About The Gap
Meets every Friday, 6-8pm
in the Clapham Junction area. Please note we do not advertise our address in order to help our group feel safe. For details of our venue please get in touch!
The GAP Youth Club offers a safe, social space for LGBTQ+ young people to meet up, providing:
- access to group activities and workshops
The Gap is delivered in partnership between Wandsworth Council Youth Service and Free2B Alliance:
- Siobhan: Emotional wellbeing advisor
Well done to our amazing Jack Petchey winners. Their award funds will be used to make this year's prom, bigger & better than ever before!!!
Gap Summer Film project
Take a look at the bloopers reel above to see some of the laughs we had making our film ‘Freaky Gay Friday’!
What goes on at The Gap?
We have all the youth club equipment that you'd want at The Gap: Pool tables, table tennis, table football and we also have a Wii with some hectic, loud and fun games! As well as a DVD player if we’re in the mood for a film night.
Some weeks we have a themed activity such as a team building challenge and other weeks all the games are in use with some members getting involved and others choosing just to sit back, relax and enjoy the entertainment.
We also run workshops and activities based on what our members have asked for: we’ve had a self defence lesson, sex and relationship information, debate nights, guest speakers and fancy dress nights.
We always welcome suggestions from our members, so if you have a hobby or interest that you think other members would enjoy too, just let us know and we’ll do our best to deliver!
Comments from Gap members and parents
It might seem a little over dramatic or cliché, but the GAP really did change my life, the people, the support, the friendly place to just unwind and forget about everything else going on in your life, to think that I may not have met the people I’ve met and got the support that I really needed, and I’m not the only one who feels this way!
Its safe and it’s a fun place and the people are nice & friendly
Its changed my life way too much to put into words, I don’t think even the volunteers realize how much they are changing peoples lives and the amount they are moulding us into such better, healthier (both physically and mentally), people! Thank you!
Thank you for being such a star
Our daughter has already found the Gap really great
She so enjoyed last week: the activities but mostly just hanging out with others!
Sincerely, we are grateful to you and your team and all the youngsters at the Gap for making our daughter feel so welcome and for giving her the opportunity to feel part of something with which she can really identify.
Contact us by phone, text or email:
Mobile: 07884 425 408
- 28th April: Creative writing
- 5th May: Guest speaker from the Albert Kennedy Trust
- 19th May: Monthly Art Therapy
- 26th May: Get your glad rags on folks...its that time again... LGBTQ+ PROM!!!
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