The Rainbow Project
The Rainbow Project is a health organisation that works to improve the physical, mental & emotional health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender people in Northern Ireland.We are the foremost LGB&T organisation in Northern Ireland and have two centres: one in Belfast city centre and the other in Foyle, L’Derry.
HERe NI is a community organisation and registered charity based in Belfast. We are here to support lesbian and bisexual women and our families and improve the lives of L & B women across Northern Ireland. We do this in lots of different ways: through providing information; peer support; facilitating training; lobbying government and agencies on your behalf, offering a community space for meeting and much more.
Cara-Friend has been serving the LGBTQ+ community in Northern Ireland for over 40 years. We provide regional LGBTQ+ youth groups across Northern Ireland, one-to-one support for individuals, LGBTQ+ awareness training for professionals and volunteers working in a variety of different areas, community development, the LGBT Switchboard, and the LGBTQ+ Inclusive Schools Programme. We also have a range of resources on this website to help young people, and those supporting young people who are LGBTQ+.
Belfast 028 9089 0202. Derry-Londonderry 028 7128 3030
GIRES (Gender Identity Research & Education Society)
GIRES is a UK wide organisation whose purpose is to improve the lives of trans and gender diverse people of all ages, including those who are non-binary and non-gender.
Mermaids has been supporting trans and gender-diverse children, young people, and their families since 1995.
0808 801 0400
Stonewall was founded in 1989 by a small group of people who had been active in the struggle against Section 28 of the Local Government Act.In 2015, and following a six-month consultation with trans communities, Stonewall became trans inclusive.
MindOut is a project run by and for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer people. Our staff, volunteers and board of trustees, are all LGBTQ. We believe that sharing this identity is essential to our work.
We are continuing to support LGBT+ who have experienced hate crime, sexual violence and/or domestic abuse while remote working. Referrals to access these services can be made by emailing [email protected] or completing our online referral form. We can provide support through telephone, email, text and WhatsApp.
0800 999 5428
Switchboard LGBT + helpline
Advice and understandingYou are always best placed to make decisions about your life. We want you to finish your call feeling you have options.
0300 330 0630
Established in 1975, LGBT Foundation exists to support the needs of the diverse range of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans. We believe in a fair and equal society where all LGBT people can achieve their full potential. #EqualityWins underpins much of what we do and we aim to be; ‘here if you need us
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