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LGB Support Services

Dublin

Gay Men’s Health Service, Outhouse, 105 Capel St, Dublin 1.
Telephone: 01 873 4932 // Website: www.gmhs.ie

- Outreach Team: The Gay Men’s Health Service Outreach Team can answer any of your questions or information needs on sexual health, HIV, STIs, Drugs & Alcohol, PEP, PrEP, Testing, Counselling, Support and Community.

- Personal Development Course: The Personal Development Course is for gay and bisexual men and men who have sex with men (MSM). The overall aim of the course is to help you become more aware of yourself and improve your self-esteem and assertiveness.  Personal development is all about making positive changes in your life and improving your health and wellbeing. The course is run over 6 weeks on a Tuesday evening starting at 6.30pm in Outhouse LGBT Community Centre, 105 Capel St., Dublin 1. This is a free service. Contact info@outhouse.ie  or telephone 01-8734932.

HIV Ireland, 70 Eccles Street, Dublin 7.
Telephone: 01 8733799 // Website: www.hivireland.ie

- HIV Ireland provides support, information and advocacy services to people living with HIV and their families and caregivers including: advocacy & mediation, referral services, social welfare information, one-to-one support, counselling, HIV/sexual health/harm reduction information and support to non-sector agency professionals encountering people living with HIV or at-risk clients.

BelongTo Youth Services, Parliament House, 13 Parliament Street, Dublin 2.
Telephone: 01 670 6223 // Website: www.belongto.org

- Details of all of BelongTo’s nationwide groups for lesbian, gay, bisexual & trans young people can be found in the groups section of their website. This section includes the meeting times, locations and contact details for each group.

Outhouse LGBT Centre, Outhouse, 105 Capel St, Dublin 1.
Telephone: 01 873 4932 // Website: www.outhouse.ie

- Gold is a Peer Support Group for gay men who are 55+.   The group meets in the café for tea, cake and chats every Wednesday afternoon. 

- Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Please note AA meetings are not exclusively LGBT. 
AA meets Friday at 8pm and Sunday at 6.30pm. 

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a non-profit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. The group consists of recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. Please note NA meetings are not exclusively LGBT. 
NA meets Thursday at 7:00pm.

Gay Switchboard Ireland, Outhouse, 105 Capel St, Dublin 1.
Email: ask@gayswitchboard.ie // Telephone: 01 872 1055 // Online Chat: www.gayswitchboard.ie

- Gay Switchboard Ireland is Ireland’s longest running support service for the LGBT+ community. LGBT+ volunteers are available 7 days a week on phone, email and online chat to offer confidential listening, support and information. Monday to Friday: 6:30pm – 9pm, Saturday: 2pm – 6pm, Sunday & Bank Holidays: 4pm – 6pm.

- The Married Men’s Group is a peer support group for men who are, or have been, married or in a long term opposite sex relationship and who identify as gay, bisexual or feel attracted to other men. The peer support group offers a space for men to talk openly and confidentially with other men about similar experiences. The group meets on the first Thursday of each month & is facilitated by experienced volunteers who are professionally trained in group work. Meetings run from 7pm (tea/coffee & one to one support for new members) with the facilitated session from 730pm until 9pm at 70 Eccles St, Dublin 7.

HSE HIV, Drugs & Alcohol Helpline, Outhouse, 105 Capel St, Dublin 1.
Email: helpline@hse.ie // Telephone: 1800 459 459 // Online Chat: www.hse.ie/go/drugshivhelpline

- The HSE HIV, Drugs & Alcohol Helpline provides support, information, guidance and referral to anyone with a question or concern related to drug and alcohol use and/or HIV and sexual health.

Opening hours are Monday to Friday, 9.30am and 5.30pm.

LGBT Helpline
Telephone: 1890 929 539 // Online Chat: www.lgbt.ie 

- LGBT+ volunteers are available 7 days a week on phone and online chat to offer confidential listening, support and information.

Greenbow (Deaf LGBT Society of Ireland)
See their Facebook page for details: https://www.facebook.com/GBWDeafLGBT/   

- Greenbow is an organisation run for the benefit of all Deaf LGBT adults all over Ireland. Monthly events on the third Friday of every month.

Cork

Gay Project Cork, 4 South Terrace, Cork City.
Telephone: 0214300430 // Website: http://www.gayprojectcork.com

Gay Project Cork offers support to the gay community in Cork & Kerry.

The Sexual Health Centre,16 Peters Street, Cork
Telephone: 021 4275837 // Website: www.sexualhealthcentre.com

-The Sexual Health Centre operates a helpline for those who may have concerns about or require information on HIV and STIs. Helpline: 021 427 6676, open Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm.

- The Sexual Health Centre offers sexual health support services to those living with HIV and their significant others from across the wider Cork community including gay and bisexual men.

Galway

AIDS West, Ozanam House, St. Augustine Street, Galway
Telephone: 091 566266 // Website: www.aidswest.ie

- AIDSWest offers a free, confidential helpline to those who are worried about their sexual health, HIV/STIs/Hepatitis, etc. Opening Hours: 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday (closed for lunch). Helpline number: 091 566266

- AIDSWest also offers outreach and one-to-one support for those living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Limerick

GOSHH, Limerick
Telephone: 061 314354 // Website: www.goshh.ie

- GOSHH operate a confidential helpline on Monday from 2.15pm – 5.00pm and on Tuesday to Friday from 9.30 – 5.00pm. It is a confidential helpline operated by trained staff and volunteers who will answer any questions on issues including Gender, Sexual orientation, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s), HIV and Sexual Health, or will refer you to the relevant agency in total confidence. Confidential Helpline: 061 316661

- GOSHH operates a drop in support service for the wider Limerick area including gay and bisexual men. In order to access support, you can call in to the project and make an appointment with a member of staff or call the confidential helpline. The project can also provide counselling and complementary therapies to project clients.

Louth

Outcomers, 8 Roden Place, Dundalk
Telephone 042 9329816 // Website: www.outcomers.org

Outcomers is a social and befriending support group for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) people. The drop in centre provides a safe, social and relaxed environment for the local LGBT community and is located in the centre of Dundalk town.

Linc (Lesbians in Cork) Limited
www.linc.ie

OUTWEST
www.outwestireland.ie 

Gay Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN)
www.glen.ie

Helplines
Cara-Friend Belfast Helpline (028) 90322023 
Dublin Lesbian Line (01) 8729911 
Dundalk Outcomers (042) 9352915 
Galway Gay Helpline (091) 566134 
Galway Lesbian Line (091) 564611 
Gay Information Cork (021) 4278470 
Gay Switchboard Dublin (01) 8721055 
GOSHH - Gender Orientation Sexual Health HIV (061) 314354 
Lesbian Line Belfast (028) 90238668 
Lesbian Line Cork (021) 4318318 
OUTWest (094) 9372479