LGBT+ Organisations

LGBT+ Organisations

National LGBT Organisations:

LGBT Ireland

LGBT Ireland is a national organisation underpinned by localised knowledge and responses. Together with their network members, they provide support, training, and advocacy which aims to improve the lives of LGBT+ people across Ireland.
T: 353 1 6859280
E: [email protected]

BeLonG To

BeLonG To Youth Services is the national organisation supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) young people in Ireland.
T: 01 670 6223
E: [email protected]

Transgender Equality Network Ireland

Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) seeks to improve conditions and advance the rights and equality of trans people and their families.
T: 01 873 3575
E: [email protected]

Gay Switchboard Ireland

Gay Switchboard Volunteers provide confidential listening, support & signposting for lesbians, gay men, bisexual & trans people, as well as anyone who needs to discuss issues relating to sexuality.
T: 01 8721055
E: [email protected]

Outhouse LGBT Community Centre

Outhouse is a community and resource centre for LGBT people, their families, and friends. It is a vibrant and safe space for LGBT people, groups & organisations that is inclusive of the diversity within our communities.
T: 01 873 4999
E: [email protected]

Greenbow LGBT Society of Ireland

Greenbow LGBT Society of Ireland is a registered charity run for the benefit of all Deaf LGBT adults all over Ireland.
T: 01 8749148
E: [email protected]


National LGBT Helpline

Monday to Thursday: 6:30pm- 10:00pm, Fridays: 4:00pm to 10:00pm, Saturday and Sunday: 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Telephone: 1890 929 539

Gay Switchboard Dublin

Monday to Friday: 6.30pm – 9.00pm, Saturday/Sunday/Bank Holidays: 4.00pm-6.00pm
Telephone: (01) 872 1055
Gay Switchboard Dublin provides a confidential helpline support service. Offering listening, support and information to all callers without being directive or judgmental. Gay Switchboard helpline service is available to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, their parents, families and friends, and to anyone who has concerns or questions relating to sexuality.

Transgender Family Support Line

Sundays: 6pm-9pm, Tuesdays: 10am-12pm
Telephone: (01) 907 3707
The Transgender Family Support Line is a volunteer led listening and support service available for family members of trans and gender non conforming people in Ireland.

Dublin Lesbian Line

Thursdays: 6:30- 9:00
Telephone: (01) 872 9911
Dublin Lesbian Line is a confidential support helpline, operated by a group of enthusiastic female-identified (LGBTQAI+) volunteers on Thursday nights from 6.30pm until 9pm. DLL are dedicated to providing rather excellent telephone support and online support to the LGBTQAI+ community. They offer support to people all over Ireland with many problems, issues and concerns.


24/7 365 Days a Year
Telephone: 116 123
Samaritans phone lines are open all day and night, all year long. Their number is free to call and anybody can use their service to speak about anything you are going through.