LGBTQI+ Support

LGBTQI+ Support: Galway And Western Region

Amach Galway And Teach Solais 

AMACH! LGBT Galway aims to reflect equally the diversity within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community by encouraging positive participation from the community. They actively advocate to achieve a solid and safe support structure for the LGBT+ community in Galway and  provide awareness, educational and training events and workshops, and endeavour to support and promote a socially inclusive society.

ShOUT! Youth Group 

ShOUT! is a group that works with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,T ransgender + or Questioning young people aged 13-25 years of age. ShOUT is part of Youthwork Ireland.


This is a social group for adult WOMEN who identify as LGBTQ.

LGBT Pavee Support Group

A website constructed and independently maintained by and for members of the Travelling and Roma community, for it’s Gay, Lesbian, Transgender and Questioning members.

Outwest Ireland

OutWest is a voluntary Social, Support and Advocacy Group for LGBT+ People in Connacht based in Castlebar, Mayo.  They also cover Leitrim, Sligo and Roscommon.

Bród NUIG Society 

The aims of the society are to promote a forum where Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Asexual, and Ally students & staff can meet in a comfortable and supportive environment, and to increase awareness and help to end discrimination on the LGBTQA+ community.

Ireland LGBTQ+ Supports


Outhouse is a community and resource centre for LGBT people, their families, and friends with a vision of a vibrant and safe space for LGBT people, groups & organisations that is inclusive of the diversity within our communities.

Gay Health Network

Gay Health Network (GHN) is a network of organisations and individuals in Ireland providing the national; resource, response, support and expert network for the promotion of HIV prevention and sexual health and wellbeing for gay, bisexual and men who have sex with men (MSM).

GCN Magazine

GCN (Gay Community News) is Ireland’s national free LGBTQ+ press. Read or download on

Belong To

BeLonG To Youth Services are the national organisation supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) young people in Ireland. Since 2003, we have worked with LGBTI+ young people, between 14 and 23 years.

Gay Project Cork

The mission of the Gay Project Cork is to ensure that gay, bisexual, men who have sex with men (MSM), trans and queer men are enabled to participate fully in Ireland’s social, economic, cultural, political and artistic life.

Transgender Equality Network Ireland 

TENI is a non-profit member-driven organisation supporting the trans community in Ireland, founded in 2006.

They also run a Gender identity family support line 01 907 3707 .

Gay Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline

The Switchboard is open 7 Days a Week Monday to Friday from 6.30pm – 9pm, Saturday and Sunday from 4pm to 6pm. Call 01 8721055 or email

LGBT Ireland 

Offer a listening service in confidence and without judgement, seven days a week. You can talk to us by phone or online through our instant messaging service or by coming along to one of our peer support groups.  LGBT+ helpline 1890 929 539 every day, Visit for online instant messaging support 6.30pm to 10pm Monday to Thursday, 4pm to 10pm Friday and 4pm to 6pm Sat and Sun.

Local helplines:

UK LGBTQ+ Supports

UK – Stonewall

Rainbow Project, UK

Gay and Lesbian Youth Information Centre