LGBTQ+ Health Inclusion Project – Self-Advocacy Workshops

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LGBTQ+ Health Inclusion Project

The LGBTQ+ Health Inclusion Project run by Advonet, CHANGE and Yorkshire MESMAC are running two sets of self-advocacy workshops.

The first is for LGBTQ+ people with learning disabilities.

The second is for LGBTQ+ people who are autistic or have mental health difficulties.

Each group will have six sessions, one every week.

They aim to help you do two things:

  1. Learn skills to help you speak up about your rights.
  2. Helps you to get involved in the health services you use.

The courses are free to attend.

You can download information on these workshops in Easy Read format here…

Course for adults with learning disabilities

The self-advocacy workshop for LGBTQ+ people with learning disabilities is every Wednesday from 11:00am to 3:00pm. It takes place at Yorkshire MESMAC’s office.

It is at this address: Yorkshire MESMAC, 22/23 Blayds Yard, Leeds, LS1 4AD

Here are the dates:

  • 7 August
  • 14 August
  • 21 August
  • 28 August
  • 4 September
  • 11 September

These sessions will have a lunch break.

Course for autistic adults and adults with mental health difficulties

The self-advocacy workshop for LGBTQ+ autistic people and people with mental health difficulties is every Tuesday from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

It takes place at Phoenix Health and Wellbeing in Leeds City Centre.

It is at this address: Phoenix Health & Wellbeing, Lower Ground Floor, 30 Park Place Leeds LS1 2SP

Here are the dates:

  • 6 August
  • 13 August
  • 20 August
  • 27 August
  • 3 September
  • 10 September

Book your place

If you would like to book on the course, please contact us. You can either email our team at or call our office on 0113 244 0606.

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2019-07-24T15:13:23+00:00 24th July 2019|0 Comments

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