Access to Gender Recognition for Young Transgender and Non-Binary People

Access to Gender Recognition for Young Transgender and Non-Binary People BeLonG To Welcomes the Report from the Review of the 2015 Gender Recognition Act Wednesday, July 18, 2018 The process of gender recognition for under 18’s is poised for historical reform with recommendations made as part of the Review of the Gender Recognition Act 2015. BeLonG To Youth Services1 welcomes […]

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Launch of National LGBTI+ Youth Strategy

Supports Needed For LGBTI+ Young People At School And In Rural Communities Minister of Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone launches the National LGBTI+ Youth Strategy – a world first.  Friday, 29th June 2018 The National LGBTI+ Youth Strategy has identified the urgent need for support for LGBTI+ young people particularly in rural areas and at school. BeLonG To Youth Services welcomes […]

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Minister Katherine Zappone And Former President, Mary Mcaleese To March Alongside Lgbti+ Young People At Dublin Pride

Minister Katherine Zappone And Former President, Mary Mcaleese To March Alongside LGBTI+ Young People At Dublin Pride   Friday, June 29th, 2018 Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone and Former President of Ireland, Dr Mary McAleese will march alongside hundreds of LGBTI+ young people at the Dublin Pride Parade tomorrow. BeLonG To Youth Services and Youth Work Ireland […]

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BeLonG To Announces New Mental Health Youth Campaign Supported by Bank of Ireland

BeLonG To Announces New Mental Health Youth Campaign Supported by Bank of Ireland   Thursday, June 28th, 2018 The campaign will aim to promote a more positive ‘help-seeking’ attitude across the LGBTI+  youth community for those struggling with mental health problems.   BeLonG To Youth Services the national organisation supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) youth, has announced […]

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BeLonG To marks International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

BeLonG To marks International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia   Thursday, May 17th 2018 On today, International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB) BeLonG To Youth Services calls for an end to the prejudice and bullying LGBTI+ young people face daily. Students are still reporting high levels of LGBTI+ bullying in Irish secondary schools. 70% of young LGBTI+ people […]

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BeLonG To Youth Services Welcomes Relationships And Sexuality Education Review

Statement BeLonG To Youth Services Welcomes Relationships And Sexuality Education Review Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 “We are delighted that Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) is being reviewed to reflect the needs of young people in Ireland today, including our LGBTI+ young people. For too long information about same sex relationships, safe sex and LGBTI+ matters has been taught in just […]

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Office Closure

Due to severe weather conditions our office is closed Wednesday, February 28th and Thursday, March 1st. All groups are cancelled during this time period. If you need support, the Samaritans provides confidential, non-judgemental support 24 hours a day at 116 123. Pieta House also offers free support to individuals self harming or thinking of suicide. Freephone 1800 247 247 The […]

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