New Focus Ireland/BeLonG To Youth Services report finds parental rejection of young people’s sexual orientation and gender identity can lead to homelessness

Friday, September 18th, 2020 Click here to read a copy of A Qualitative Study of LGBTQI+ Youth Homelessness in Ireland. Parental rejection of young people’s sexual orientation and gender identity can be a key trigger in the decision to leave home and can subsequently lead to homelessness according to a new research report released today by Focus Ireland and BeLonG […]

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New Online LGBTI+ Youth Group

Would you like to join our online youth group for LGBTI+ youth between 14 and 23 this September? This group is a  safe space where you can get the chance to meet people, chat, have fun, and learn a little about gender and sexuality. This online group is open to any LGBTI+ young person between 14-23 years. You don’t have to […]

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93% of LGBTI+ young people struggling with anxiety, stress or depression during COVID-19.

93% of LGBTI+ young people struggling with anxiety, stress or depression during COVID-19. New national survey shows LGBTI+ young people are experiencing serious mental health challenges.   Monday, June 15th, 2020. Findings from a national survey, conducted by BeLonG To Youth Services reveal that 93% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression during COVID-19. This is in […]

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Everyone Has A Story

Our Storytelling Workshop with The Dublin Story Slam is now full, however, you can still share your story!  We are looking for LGBTI+ young people to share their stories of bravery. It could be a moment of reckoning you had with yourself such as coming out to yourself or wearing something that reflected who you truly are. It could be […]

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LGBTI+ Life in Lockdown

We want to know what life is like for you in lockdown. Can you spare 10 minutes to share your experiences of life during the COVID-19 restrictions with us? CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY The information we gather will help us understand how we can best support LGBTI+ young people during this time. Complete our ‘LGBTI+ Lives in Lockdown’ […]

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We Are Here For You During COVID-19

We are here offering support to LGBTI+ young people. Our Youth Workers are available to provide text, email and phone support for those who need it during this time of uncertainty. We know that some LGBTI+ young people may feel isolated from their peers and chosen family, feel stuck in their homes with family members who do not support their […]

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Trans Healthcare and COVID-19

The strain on the healthcare system as a result of COVID-19 is contributing to stress and worry for some members of the trans community. We understand that this is a difficult time and we care about your health and safety. Our friends at TENI (Transgender Equality of Ireland) have provided us with information to share with you at this time. […]

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LGBTI+ Young People in Care

LGBTI+ Young People in Care Advisory Group We are excited to support EPIC (empowering people in care) with the creation of a series of videos and resources to raise awareness of LGBTI+ young people in care. We are looking for LGBTI+ young people (over 18 years) with experience of being in care to join the Advisory Group. What to expect: […]

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