: Limerick Trans Youth Group

E  [email protected] 
W www.belongto.org/event/limerick-gender-wise-limerick-trans-youth-group/

This is a group for anyone aged 13-18 year who identifies as Trans, Non Binary, or Genderqueer.

LIMERICK
The Rainbow Gang

E [email protected]
W www.belongto.org/event/limerick-the-rainbow-gang/

Limerick’s LGBT+ Youth Group is for 14-19 year old LGBT+ people and allies.The group has a programme of fun activities which are chosen by members of the group.

LOUTH
AIM Young Adults Group

Dundalk Outcomers, The Coach House, 8 Roden Place, Dundalk, Co. Louth

T Louth 086 162 5030 or Dublin 01 670 6223
E [email protected]
W http://www.outcomers.org/Section.aspx?SectionID=75

Dundalk Outcomers Young Adults Drop-In is a safe space to get to know some other LGBT young people. You can call in when you like, have a cuppa and a chat, or get
involved in some of the activities we have planned. Either way, youll meet other young LGBT adults in a relaxed environment where nobody will judge you for who you
are.

LOUTH
AIM Youth Group

Dundalk Outcomers The Coach House 8 Roden Place Dundalk

T Louth 086 162 5030 or Dublin 01 670 6223
E [email protected]
W http://www.outcomers.org/section.aspx?sectionid=68

Our youth group is for young LGBT people aged 14 – 17 years old. Its a safe space to come in and chill out, get to know some people and have a chat about anything
thats on your mind.

MAYO
Cairde LGBTI+ Youth Club, Ballina

T 086 6017337
E [email protected]
W www.belongto.org/event/mayo-cairde-lgbti-youth-group-ballina/

This group is for young people aged 13-17 years who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender and their friends. The group is operated by Foroige, please contact Stephanie before attending meetings for the first time.

MAYO
Cairde LGBTI+ Youth Club, Ballinrobe

T 087 7714 967
E [email protected]
W www.belongto.org/event/mayo-cairde-lgbti-youth-club-ballinrobe/

Open to LGBTI young people, their friends, and young people who may be questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity. This is a safe place for young LGBTI+ people to be themselves and it is open to all young people who care about LGBTI+ issues.

MEATH
Youth Work Ireland Meath LGBT+ Group

T 046 9093402
E [email protected]
W www.youthworkirelandmeath.ie/lgbt

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender or questioning young people aged 13-21 years of age in the Meath region.

Through weekly social meetings, the LGBT+ support group aims to provide a place where young LGBT people can be themselves and socialise with their peers in an open and accepting environment.

MONAGHAN
Monaghan LGBT+ Ally Groups

Carrickmacross, Castleblayney & Clones

T 087 905 7598
E [email protected]
W www.belongto.org/monaghan/

Monaghan LGBT+ Ally groups meet in Carrickmacross, Castleblayney and Clones as part of Youth Work Ireland Cavan Monaghan. These groups are open to 14-18 year olds. The groups offers a safe space to hang out with other LGBT+ young people, have a cuppa, some fun, and discuss the barriers they meet in everyday life as LGBT+ young people. These groups are also for allies, so young people can bring a friend to make them feel more comfortable. There is a buddy system in place so newcomers can meet with an ally before the weekly meeting rather than walking in alone.

MONAGHAN
Monaghan LGBT Youth Café

T 086 8985710
E [email protected]
W www.belongto.org/event/monaghan-lgbt-youth-cafe/

A fun safe space to hang out and meet friends to play games and have a chat. Available for 12-18 year olds, and discussions will be held on relationships, discrimination and LGBT issues.

SLIGO & LEITRIM
SMILY

T 071 9144150 / 9147468
E [email protected]
W www.ncycs.ie/smily-lgbt-youth-group/

SMILY is a youth group in Sligo and Leitrim for young people aged between 14-23 years who identify as Lesbian, Gay, bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) or who are questioning their identity. SMILY aims to provide a safe and fun environment, where young LGBT people can be who they are or want to be, can socialise with like-minded people, in an accepting space, developing friendships, gaining knowledge through training , to become better equipped to challenge the inequalities faced by LGBT+ young people, to be a possible bringer of change to their own lives and the lives of others.

TIPPERARY
OUT Tipp

Tipperary Regional Youth Service, Tipperary Town

T Tipperary 087 910 0727 or Dublin 01 670 6223
E [email protected]

WATERFORD
Chill-Out

Edmund Rice Youth and Community Centre, Manor Street Waterford.

T 051 309364 
E [email protected]
W www.belongto.org/waterford/

ChillOUT youth project works with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) young people in Waterford City and the Southeast. It provides group support for young people, between 14-21 years, to allow them to safely engage with confidence building, personal development, peer support and making friends. The group meet every Sunday from 3-6pm.

WATERFORD
Gender Blender

T 086 021 8941
E [email protected]
W www.belongto.org/waterford/

GenderBlender youth group works with Transgender young people in Waterford City and the Southeast every Sunday from 1-2.30 in the Manor Youth Café on Manor Street, Waterford. It is a small peer support group for young people between 14-21 years who are Transgender or questioning their gender to allow them to safely engage with confidence building, personal development, peer support and making friends.

WATERFORD
Foróige Ferrybank

T 086 141 5929
E [email protected]
W www.belongto.org/waterford/

Youth group for LGBTI+ young people and their allies, caters for those aged 14-18 located in the Ferrybank area. The drop in service meets weekly from 1-2pm on Saturdays for chats and coco. Parental supports and one to one work with young people can be made available if they wish.

WESTMEATH
Athlone Spectrum

T 086 027 9149
E [email protected]
Wwww.facebook.com/AthloneSpectrumLGBTI/

Athlone Spectrum is a new dedicated LGBT support service for young people aged between 12-18 years aimed at supporting their development, building confidence and a place to make new friends.

WEXFORD
Athlone Spectrum

T Karen on 053 942 2611 or or Mandi 087 744 5232
E [email protected]
Wgyng.ie/wp/yolos/lgbti/

An LGBTI+ Youth Drop in Service for people between 13 and 19. Offering 2 groups to LGBTI+ members. Junior group is open to young people from 1st to 3rd year. And our senior group, that caters for 4th year to 6th year students. The group is a safe place for young people to hang out and discuss the LGBT+ community. It’s a place to make new friends, plan and attend events, take part in fun activities or just chill out.

There is also a trans group which Meets once a month from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Usually the group meet the last Wednesday of every month. This is a small support group specifically for any young person who presents as Transgender. Under 18’s only.

WEXFORD
Wexford LGBT Youth Support

FDYS, Francis Street, Wexford

T 053 912 3262 
E [email protected]
W facebook.com/GayYouthWexford1

Drop in LGBT+ youth support service is in FDYS, Francis Street every Thursday from 5:00-8pm for 15-24 year olds (this can be altered depending on the young persons’ needs etc). No appointment needed and new faces always welcome.
 
We also offer 1:1 support for anyone who may need it and this can be arranged by appointment with, Emma, by e-mail or the contact number above. 1:1 support can be available from Monday- Friday if needed.

WICKLOW
Arklow LGBT Support Group

Vault Youth Centre, Coomiy Lane, Arklow Town, Co. Wicklow

T 0402 39646
Whttps://www.facebook.com/ArklowLGBTsupportgroup

Arklow LGBT is a 12-18 peer support group,it takes place on Thursday 5:30-6:30,for more information contact this page or phone Sandra or Angie (0402 39646)

WICKLOW
Bray LGBT Youth & Friends

Seomra Youth Centre, 1 Adelaide House, Adelaide Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow

T 085 145 8782
E [email protected]

A drop-in space for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans young people aged 13 – 17. Meets weekly on Tuesdays from 6.30pm.