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Cara-Friend LGBT Youth

Contact Information

Belfast LGBT Centre, 23-31 Waring Street , Belfast ,
BT1 2DX View Location on Map >
Telephone Number
028 9089 0202
Email Address

Please contact our office for more information using the telephone number given in this profile.

Other Information

Project Delivered
Cara Friend LGBT Youth

Facilities Information

Main Services Provided

Cara-Friend is an organisation dedicated to supporting, empowering, educating and offering friendship to everyone in the LGBT Community. We offer support to young people between the ages of 12 & 25 who may be questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity and also offer support to families of LGBT people as a support group of shared experience through our Family Ties service. Also offered is a support network for same- sex families through our Rainbow Families service.

We also run a regional groups across Northern Ireland which are based on the same ethos, and serve the same purpose for LGBTQ+ young people, the details of which are listed below:

Armagh Cara-Friend LGBT Youth, in association with PRISM, meets fortnightly on Wednesdays in the Epicentre Armagh, from 7-9pm.

Ballymena Cara-Friend LGBT Youth meets fortnightly on Thursdays from 3.30pm-5.30pm in the N-Gage centre.

Cookstown Cara-Friend LGBT Youth meets fortnightly on Wednesdays, in the Cookstown Youth Resource Centre from 7-9pm.

Lisburn Cara-Friend LGBT Youth meets fortnightly on Mondays from 6-8pm in Lisburn YMCA.

Organisation Type
  • Voluntary
Main Age Groups
  • 12-16 Years
  • 17-18 Years
  • 19-25 Years
Method of Access (Referral)
  • GP
  • School
  • Self
  • Social Worker
Family Support Services Categories
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender
Main Category of Services
  • Education
  • Employment/Training
  • Family Support
  • Leisure/Youth Service
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Signposting/Advice

Areas covered

  • All of N Ireland
  • Antrim
  • Ards
  • Armagh
  • Ballymena
  • Ballymoney
  • Banbridge
  • Belfast
  • Carrickfergus
  • Castlereagh
  • Coleraine
  • Cookstown
  • Craigavon
  • Derry
  • Down
  • Dungannon
  • Fermanagh
  • Larne
  • Limavady
  • Lisburn
  • Magherafelt
  • Moyle
  • Newry&Mourne
  • Newtownabbey
  • North Down
  • Omagh
  • Strabane


Cara-Friend LGBT Youth

  • Cara-Friend LGBT Youth