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


18-24 This group is designed to help young people who have long standing difficulties with their feelings and relationships.

The Change Ambassadors are a group for young people aged 13 to 25 to advocate for youth voice and make positive change. 

Jet 42 is a weekly peer support group for Black and mixed-Black-heritage young men aged 16-25 to explore and improve their mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Join the Creative Collective, a supportive group for 18-25 year olds to explore art and creativity in all its forms.

02 July 2021

We believe arts and creativity offer loads of benefits and can help support wellbeing as a way to reflect, express yourself and share your unique talent.

A range of training workshops are available for a variety of needs

A research project into the mental health of care experienced young people in Greater Manchester

A creative drop in session to meet the team, try out different art materials and techniques and get to know more about The Horsfall and what’s on.

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