If you are like us, you believe that all children & young people deserve to feel heard, valued and connected to a community of people who support them.
It has been over 15 months since we went into our first lockdown. At Allsorts, this meant moving all of our specialist LGBT+ youth services online, with the help of our incredible supporters!
We are #StillProud, and this pride season, we are celebrating the inspirational LGBT+ children & young people we work with, who have overcome so much in the past year. We are asking if you can help us continue offering vital support services as we ease our way through Covid recovery.
This year, we have all faced unforeseeable challenges, and for many people this has included being isolated from our communities. At Allsorts, this has led to a sharp rise in the mental health challenges already faced by LGBT+ children & young people disproportionately, and the need for our services has grown. In March 2021, we surveyed 49 Allsorts young people to find out how they had been over the past 6 months;
Now more than ever, it is vital that our services remain accessible to all children & young people who need them, and with your help we can continue to provide safe and non-judgmental spaces for them to have fun, rebuild confidence and keep connected. In the same March 2021 survey with 49 Allsorts young people;
For charities across the UK, securing funding has become increasingly difficult and your donations are more critical and valued than ever. We understand that not everyone is in a position to give right now, but if you are, your donation will go directly to ensuring LGBT+ children & young people are listened to, connected and supported following what has been a turbulent year for all of us.
Thank you for your support
Established in 1999, Allsorts Youth Project is a Sussex-based charity that listens to, supports and connects children & young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or exploring their sexual orientation and/or gender identity (LGBT+).
We challenge exclusion, prejudice and discrimination in all areas of LGBT+ children & young people’s lives, whilst offering direct support with a three-pronged approach;