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Cara-Friend LGBT Youth

Contact Information

Address
Belfast LGBT Centre, 23-31 Waring Street , Belfast ,
Postcode
BT1 2DX View Location on Map >
Telephone Number
028 9089 0202
Email Address
admin@cara-friend.org.uk

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

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Cara-Friend LGBT Youth

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