Qhere is a weekly safe space for 18 – 25 year old LGBT youth that umbrellas the LGBT Jigsaw youth group, the Work-Ready program and the Thrive project. This is brought in partnership with Stonewall Housing and Centrepoint, at 54 Dean Street Soho.
The programme runs every Monday evening all year, each week alternates a different topic, theme or project. The first few weeks will be concentrating on building a comfortable safe space, regular attendance and engagement and then a full program break down will be published.
Youth group themes include:
Coming out and identity:
- Substance misuse
- Healthy relationships
- LGBT Sexual health
The work-ready program includes:
- Managing mental health and work
- CV, cover letter and interview skills
- Managing benefits while working
- Dressing for work – mind, body and soul
The Thrive program includes:
- Discussing LGBT social justice and change
- LGBT history
- Training to become an LGBT ambassador
- How to develop your own projects and fundraisers
Sarah Webb and Cat Haldane will be running the project alongside a number of volunteers and ADHOC specialist facilitators.
Referrals or self referrals accepted with the form attached to be returned to Qhere@lgbtjigsaw.net
Or just drop in