“Standing Strong is a place where I can be helped with all the stuff that has been happening at school and I can make new FRIENDS!”

Robbie 13 years old

“No matter what side of the bed I wake up on, Standing Strong is always there to make me smile. If it’s the amazing mentors or bubbly attitude or the many relationships I have made at the Club, there’s no way I’m walking through those doors without turning my frown upside-down”

Ava 13 years old

“Standing Strong is like another home to me, like a place where I can be myself, I love this place!” 

Charlotte 10 years old

“Standing Strong is a place where I can be happy, free, and myself. A place where I feel loved and appreciated. I look forward to coming here every week and always enjoy coming here. I love the people and atmosphere”

Gwen 16 years old

“If something happens or someone is being mean, you have this ‘home’ and ‘family’ to come to”

Josh 12 years old

“Standing Strong is a place where you can feel safe and not be judged by others”

Belinda 17 years old

“Standing Strong is a safe environment where I can be my goofy, silly, courageous self without worrying how I look or if anyone would judge me”

Sinead 13 years old

“Standing Strong helps me to get away from the pressures of life”

Harry 12 years old

“Standing Strong is a lovely safe environment where girls of various ages can come to and be themselves, it’s like a safe little second home”

Layla 18 year old

“I look forward to coming here every morning, It’s where I can have fun and not be judged for being myself. I love how everyone’s so welcoming and so loving when I walk through the doors”

Jasmine 12 years old