Professionals Where To Get Support

The Barnardo’s Positive Identities Service provides support to children and young people, through targeted 1:1 sessions, youth groups, school workshops and family sessions.

We provide support in the following areas:

  • Exploration of gender identity and/or sexuality, supporting children & young people to feel confident and proud of their identity
  • Emotional health and wellbeing support for LGBTQ young people
  • Empowering families to support children and other family members around their identity
  • Restorative sessions for young people who have themselves used discriminative language or engaged in homophobic, biphobic or transphobic (HBT) bullying.

If you feel like a young person would benefit from support in any of the above areas, or think we could help them in another way related to their gender identity and/or sexuality, please complete the form below.

Before returning this form, please ensure:

  • The child/young person meets essential criteria 1 and 2 as well as specific needs of the child/young person is identified
  • You have the child and/or parent’s consent for this referral – signatures are required
  • The risk assessment section of the form has been completed

To discuss your referral please call our team on 0113 239 5585

Please return your completed form by secure email to positive.identities@barnardos.org.uk or by recorded delivery to:

Positive Identities Service
Barnardo’s
Rockford House
Low Lane
Leeds
LS18 5QW

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