Young & Yourself Bielefeld (YAY for short) is an open club for youths and young adults between the age of 14 and 27 from Bielefeld and OWL.
Our Clubs meets an the youth center Falkendom. In our rooms we offer the possibilities to talk with each other, play party games, billiard, tabletop football or darts. We also regularly prepare some food together or plan trips we take as a group.
We offer a safe space for queer youths, where they can get to know each other, exchange experiences and plan their mutual leisure time while in the club.
Besides the sace space we also offer free professional counseling by our educational staff or one of our voluntary contact persons.
Our club is meeting regularly every Monday and Wednesday in the time between 4:00 pm and 8:30 pm. We are also offering you a personal counsellinng opportunity on the exact same days from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
You'll always be able to visit us on the above-mentioned days!
If we already have specific plans for an upcoming club-day, a new blog entry will be published on our project homepage on that matter. There will also be announcements if a meeting has to be cancelled.
Do you have questions about our club or do you want to know what to expect before visiting? You would like to be accompanied by someone else before your first visit? Or do you have something on your mind? Than contact one of our contact persons and we will give our best to tend to your questions.
Some of the subjects you can contact us about are:
If you are struggling with suicide, please seek professional help immediately!
We are easily reachable with public transport by tram line 1 from stop Sudbrackstraße.
Alternatively you may catch the bus number 27 every half hour and get out at stop Meller Straße just a stones throw away of our club.
An eductation program for schools and youth groups about sexuality and gender identity.
Open Club for queer youths and young adults between the age of 14 and 27.
Open Club for transexual youths and young adults betweend the age of 14 and 27.