IS BYOU+ FREE?
BYOU+ SOCIAL GROUPS & SUPPORT IS FREE. MONEY RAISED FROM WIGAN PRIDE,
WHY IS THEIR A SOCIAL GROUP?
The social group offers LGBTQ+ adults in the borough, a safe, welcoming atmosphere to help bring the community together. It is a great opportunity to meet new LGBTQ+ people and make friends as well as get involved and make a difference locally within the borough.
I'M UNDER 18 WHERE SHOULD I GO?
For those aged 13 - 19 there is Wigan Council's LGBT youth group - BYOU. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If the young person is below the age of 13 we can support however a referral is required i.e through a family member, legal guardian or teacher.
WHAT HAPPENS AT SOCIAL GROUPS?
I DON'T NEED SUPPORT, CAN I STILL COME ALONG TO THE SOCIAL GROUPS?
Yes, of course. Our social groups don't focus on support, however support can be accessed at our social groups.
WHAT SUPPORT CAN I ACCESS?
I'M NOT OPEN ABOUT MY SEXUALITY AND GENDER IDENTITY AND WORRIED THAT I MAY BE OUTED?
BYOU+ is committed to being inclusive and respectful of peoples confidentiality, our policy ensures that members & staff do not share personal information about other members without consent. This maybe breached ONLY by staff if safeguarding requires to do so.
I'M OVER 50 YEARS OLD, CAN I COME TO THE SOCIAL GROUPS?
Yes, the great thing about BYOU+ is we welcome people of all ages.
HOW MUCH DOES TRAINING COST?
We have an array of training and workshops that can be catered specifically for our clients. To request a quote please contact us. Our standard SAGA session rates start from £10 per person. (Minimum booking of 6 people).
I WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND A TRAINING SESSION?
Occasionally we will host training sessions that people are welcome to sign up to. You can also request a training session through your employer, we can also contact them on your behalf anonymously.
IS THE TRAINING YOU PROVIDE CERTIFIED BY A CERTIFICATION BODY?
Currently, our training isn't certified however evidence you have under-gone training is provided and recognised by Wigan Council.
I CAN'T FIND THE ANSWER I'M LOOKING FOR?
Please feel free to contact us with your query. We aim to respond within 48hours. If it's an emergency please try calling us on 07399566180 or 07399566181.