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Back in the Game: Supporting LGBTQ+ young people into education, employment or training

Are you aged 16-25 and living in Wales? Are you currently not in education, employment or training? If yes, apply to take part in our ‘Back in the Game’ programme!

Stonewall Cymru is working with the School of Hard Knocks to deliver a new empowerment programme for LGBTQ+ young people aged 16-25 to give you the confidence and skills to return education, employment or training.

We’ve created a digitally delivered empowerment programme to inspire and support LGBTQ+ young people. Each morning session is structured around three core elements: The Body, The Mind and The Future. Each core element will allow you to develop a growth mindset as you set a new direction for their future.

Workshops will also include:

  • How to set effective goals
  • How to look for opportunities
  • Interview skills
  • How to manage online image
  • How to be a star at work.

The programme will be delivered in English.

Where: The morning sessions will be delivered online.

When: The programme will be delivered over a number of weeks. To take part, you will need to be available on:

Thursday 27 January 2022 09:30-12:00

Friday 28 January 2022 09:30-12:00

Thursday 3 February 2022 09:30-12:00

Friday 4 February 2022 09:30-12:00

Friday 11 February 2022 09:30-12:00

Who: We’re looking for 15 LGBTQ+ young people living in Wales who aren’t in education, employment or training to apply to take part in the programme.

You can find out more about this programme by reading the information pack.

To apply to take part in the programme, please complete the application form.

If you are 16 or 17 and selected to take part in this programme, a parent, guardian or carer will need to sign a consent form. Please contact if you need to discuss this with us. 

The deadline for applications is Monday 17 January 2022 12:00.

If you work with LGBTQ+ young people aged 16-25, please share this opportunity with them.

If you have any questions about Back in the Game, please email