METRO Safe Space

A safe space for young people living with or affected by HIV in south London

About this service

Please note, this service is not currently running.

METRO Safe Space runs 1-1 sessions on weekly basis and groups on a monthly basis for people aged 4-25 living with and affected by HIV

Safe Space is a free, service for people living with or affected by HIV aged between 4-25 years old. This service can be accessed by pan London residents, with some
elements being restricted to people living within the boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham. Join us in a judgment free, inclusive, safe
space and community, where you can make connections, get support, and have fun

Who can use this service?

For a young person to access the youth groups, they must be aware of either their HIV diagnosis or a family member’s HIV diagnosis. If the young person is not yet aware, we can provide advice and support with disclosure.

Why people use this service

  • Job hunting advice
  • Relationship and family advice
  •  Clinical support (Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham)
  • Peer mentoring / 1-1 support
  •  Social activities and group meetings, such as outdoor trips to cinemas, theme parks, foodie activities and more

Get in touch

Email or call our HIV team on 020 8305 5000. You can refer yourself or be referred by someone who works with you (like a hospital, HIV service or local authority).