Tag Archive | Belong To
BeLonG To Youth Services, the national organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) young people, today launched their Annual Report 2017, and celebrated the organisation’s 15th birthday with Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone TD. Since 2003, the youth organisation has supported LGBTI+ young people in Dublin and soon after nationwide. In […]
FREE Confidential Counselling Service for LGBTI Youth Working with Pieta House, ‘BeLonG To’ provides a free counselling service for LGBTI+ young people in Dublin city centre. This vital service is for 14-23-year-olds, who are self-harming or thinking of suicide. The free, confidential counselling sessions take place every Wednesday and Friday 9am-1pm.
When BeLonG TO first opened its doors, young LGBTI+ people travelled for as long as 3 hours to attend the youth groups and access support. The National Network was set up to provide nationwide support for young LGBTI+ people closer to home. They now work in partnership with Youth Work Ireland, Foróige, and several community […]
‘BeLonG To’ have finally launched their brand new website. Their goal was to make it as easy as possible for you to learn about their services, ways to get involved, and find any supports that you need. They’ve also given a huge thanks to their friends at Paypal – Michael, Podge and Antonio. They generously […]
BeLonG To has announced that Nikki Gallagher, Director of Communications and Secretariat at SOLAS, has been selected as the new Chairperson of the Board of Directors. Nikki brings with her an impressive track record in governance, public affairs and communications, and a strong commitment to advancing the rights and welfare of children. She has been a […]
The review of the Gender Recognition Act is underway and now it’s time to have your say. The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty TD, has announced the launch of the consultation process, and they want as many voices as possible – especially young voices. By making a submission, no matter how long […]
Thanks to you, BeLonG To have responded to the needs of hundreds of LGBTI+ young people in 2017 – offering a listening ear, personal support, free counselling, spaces for connection and for many, a place to call home. “BeLonG To, to me, is an escape for a few hours to a world that’s slightly more […]