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Darlington ARQ LGBT+ Social Support Groups


Darlington ARQ now have the following social support groups available:

Introducing their Peer Support Groups

•        All groups are facilitated by their volunteers

•        Additional support from a duty Counsellor

•        Refreshments available

•        Free Wi-Fi

•        Groups are mainly peer led with some scheduled activities

•        All groups run within their offices in the Cornmill Centre; the full address is: Darlington ARQ, Cornmill Shopping Centre, Priestgate, Darlington, DL1 1LT 


LGBT+ peer support groups for young young people up to the age of 18

Runs: Every Saturday 1pm to 5pm

Facebook link for group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/206279830314529/?source_id=2096744707032590


For young Bisexual and Pansexual People up to 21

Runs: Mondays 3.30pm to 5.30 pm

Facebook link for group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/845199372529630/?source_id=2096744707032590

LGBT+ Adults

Peer Support Group for LGBT+ Adults.

Runs: Every Sunday 1pm to 4pm

Facebook link for group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2384072998305675/?source_id=2096744707032590

Trans. Peer Support

Peer support group for Trans. people of all ages.

Runs: Every Sunday 10am till 1pm

Facebook link for group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/360649321290492/?source_id=2096744707032590

LGBT+ Parents

Peers support group for parents/relatives/carers and guardians of LGBT+ people, and for LGBT+ people who are parents/carers/guardians.

Runs: Saturdays 10am to 1pm

Facebook link for group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/360649321290492/?source_id=2096744707032590








































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