Cara-Friend has been serving and empowering the LGBTQI+ community in Northern Ireland since 1974. We provide
LGBTQI+ Inclusive Business Charter
LGBTQI+ Youth Services
Trans Specific Youth Services
Advocacy, Campaigning, Policy and Volunteering
Family Support Project
LGBTQI+ Awareness Training
LGBTQI+ Inclusive Schools’ Charter & Education Services
LGBTQI+ Switchboard / Helpline
LGBTQI+ Domestic Abuse Support
LGBTQI+ Community Development Services & Events
LGBTQI+ Mental Health & Mindfulness Project
All of the services we provide are completely confidential.
If you think we can help you, your family, your organisation, or anyone else, please do contact us!
MEET THE TEAM
Our team works towards a better Northern Ireland for LGBTQI+ people, which celebrates diversity and inclusion.
Adam MurrayCommunity Development Manager
Lee CullenHead of Youth Services
Joanne McParlandEducation & Training Manager
John KivlahanFundraising & Development Manager
Niall CrosseyRegional Development Youth Officer
Lily SmythFinance Officer/Helpline Development Officer
Amelia ClarkeTrans, Non-binary and Gender Diverse Youth Officer
Maria Ghianni-WilkinsonSouth-East Regional Development Youth Officer
Kim McCluskeyAdmin Officer
Ryan JohnstonYouth Projects Officer
Djinn GallagherMindfulness & Mental Health Officer
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Matt LeebodyChair of the Board
If you are distressed or require help and support out-of-hours, please contact Lifeline on 0808 808 8000. Lines open 24/7
WORK FOR CARA-FRIEND
There are no current job vacancies at this time…..
However, we periodically have vacancies for volunteering positions.