Support Services & Helplines

Dublin

Gay Men’s Health Service,
Outhouse, 105 Capel St, Dublin 1.

Telephone: 01 873 4932 // Website: www.gmhs.ie

 

Outreach Team:
The Gay Men’s Health Service Outreach Team can answer any of your questions or information needs on sexual health, HIV, STIs, Drugs & Alcohol, PEP, PrEP, Testing, Counselling, Support and Community.

 

Personal Development Course:
The Personal Development Course is for gay and bisexual men and men who have sex with men (MSM). The overall aim of the course is to help you become more aware of yourself and improve your self-esteem and assertiveness. Personal development is all about making positive changes in your life and improving your health and wellbeing. The course is run over 6 weeks on a Tuesday evening starting at 6.30pm in Outhouse LGBT Community Centre, 105 Capel St., Dublin 1. This is a free service. Contact info@outhouse.ie or telephone 01-8734932.

 

HIV Ireland,
70 Eccles Street, Dublin 7.

Telephone: 01 8733799 // Website: www.hivireland.ie

 

HIV Ireland provides support, information and advocacy services to people living with HIV and their families and caregivers including: advocacy & mediation, referral services, social welfare information, one-to-one support, counselling, HIV/sexual health/harm reduction information and support to non-sector agency professionals encountering people living with HIV or at-risk clients.

 

BelongTo Youth Services,
Parliament House, 13 Parliament Street, Dublin 2.

Telephone: 01 670 6223 // Website: www.belongto.org

 

Details of all of BelongTo’s nationwide groups for lesbian, gay, bisexual & trans young people can be found in the groups section of their website. This section includes the meeting times, locations and contact details for each group.

 

Outhouse LGBT Centre,
Outhouse, 105 Capel St, Dublin 1.

Telephone: 01 873 4932 // Website: www.outhouse.ie

 

Gold is a Peer Support Group for gay men who are 55+.   The group meets in the café for tea, cake and chats every Wednesday afternoon.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Please note AA meetings arenot exclusively LGBT. 
AA meets Friday at 8pm and Sunday at 6.30pm. 

 

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a non-profit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. The group consists of recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. Please note NA meetings arenot exclusively LGBT. 
NA meets Thursday at 7:00pm.

 

Gay Switchboard Ireland,
Outhouse, 105 Capel St, Dublin 1.

Email: ask@gayswitchboard.ie // Telephone: 01 872 1055 // Online Chat: www.gayswitchboard.ie

 

Gay Switchboard Ireland is Ireland’s longest running support service for the LGBT+ community. LGBT+ volunteers are available 7 days a week on phone, email and online chat to offer confidential listening, support and information. Monday to Friday: 6:30pm – 9pm, Saturday: 2pm – 6pm, Sunday & Bank Holidays: 4pm – 6pm.
The Married Men’s Group is a peer support group for men who are, or have been, married or in a long term opposite sex relationship and who identify as gay, bisexual or feel attracted to other men. The peer support group offers a space for men to talk openly and confidentially with other men about similar experiences. The group meets on the first Thursday of each month & is facilitated by experienced volunteers who are professionally trained in group work. Meetings run from 7pm (tea/coffee & one to one support for new members) with the facilitated session from 730pm until 9pm at 70 Eccles St, Dublin 7.

 

HSE HIV,
Drugs & Alcohol Helpline, Outhouse, 105 Capel St, Dublin 1.

Email: helpline@hse.ie // Telephone: 1800 459 459 // Online Chat: www.hse.ie/go/drugshivhelpline

 

The HSE HIV, Drugs & Alcohol Helpline provides support, information, guidance and referral to anyone with a question or concern related to drug and alcohol use and/or HIV and sexual health.
Opening hours are Monday to Friday, 9.30am and 5.30pm.

 

LGBT Helpline
Telephone: 1890 929 539 // Online Chat: www.lgbt.ie

 

LGBT+ volunteers are available 7 days a week on phone and online chat to offer confidential listening, support and information.

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