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Here you can find information on where support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people, their friends and family, is available around the country. Some of this support is based in voluntary and community support groups or community centers and some is online support. You can call the LGBT helpline on 1890 929 539 to speak to one of our trained volunteers and they can help you identify other LGBT support services available to you 

Support in Cork & South

LGBT Helpline Peer Groups in this area

Cork LGBT Helpline Peer Support Group
Cork Peer Support Group: 'Straight Talking' for Spouses or Partners of LGBTQ people

Cork Gay Project
Cork Gay project includes; Southern Gay Men's Health Service, Unite Youth Group, The Other Place Cafe and Resource Center

Cork Lesbian Line
Cork Lesbian Line is a voluntary helpline for women, providing confidential, informal information and support regarding sexual orientation.

Gay Information Cork Helpline
Gay Information Cork is a gay helpline service for men. It is a non-directive, non-judgmental, information and listening service. Operated by trained volunteers on LGBT issues. It is totally confidential.

L.inC
L.Inc is a resource centre in Cork city for Lesbian and bisexual women. We run a full programme of activities and have other supports based in the center such as an alcohol and drugs support group. Please check out our website for full details.

sOUTh
sOUTh is a committee of volunteers, based in Waterford, set up to help and support the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender) community in Waterford and the south-east

Support in Dublin & East

LGBT Helpline Peer Groups in this area

Dublin Peer Support Group: For Spouses or Partners of LGBT people
Dublin Peer Support Group: For Spouses or Partners of LGBT people

Dublin Peer Support Group: For Women who are in an opposite sex marriage or long term relationship
Dublin Peer Support Group: For Women who are in an opposite sex marriage or long term relationship

BelongTo Youth Service
BeLonG To is an organisation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) young people, aged between 14 and 23.

Dublin Lesbian Line
We are a support and information helpline service run by lesbian and bi-sexual women for women who are attracted to women, women questioning their sexuality, and their friends and families. We're open every Monday and Thursday night from 7-9pm, and will always treat your call in a friendly, confidential and non-judgemental way. Dublin Lesbian Line is a member of LGBT Helpline Ireland.

Gay Switchboard Dublin
Gay Switchboard Dublin provides a confidential helpline support service. Offering listening, support and information to all callers without being directive or judgmental. Gay Switchboard Dublin's helpline service is available to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, their parents, families and friends, and to anyone who has concerns or questions relating to sexuality.

Outhouse
Outhouse is a resource and community centre for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities in Dublin. Outhouse has come about through the efforts of people who have been working since 1994 to provide a focal point for our communities.

Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI)
Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) is a non-profit organisation supporting the transgender community in Ireland in all its variety.

Support in Mid West

Red Ribbon Project
Rainbow at Red Ribbon Project provides consultation, workshops, and training. RRP works in supporting the LGBT community in the Mid - West region, covering Limerick City, Limerick County, County Clare and North Tipperary.

Support in North East

Dundalk Outcomers
Dundalk Outcomers are a social and support group for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual people in the north east of Ireland. If you would like to speak in confidence to us our volunteer run LGB helpline is open from 8 to 10pm on Thursday evening. We also offer a befriending service. If you would like to meet with two of our volunteers to talk in person, or to join our group please call us. Dundalk Outcomers Helpline is a member of LGBT Helpline Ireland.

Support in West & North West

OutWest
OUTWEST is a social and support group for Gay men, Lesbian women and Bisexual people in the West of Ireland. We hold meetings every month, and discos

OutWest Gay Helpline
Our Helpline offers a supportive, totally confidential and non judgmental listening ear to anyone who may be having difficulty accepting or dealing with their own sexuality, or with the sexuality of a family member, friend or colleague. Outwest Gay Helpline is a member of LGBT Helpline Ireland.

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  • LGBT Helpline Peer Group Support Diary

    Phone the LGBT Helpline on 1890 929 539 for details.