FOCUS: The Identity Trust provides support to transgender and intersex people and their families. Our members have been delivering targeted support, education and awareness training since the early nineties. Since 2011 we have been lobbying government locally, nationally and across Europe to achieve equal rights in healthcare, education, employment, housing and the judiciary in every aspect of life.
Our Mission Statement is:“ FOCUS: THE IDENTITY TRUST exists to provide social, educational and recreational activities for Transgender and Intersex individuals people in Northern Ireland and the Border Counties of the Republic of Ireland who have been referred to it by a Gender Identity Service or Registered Medical Practitioner.
The Trust will endeavour to provide a safe welcoming environment for all its members.Additionally the Trust exists to promote the development of educational information and advice on Transgender and Intersex issues in Northern Ireland, in regard to health, employment, housing , legal and general education issues within Northern Ireland and the Bordering counties of the Republic of Ireland in so far as they affect Transgender and Intersex individuals and their families.”