Since 1980 42nd Street has been supporting young people experiencing difficulties with their mental health and wellbeing. We work with young people 11 – 25 living in Greater Manchester. Our diverse services include individual therapeutic support, advocacy, projects and activities, and a creative programme via The Horsfall, our new arts space. Our leadership, peer research and volunteering opportunities enable young people to share experience, participate in decision-making and create change. 42nd Street’s Ambassadors campaign to improve young people’s experiences of mental health services and work with peers, youth councils, local authorities and CCGs to influence change. We deliver services at our Manchester city centre base, in community venues, in arts and cultural centres, and in schools and colleges to make sure our services are accessible.
In 2016 42nd Street will open our new arts space, The Horsfall. BBC Radio 4’s programme ‘Taking Art to the People‘ is a great way to find out more about our contemporary reimagining of Thomas Horsfall’s Ancoats Art Museum. Follow us on Twitter to keep up to date with developments: @TheHorsfall.