LGBTQIA+ Resources

National LGBTQIA+ Helplines

National LGBT Helpline - 1800 929 539
Monday to Thursday: 6:30pm to 10:00pm, Fridays: 4:00pm to 10:00pm, Weekends: 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Online Chat:
Out of Hours: Call the Samaritans on 116 123 24/7 365 days a year

Transgender Family Support Line - 01 907 3707
Sundays, 6pm to 9pm and Tuesdays, 10am to 12pm
Out of Hours: Call the Samaritans on 116 123 24/7 365 days a year

Gay Switchboard Ireland
Confidential telephone support service. Listening, support, and information are provided to all callers in a non- directive or judgmental way. The service is available to the LGBT community, their parents, families and friends, and to anyone who has concerns relating to sexuality, including HIV/AIDS related enquiries.
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Call: 01 872 1055

Gender Identity Family Support Line
Volunteer-led listening and support service for families of trans and gender non-conforming people in Ireland. The Gender Identity Family Support Line is an initiative of Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) and LGBT Ireland.
The line is open from 6-9pm on the second and fourth Sunday of the month. Call: 01 907 3707

24/7 Anonymous Text Support
If you need support about any type of crisis, you can chat in confidence, 24/7 with a trained crisis volunteer over text. Connect with a trained volunteer who will listen to you and help you move towards feeling better. Here’s how the support service works:
Text LGBTI+ to 086 1800 280 anytime when you need support. Standard SMS rates may apply.