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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is BYOU+ only available in the Wigan Borough?
    At this moment in time, BYOU+ is only available in the Wigan Borough. This is currently due to budget restraints. However, the BYOU+ Strategy states ‘Our 5 Year Plan’ where we would be looking to expand BYOU+ services over Great Manchester to help support the wider LGBTQ+ community. If you would like to know more about BYOU+’s Strategy, click here.
  • How can I get involved or how can I join BYOU+?
    There are a variety of roles to choose from within BYOU+. These can range from administration, to managerial or supporting our Customers directly to the customer. To see our current vacancies, please visit our Volunteer page.
  • What is BYOU+ for?
    BYOU+ is an inclusive community for the LGBTQ+ community and allies which is led by a dedicated team of volunteers focused on the improvement and enhancement of LGBTQ+ lives that aim to make a positive difference to the community.
  • What is a not for profit organisation?
    A not for profit organisation is a non-business entity meaning that one does not earn profits for its owners. The money that is earned through our activities, donations and fundraising goes back into the running of BYOU+.
  • How can I donate to BYOU+’s mission?
    You can donate to BYOU+ via our Donate page. If you have a preference on where you want your donation to be used, you can select this from the ‘Use this donation for’ dropdown.
  • Is BYOU+ is the same as BYOU?
    No BYOU+ and BYOU are not the same. The BYOU project Wigan and Leigh, is an action group initiative that is ran by Wigan Council that campaigns for positive change for young people aged under 19 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning your sexuality or gender identity (LGBTQ) in the Wigan Borough. BYOU+ is an inclusive community for adults of the LGBTQ+ community and allies which focuses on the improvement and enhancement of LGBTQ+ lives that aim to make a positive difference to the community.
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