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From breakups or bullying, to anxiety, depression and suicidal feelings, our Crisis Volunteers are available 24/7 for anonymous text conversations. Our aim is to provide immediate support in the short term and connect people to resources that will help them in the future. Our service is available to people in Ireland of all ages.
If you are a customer of the 48 or An Post network or cannot get through using the ‘50808’ short code please text HELLO to 086 1800 280 (standard message rates may apply). Some smaller networks do not support short codes like ‘50808’.
BeLonG To is a national online youth service for Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) young people in Ireland.
Their services include:
Offers forums, dating profiles, classifieds, news and advice for GLBT people in Ireland and abroad and links to many other Irish websites.
Gay Health Network (GHN) is made up of a network of organisations and individuals working to promote HIV prevention and sexual health and wellbeing for men who have sex with men (MSM).
GHN run the information website for MSM called Man2Man
Produced by Southern Gay Mens Health Project. The website however is of interest to people all over Ireland, with a vast range of health/support information.
Gay Switchboard Ireland provides a confidential telephone support service. Listening, support & information are provided to all callers in a non- directive or judgmental way. The service is available to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, their parents, families and friends and to anyone who has concerns relating to sexuality, including HIV/AIDS related enquiries.
The service is operated entirely by trained, friendly and supportive gay, lesbian and bisexual volunteers. They won’t judge or tell you what to do and nobody else will be told about your call.
HIV Ireland (formerly Dublin AIDS Alliance) offers a number of services to people living with HIV, their families and caregivers, community groups, agencies, professionals, statutory bodies, youth groups, voluntary agencies, education centres, colleges, and schools.
Greenbow is an organisation run for the benefit of all Deaf LGBT adults all over Ireland. This website provides news on LGBT current affairs regularly. It also provides information on Irish Sign Language (ISL), and events such as Gay Pride, Christmas, Halloween and monthly social nights etc. It also gives details of educational workshops and other services.
Our service is operated exclusively by highly trained volunteers.
All of our volunteers identify as female and somewhere along the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ) spectrum.
We offer support to those who need it - we're not just for Dublin and not just for lesbians!
Our goal is to provide a supportive, confidential, non-judgmental helpline to those in need and expand our service accordingly.
The LGBT Helpline is a non-judgmental and confidential service providing listening, support and information to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, their family and friends, and to those who are questioning if they might be LGBT.
The National LGBT Helpline service is provided by a network of trained volunteers from a number of local LGBT helplines.
Their helpline is 1890 929 539.
Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) seeks to improve conditions and advance the rights and equality of trans people and their families. Our vision is an Ireland where trans people are understood, accepted and respected, and can participate fully in all aspects of Irish society.