Out of The Can+

LGBTQ+ Youth Group in Swindon 

Welcome to our page

Welcome, you have just made your first step in discovering yourself.  Remember, you are never alone and there are always friends and people to support you whether you are confused about your sexuality/gender identity or just need to make like minded friends.   


The group now runs two sessions on a Tuesday Evening:

Group 1 is for young people in Year 8 to Year 10 (between the ages of 12-15 years old) from 5pm to 6:30pm

Group 2 is for young people in Year 11 to up to College (between the ages 15- 19 years old) from 6:45pm to 8:15pm


The group is free to attend, check out our About us page which details some of things we do.


If you are thinking about Joining Out of the Can watch our recent film, created by the Young People of OOTC with Mountain Way Pictures: 


Contact us by email at or click on our Contact us page if you're interested in joining or would like further information about the group. 

If you would like us to visit your school / college, use our Contact page.

Swindon Community Lottery - Please use the button to sign-up, and help support Out of the Can.


Swindon Group

If you are interested in coming along, please click on our Contact us page.

The Royal Wootton Bassett Session is still currently suspended.


Are you interested in Volunteering as an Volunteer Leader, can you commit to 2.5hr per week, if so please click on our Contact us page.

Worried about a Child?

If you think that a child is in immediate danger, please ring 999 and speak to the police.

​If you suspect that any child or young person is being abused or neglected, or you are otherwise concerned about their welfare or well-being, please get in touch with the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub​ immediately.

  • E-mail:
  • Telephone: 01793 466903 (during normal office hours which are 8.30am to 4.40pm Monday to Thursday, and 8.30am to 4.00pm Friday)
  • The Emergency Duty Service (EDS) is available outside office hours on 01793 436699



OOTC Short Film 'Like A Person'

Our voices

Carla-Mai aged 17 "OOTC has helped me be more involved with the LGBTQ+ community and be more confident socially".