SMILY LGBT Youth Project

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Address:
Sligo, Ireland
General Details
Contact position: Youth Worker
Service / Organisation: North Connaught Youth & Community Services
0894820330
Description of main activities / services for children and families: The group offers weekly meetings run by LGBT young people for young people as far as possible. We offer a welcoming environment, where young people can be themselves. We aim to encourage, participation in weekly meetings and other group events. We aim to work with other community and youth based organisations.
Description:

SMILY aims to provide a safe, fun and accepting environment, where young LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered) people can be themselves. The group gives an opportunity for young people to socialise with other like-minded young people, develop friendships and access information and support.

Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Sligo town and environs
  • Sligo - north
  • Sligo - south, east and west
The group meets in Sligo town.
Where service is provided
Where service is provided:
  • Service provided at above address
Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Free
How to access the service
How to access the service (referral pathways) :
  • People can self-refer / access the service directly (without the need for a referral)
  • Parents / guardians can refer
  • Through other community / voluntary service
Parental permission needed
Do young people need parental permission to use your service? :
  • Under-18s need parental permission
  • Under-16s need parental permission
Age-range catered for
Age-range catered for:
  • Post-primary school age (13-18 years approx.)
  • Young adults (18-24 years)
 
 

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