Please find below a short listing of LGBTIQ+ Youth Groups in Connaught and the North-West. For a full list of BeLonG To affiliated Youth Groups check out the list of registered groups over on the BeLonG To website: HERE.
BreakOUT LGBT Youth Project
- BreakOUT is a youth project for young people aged 12-30 who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender. The project operates a weekly drop-in provision in Letterkenny, Ballybofey, Moville and Glenties, as well as training, information and one-to-one support.
If interested contact:
BreakOUT LGBT Youth Group,
Ph: 086 124 7968 / 074 912 9630
SMILY LGBT Youth Project
- SMILY LGBT Youth Sligo – meets each week from 5-7pm every Thursday. Meetings take place in Rockwood Parade, Sligo Town, Co. Sligo.
- SMILY LGBT Youth Leitrim – meeting to take place each week from 5-7pm every Friday starting from April 13th, 2018. Meetings to take place in Breffni Family Resource Centre (FRC) in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.
Both groups are aimed for 15-23 year olds. If interested contact:
SMILY LGBT Youth Worker,
Ph: 089 482 0330 / 071 914 4150
Cáirde LGBT+ Youth Project, Mayo
- Cáirde LGBT+ Youth Group is a group ran by Foróige for LGBT+ young people and their friends. The group runs twice a month and is an open and welcoming environment for young people. The group is suitable for young people aged 13-17 years.
- Group forming in Castlebar soon: details to be announced later.
If interested contact SWAG Mayo on:
Cáirde LGBT+ Youth Project,
Ph: 086 601 7337 (by Phone / Text / WhatsApp)
shOUT! LGBT+ Youth Project
- shOUT! 13-17 Year Old Group meets every Saturday from 12 to 1.30pm, at Youth Work Ireland, Galway Building, Prospect Hill (Just up from Eyre Square)
- shOUT! 18-25 Year Old Group meets the first three Tuesdays of every month at Teach Solais Resource Centre, Victoria St, Galway from 7pm to 8.30pm.
If you’re interested in any of contact shOUT! LGBT+ on:
Youth Work Ireland offices, 41-43 Prospect Hill, Galway
Ph: 087 773 8529
Cavan Rainbow Youth
- Cavan Rainbow Youth is an LGBT+ service for young people aged 12-24 years in the Cavan area. Our LGBT+ Youth Development Worker is available to give training, information and support. We hope to start two drop in groups for LGBT+ youth in two locations in Co. Cavan.
If interested in contacting Cavan Rainbow Youth details are:
LGBT+ Youth Development Worker,
Ph: 087 219 3904