POUT is a long established group for young people in the Chorley and South Ribble areas who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or are questioning their sexuality or gender identity. It’s part of the Lancashire County Council Children & Family Wellbeing Service. The group meets most Wednesday evenings at a venue in Leyland. The age range is 13-19 and the group is staffed by qualified young people’s workers. For more information please email email@example.com or telephone the Youth Zone in South Ribble on 01772 426858
LGBT youth group for young people aged 11 (at high school) – 17 years. It is held at Inspire Youth Zone, Chorley and it is by invitation only, on a Sunday evening. Any young people visiting would have to be signed up members of the youth zone.
For further information and to request an invitation please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A safe environment in which family members of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans young people can meet together, share experiences and find peer support. To join, please contact Louise at UR Potential.
HORIZON LGB&T, 102 Dickson Road, Blackpool, hold an exclusive sexual health clinic for men who have sex with men. The clinic is held from 5.30pm until 8pm every Tuesday (except public holidays), or by appointment at any other time, Monday to Friday. To make an appointment call 01253 311431, or Drop in on a Tuesday evening where no appointment is required.
The clinic is a drop in service for both cisgender and transgender men who have sex with men, over the age of 18. Facilitated by Sexual Health Practitioners from HORIZON under the guidance of Blackpool Sexual Health Services
Attendees at the clinic will receive a non-invasive sexual health screen to test for prolific Sexually Transmitted Infections and Blood Born Viruses.
The clinic adopts a non-invasive testing procedure and therefore attendees will only be completing urine testing, Throat Swab** and Finger Prick blood test.
Some results are available instantly, with others supplied by Blackpool Sexual health Services within 14 days.
**In some cases clients will be asked to self-swab
Benefits from the M2M Clinic:
Out of hours service
Discreet and confidential
Non Evasive Screening
Testing for Chlamydia
Testing for Gonorrhoea
Instant result HIV Testing
Instant Result Syphilis Testing
Post and Pre-test counselling
Instant access into sexual health support
FREE Condoms and Lube
Advice on PreP