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CAMRY – Cavan & Monaghan Rainbow Youth

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Contact Information
Phone: 087 2193904
Service Regions:
  • Cavan Town
  • Cavan - North
  • Cavan - South
  • Cavan - West
  • Cavan - East
  • Monaghan Town
  • Monaghan - Clones
  • Monaghan - Ballybay
  • Monaghan - Castleblayney
  • Monaghan - Carrickmacross
Contact Position: LGBTI+ Youth Development Officer for Cavan & Monaghan
Service Regions additional information:

Youth Clubs in Cavan & Monaghan towns, with one to one, parental & peer support available across the two counties.

Where service is provided (e.g. centre-based / outreach) :
  • Service provided at above address
  • Service provided at various locations throughout the area covered
Notes on where service is provided:

Youth clubs in Cavan & Monaghan town. the service is based at FOCUS Family Resource Centre, Killashandra, but the Youth Development Officer will travel to support the young person anywhere across the two counties.

Cost of service to user:
  • Free
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 schools
  • Through Tusla Child and Family Social Workers
  • Through other Tusla services (e.g. Education Welfare Service)
  • Through HSE services (e.g. Psychology, Speech & Language, Public Health Nurses, HSE Social Work / other HSE health professionals)
  • Through other community / voluntary services (e.g. Family Resource Centre / youth organisation / Sligo Social Services, etc.)
Notes on referrals to the service:

Self referral is possible, through any of the contacts listed.

Other agencies can refer by contacting us at 087 219 3904, and a follow up email to with any relevant information. While parental consent is preferable, the young persons safety and well-being is paramount and therefore parental consent is not required.

Do young people need parental permission to use your service?:
  • No parental permission required
Age-range catered for:
  • Pre-birth
  • Early years (0-6 years)
  • Primary school age (4-12 years approx.)
  • Post-primary school age (13-18 years approx.)
  • Young adults (18-24 years)
  • Adults (25-64 years)
  • Adults (65+ years)
  • Other (please specify)
Notes on age-range catered for:

While we are primarily a youth support service, we support families, schools & other agencies in providing support for young people throughout Cavan & Monaghan that identify as members of the LGBTI+ Community, or who may be questioning their sexuality and/or identity.

Description of main activities / services for children and families::

One to One, Family, and peer support and information. There are currently youth clubs running in Cavan & Monaghan towns, with parental support groups due to start in January/February 2020.

Do you specialise in any particular issue(s)?:

LGBTI+ Youth Support and Advocacy

Focus Family Resource Centre, Main Street, Portaliff Glebe, Killashandra, County Cavan, Ireland, Ireland

Cavan & Monaghan Rainbow Youth is an LGBTI+ Youth Support service, providing:

  • one to one support,
  • parent and caregiver support
  • sibling support
  • peer support
  • group support - through drop ins and youth cafés

We also provide support & training to Schools, Youth Services, Statutory bodies & government agencies around supporting LGBTI+ young people across the two counties

Want to be listed in our directory?

Services must:

Be based in Cavan/Monaghan or provide a service to children, young people or families
(0 to 24 years of age, plus pre-birth services) in Cavan/Monaghan
Be a state supported or not for profit service or agency
Be non-political and non-commercial
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