Youth Groups

FRESH FRUITS

Fresh Fruits is a LGBTIQ and Questioning social support group. Come and meet new friends, express yourself and enjoy creativity, events and adventures in a safe and inclusive environment.

Meets monthly every second  Monday from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Headsapce located in Carrington Street in Lismore

The first one for 2021 is Monday April 12th

Mission Statement

Fresh Fruits is an initiative of the Tropical Fruits Inc and is supported by ACON Northern Rivers and Social Futures Lismore. The group aims to provide support for LGBTIQ young people through social support, education programs, mentoring and community awareness initiatives.

Fresh Fruits aims to be an inclusive, non-judgemental, per support group. The group seeks to address the issues young LGBTIQ people (particularly in a rural area) such as social isolation, homophobia, community acceptance, health and well-being.  Fresh Fruits seeks to outreach to young people in the area and create awareness in the community of the groups existence and its vision.

Some Fresh Fruits activities include: creative expression, community participation, support and education, workshopping and drug/alcohol free events. 

Fresh Fruits is open to all LGBTIQ young people aged between 16 and 25. 

 

4 6pm every second Monday headspace

 

MINI FRUITS & FRIENDS

Mini Fruits is another initiative of the Tropical Fruits Inc and also supported by ACON Northern Rivers and Social Futures Lismore. The group aims to provide support for younger LGBTIQ  people through social support, education programs, mentoring and community awareness initiatives.

Mini Fruits is now held at headspace Lismore between 3:30 - 5:30pm

The first one for 2021 will be held on Monday April 19th.

A new poster is coming soon...

Mini Fruits and Friends is open to all LGBTIQ young people aged between 12 and 15.