• 2003 - 2005

    Youth Work, Youth Work, Youth Work, & our first awareness campaign and schools work


    2003: BeLonG To Youth Project Opens in March and shortly thereafter the name BeLonG To is adopted. BeLonG To has one full time youth worker working in the project as numbers accessing the project climb.

    2004: So Gay! Campaign was the first national LGBT youth awareness campaign. It was supported by the Equality Authorty, The Institute of Guidance Counsellors and Léargas.

    2005: SPHE Teacher Training – BeLonG To worked with the Social Personal and Health Education support service to develop designated training for teachers on working with LGBT young people. This training was then rolled out around the country.

    2005: Second Youth Worker commences work within the project increasing capacity and facilitating more interaction with young people.