An LGBT group in Galway that advocates for LGBT people in the area. They run the Teach Solais resource centre, which is a drop-in location for LGBT people, with tea and coffee, a library, and space to meet other LGBT people. They also run health screening clinics, an LGBT helpline, and peer support groups. They may also be able to tell you about other services available in the area.
An information, advocacy and referral organisation for Refugees and Asylum seekers. It is a project of Crosscare, the Social Care Agency of the Dublin Archdiocese. Information, advice and advocacy is offered on a range of issues, including housing, social welfare supports, education, health and well-being, integration support, including a women’s group. The information service is open 5 days a week, 10am to 4pm.
Depression support service, not specific to LGBT community. Phone and email service, and list of support groups on website.
24/7 free phone support service for anyone experiencing mental health issues. Their office is also open 10am-10pm for in-person contact.
Helpline run by women for all members of the LGBTQ community. Phone line open Monday and Thursday 6:30-9pm.
Telephone support service for LGBT people, families and friends. Run by trained and friendly volunteers. Phone line open Monday-Friday 6:30-9pm, Saturday 2-6pm, Sunday 4-6pm. Drop in service on Saturdays. Online messaging service available on their website.
General health clinic for gay men, specialising in STI and HIV testing and other health services specific to male sexuality. Monday 2-4pm STI and HIV testing clinic for those with no symptoms who would like a check-up. Tuesday and Wednesday from 4:30pm STI testing clinic for those with symptoms or concerns. All are first come first served so the earlier you get there the better. All services, testing and treatments are free. They also have free condoms and lube.
Rapid HIV testing done by finger-prick and with results on the spot. Run in community spaces by volunteers, fully respecting privacy and confidentiality and free of judgement.
HIV Ireland – free HIV and STI testing on second and fourth Wednesday of each month, from 1pm. Free treatment if needed.
Casual relaxed bar. Used to be a dedicated LGBT bar but was bought and changed, but still mostly LGBT people there.