COVID-19 UPDATES

Information about our young people's and parents/carers service during the COVID-19 disruption and shutdowns [Last updated: 27/08/2020]

SAYiT is now operating online due to the current Covid-19 situation. We are still open and are still here for all LGBT+ young people.

We are unable to hold groups at Scotia Works until at least January 2021. This means that Prism and Fruitbowl will continue to run virtually until at least the end of December 2020.

All youth groups are being held on the same day but with slightly different timings and now held virtually. We are sending out Zoom links for these to be accessed. Our empowerment and action groups are being postponed until it is feasible to plan gatherings again.

However, we hope to run some face-to-face meet ups over the next few months on an ad hoc basis, we will let you know the details of these once they are booked in.

We are still taking new referrals and these can be organised by e-mailing info@sayit.org.uk

All school work is postponed until schools are open as normal

Further updates will be posted on this page, please check back for latest information.

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