Cloud 42 news article

Cloud 42

Cloud 42 is our group for care experienced young people aged between 16 and 25


Introducing CLOUD 42: a remarkable group of young individuals aged 16 to 25, who not only share the experience of being in the care system but also harness their collective power to make a positive impact in their lives and the lives of others. As a peer support group, they provide a safe space for one another, offering a shoulder to lean on and a listening ear, knowing that their shared experiences create a unique bond of understanding.

CLOUD42 engages in social activism, advocating for the rights and wellbeing of care experienced people everywhere and working to create a more inclusive society.

Within their activism, they have completed an insightful research piece. They shed light on the challenges faced by care-experienced individuals, identifying gaps in support and areas for improvement.


What we are currently doing:

  • Creating a comprehensive training package for professionals to understand better how to support Care Leavers.
  • Peer to Peer support sessions including snacks and games!
  • Planning and going on activities, ranging from Build a bear to cinemas/bowling etc.

(you name it, we’ll consider it- within reason)


Day, time and venue for the group: Tuesdays 4-6 in Horsfall Top Floor

Name of workers who facilitate the group: Sarah Lennox with support from peer facilitator Neelam

Currently no wait to join!

To join use the SIGN UP button or CLICK HERE



A therapeutic group to build on confidence and self-esteem

This group is weekly peer support group for ALL young Black or Black heritage Women (inclusive of trans black women and non-binary young people) aged 13-17 to explore and improve their mental health and wellbeing.

A group gathering outdoors to explore the 5 pathways to nature connection.

There will be solo time out in nature, nature-based activities/crafts and some fireside sharing.

04 May 2023

The Music group is a chance to benefit from the therapeutic qualities of music

Do you identify as LGBTQ+? Are you questioning or exploring your sexuality or gender identity?

Do you want to join in with groups, opportunities and get information on all things LGBTQ+ in and around 42nd Street and Greater Manchester?

A peer support group with social, therapeutic and creative elements for young women aged 16-25. 


Queer culture meets wellbeing peer support in a weekly group for LGBTQ+ people aged 13-18. 

A space for young people aged 13-25 to get together and explore different ways of expressing themselves, through movement. 

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