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Breakout Youth is an independent charity (no. 1147556) based in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. We offer a confidential support service for young people aged 13 to 21, who are lgbtq or unsure of their sexuality or gender identity.
Address:
Breakout Youth 35 The Avenue
Southampton
Hampshire
SO17 1XN
England
Email:
Phone:
02380 224 224
Mobile:
07909 373041

Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information:

Location

Southampton, South East England.

 

Support for

Trans and non-binary Youth ages 13 to 21



Information

Breakout Youth was set up in Southampton in 1993 as a full-time project run by Southampton City Council, in response to the dangers faced by LGBT youth at the time.  The service offered a youth group, one to one support, counselling, and training for other professionals. As well as supporting young people, Breakout Youth also supports the campaign against homophobia and transphobia in the local area and beyond.

In 2011, due to financial constraints on Southampton City Council, No Limits , a Hampshire based charity supporting young people from 13 to 21 years, agreed to host Breakout Youth in order to allow us to continue to offer the invaluable work we provide.

Breakout Youth became a charity in its own right  in May 2012. In 2013 members made history by creating footage showing what it is like to be LGBT and young in the 21st century. This material was then inducted into Hampshire Archives; the first ever LGBT material to be listed in Hampshire records.

Our Youth Groups are run by a mixture of youth workers and volunteers. All are highly skilled and are trained to a high standard in order to provide safe, confidential advice and support to LGBT young people like you.

 

We offer regular youth groups meetings in the following areas:

Basingstoke – alternate Tuesdays – 7pm - 9pm

Eastleigh – alternate Wednesdays – 7pm - 9pm

Southampton – every Thursday – 7pm - 9pm

Isle of Wight– alternate Wednesdays – 6.30pm - 8.30pm

 

Facebook Page: Facebook

Twitter: @Breakout_Youth

 

Information checked and confirmed: 04/07/16

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