2BU-Somerset

Back in 2003, in Wells, Somerset, 2BU began as a youth group for gay lads, with the aim of providing a safe space where we could say it's okay ‘to be you’ and where with support, those who attended would become comfortable with their sexuality and gain confidence from others like them, as well as being able to seek advice and guidance around issues relevant to their situation. Since it began the group has extended its reach to lesbian, bisexual and transgender young people. In 2007 the group had attracted young people from different parts of the county and so we moved the group to Taunton as generally it has a good bus and train service (Yeah we know the cuts have affected this!) The group was founded by Andrew, who now works in Public Health but continues to run the group with Lisa a qualified youth worker. Lisa is also our outreach worker and is able to offer support to young people outside the group and can meet at school/college or at a place the young person feels safe (like a coffee shop) Andrew and Lisa can be contacted for advice or support by young people, parents /carers or teachers. Our details can be found in the 'Contact us' section of our website.

Services provided for: 
Young People
Key areas of work: 
Advice/Information
Advocacy
Befriending/1:1
Counselling
Education
Gender
Self-help/Support Group
Sexual Health
Social Group
Training
Area of operation
South West
Town
Contact details
Meeting times: 
Wednesdays 6pm-8pm

 

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Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 11:00 to 17:00
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Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:30