The Waiting Well Programme is a 4 week programme developed in partnership and supported by NHS Sussex, available to young people who are:
The Waiting Well Programme has been developed to help and support young people to:
“It feels important to have a space specifically for young people involved in a medical pathway because you don’t have to explain anything about how you feel” - Allsorts Young Person, aged 17
We know that many young people age out of GIDS before their first appointment and then have to wait further for an appointment at the GIC. The lengthy waiting period can be an uncertain time, and many young people can feel isolated and frustrated during this period.
This programme is designed to support trans young people during this difficult waiting period, offering activities and workshops which will build confidence, resilience and communication skills. The tailored programme will be interactive and fun, providing them with a safe space to connect.
There are 10 spaces available for young people on each 4 week programme. We will let you know several weeks before the programme starts if you have got a place.
When is the Waiting Well 4 week programme taking place?
The dates for each session are as follows:
Each session will run from the morning into the afternoon, with a break for lunch. We will be in touch to confirm timings once your place on the programme has been confirmed.
How can I sign up?
In order to access this programme, you will need to be inducted into Allsorts’ services services. Please fill in this referral form and a member of our team will be in touch to arrange an induction.
Once you have had your induction, or if you are already inducted into Allsorts’ services, please fill in the Waiting Well referral form here.
If you have any questions about the Waiting Well programme, please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org