Tag Archive | LGBT youth services

BeLonG To: Reopening of Frontline Service & New Online Youth Group

BeLonG To: Reopening of Frontline Service & New Online Youth Group

The past few months have been a difficult time for LGBTI+ young people, with 93% telling BeLonG To they have experienced stress, anxiety and depression during lockdown. In order to respond to the needs of this vulnerable group, they rapidly moved their specialised support services online, offering one-to-one support over text, phone and email. Additionally, […]

BeLonG To: Digital Groups for LGBTI+ Youth

BeLonG To: Digital Groups for LGBTI+ Youth

BeLonG To’s Youth Work Team are working tirelessly – offering one-to-one sessions over phone, email and text for LGBTI+ young people who are facing increased levels of anxiety and stress. They are now offering another support service and moving their Youth Groups online. These groups offer a space for LGBTI+ young people to connect with […]

BeLonG To: Queerantine Queens – Get Ready for Bingo Night!

BeLonG To: Queerantine Queens – Get Ready for Bingo Night!

BeLonG To have got another evening of laughter and joy for you this Saturday. Tune in for their virtual Queerantine Bingo, hosted by the fabulous and flawless Shirley Temple Bar. Tickets are €10 per person/screen, and there are lots of prizes up for grabs. All proceeds will go towards supporting their work with LGBTI+ young […]

An Important Message from BeLonG To…

An Important Message from BeLonG To…

Below is an important message from ‘BeLonG To’  LGBT+ Youth Services: “Regardless of what is happening in the world, we are here for LGBTI+ young people. Our Youth Workers are providing text, email and phone support for those who need it during this time of uncertainty. We know that some LGBTI+ young people may feel […]

Happy Stand Up Awareness Week!

Happy Stand Up Awareness Week!

During this week, students, teachers, and school communities across Ireland will take a stand against the anti-LGBTI+ bullying, harassment, and name-calling that silences many students.   Recent research highlights the harrowing effects of anti-LGBTI+ bullying on the mental health of LGBTI+ youth. A huge 76% of LGBTI+ young people surveyed disclosed that anti-LGBTI+ bullying is a major source of […]

BeLonG To: LGBT Mental Health Survey

BeLonG To: LGBT Mental Health Survey

  BeLonG To Youth Services is carrying out research on the mental health experiences of LGBTI+ youth in Ireland. This research will help shape their new mental health campaign to support LGBTI+ young people seeking help and support relating to mental health challenges. Help shape the future of LGBTI+ Youth Mental Health. Take this survey and […]