Family Ties is a peer and social support group for parents, guardians and family members of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. This is a partnership project between Cara-Friend and The Rainbow Project. The group meets regularly each month and aims to provide support to parents, guardians and family members around issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity. The group have produced a booklet in 2008 which helps parents guardians and family members to better understand issues around sexual orientation. Family Ties also provides a befriending service for new members of the group.