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Who we are

Cara-Friend is an organisation dedicated to supporting, empowering, educating, and offering friendship to everyone in the LGBT community. [Read more]

What we do

We offer support through our different services including LGBT Switchboard NI, Cara-Friend LGBT Youth, Family Ties Project and through our free counselling services [Read more]

How to get involved

There are numerous ways to get involved with our organisation through our Befriending Scheme, community groups, or by becoming a volunteer. [Read more]
LATEST NEWS FROM CARA-FRIEND

Educating the Educators Dates Announced

Educating the Educators Dates Announced

Educating the Educators is a training session for all professionals and volunteers who work with young people in Northern Ireland. It is designed to make participants’

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Cara-Friend Regional Groups Set to Return

Cara-Friend Regional Groups Set to Return

Cara-Friend is delighted to announce the return of its LGBT Youth Regional Groups over the coming weeks. The first group to return is Cookstown Cara-Friend LGBT

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New Partnership with ShoutOut

New Partnership with ShoutOut

We at Cara-Friend are delighted to announce a new partnership with ShoutOut, which will see our work in schools much enhanced and extended over the coming

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Wheelworks Exhibition Launch

Wheelworks Exhibition Launch

Cara-Friend LGBT Youth Belfast took part in an eight-week creative arts programme from January-March, facilitated by Wheelworks. The focus was on representation in media and LGBT

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OUR GROUPS AND SERVICES
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Do you need to talk to someone about your sexuality? Perhaps you feel isolated, or maybe just want to know...Read More
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The aim of the Family Ties Project is to provide practical advice and support to parents who are perhaps... Read More
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Cara-Friend Youth is Northern Ireland's largest LGBTQ youth group providing a forum for support, personal development and...Read More

Upcoming Events

Feb
28
Tue
2017
1:00 pm LGBT Switchboard NI
LGBT Switchboard NI
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
On Monday to Friday, from 1pm to 4pm, LGBT Switchboard NI operates it’s helpline and online chat support service. Call the Switchboard on 0808 8000 390, orRead More
Mar
1
Wed
2017
1:00 pm LGBT Switchboard NI
LGBT Switchboard NI
Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
On Monday to Friday, from 1pm to 4pm, LGBT Switchboard NI operates it’s helpline and online chat support service. Call the Switchboard on 0808 8000 390, orRead More
Mar
2
Thu
2017
1:00 pm LGBT Switchboard NI
LGBT Switchboard NI
Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
On Monday to Friday, from 1pm to 4pm, LGBT Switchboard NI operates it’s helpline and online chat support service. Call the Switchboard on 0808 8000 390, orRead More
If you are distressed or require immediate help and support out-of-hours, please contact Lifeline on 0808 808 8000. Lines open 24/7.
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