Q42 news article


Thursdays @ 4:30

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

With a focus on emotional health and wellbeing, the Q42 Project is a safe and social space for LGBTQ+ young people to: explore and express their LGBTQ+ identities; work on creative projects and activities; create awareness and advocacy outreach campaigns; go on trips and film screenings; and collaborate with other Manchester based organisations (including BBC, Gaydio and Royal Exchange Theatre).

We've created a full LGBTQ+ hub you can check out too

What people say about the Q42 group
“This has given me the opportunity to meet more people and socialise!”
“I’ve made loads of new friends”
“I felt I was hiding my sexuality but now I’m happy with who I am”

If you’d like to get involved you can email connect@42ndstreet.org.uk and we’ll give you all the info you need!

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. 

A peer support group for Care Leavers aged 16-25 with a focus on completing research into how mental health services could be improved.

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

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