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We offer the following services for people in the area of Orientation:

One to one support.
GOSHH offers one on one support for individuals. This service can be used to answer any questions you might have about sexual orientation. One on one support can also help people build confidence about their own sexual orientation.

Family support
GOSHH facilitates family support for parents of LGBT children both in a peer setting and one on one.

Peer support for over 18s
A peer is someone who is in similar circumstances to yourself. GOSHH facilitates two peer support groups for LGBT people.

The YAs

 

The YAs – Tuesday Nights 17.30- 19.00. This Group is for LGBT people aged 18-24.

 


The Outlet Rainbow

The Outlet – Tuesday Nights 19.30 – 21.00. This Group is for LGBT people aged 25 and above.

 

Both groups meet at the GOSHH Centre, 18 Davis Street, Limerick. Fore more details about either of these groups please contact Patrick McElligott, LGBT Support Project Worker on 061 314354 or email lgbt@goshh.ie

Youth group for under 18’s
This group empowers young people through education and raising awareness around sexual, emotional and mental health issues that are of relevance to them and their peers. GOSHH aims to empower young people through educational workshops. Topics may include mental health & emotional wellbeing, LGBT Rights, Gender Expression, Sexual Health and the law in Ireland & religion.
The group meets on Thursday evenings from 17.30-18.30 at the GOSHH Centre, 18 Davis Street, Limerick.
For more details about this group please contact Rachel Newland, Youth Worker on 061 314354 or email youth@goshh.ie

Peer networks
We can provide contact with other peers, where available, in order to support people with questions about sexual orientation.

Information
GOSHH provides information to individuals about sexual orientation. This includes information Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Straight as well as other sexual orientations. This also includes topics such as stereotyping, sexual health, safer sex practices and events in the region.

Counselling
Counselling and Psychotherapy provides individuals with an opportunity to explore issues and concerns in a safe non-judgmental, confidential environment and enables them to manage their lives more effectively. For more information click here

Health promotion
GOSHH supports individuals to maintain wellness in their lives through provision of information in person and in print. This includes sexual health, safer sex practices and mental health.


Helpline

GOSHH facilitates a confidential helpline which can be reached at (061) 316666