COVID-19 UPDATES

Information about our young people's and parents/carers service during the COVID-19 disruption and shutdowns [Last updated: 26/07/21]

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

Our under 18 Fruibtowl group is now back to weekly face to face groups

Our over 18 Prism group is alternating fortnightly between face to face and online delivery.

We are still taking new referrals. These can be organised by e-mailing us or calling the office.
Due to the high number of referrals at the moment, it will around 2 weeks before we can arrange an initial meeting.

The Parent and Carer group is now taking place monthly in Sheffield city centre. Please email us to be added to the Parent and Carer mailing list.

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

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