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We aim to ensure the provision of all services necessary to provide for the mental, physical and emotional health & wellbeing of the LGBTQ community in Northern Ireland. We walk beside our community in promoting and defending the dignity and equality of all.

Our staff and volunteers are based in Belfast LGBT Centre at 23-31 Waring Street, Belfast, BT1 2DX, and in Foyle LGBT Centre at Orlan House, 20 Strand Road, BT48 7AB.

Cara-Friend are the oldest and largest LGBTQ voluntary
organisation in Northern Ireland, having been established in 1974. Contact us about any of our services on (028)90890202 during office hours or email

LGBT Switchboard NI
Cara-Friend LGBTQ+ Youth Groups across N. Ireland
LGBT Awareness Training
Educating The Educators Training in Schools across NI for Staff and Pupils
ShoutOut Anti-Bullying Workshops
Policy, Lobbying & Advocacy

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