Safe Zone Training


Side by Side provides Safe Zone Training for schools, youth serving organizations, and health care workers who specifically work with youth. After training, all participants will be provided with a Safe Zone Ally sticker. The Safe Zone Training focuses on the following areas:

  • Understanding LGBTQ+ Identities
  • Risk & Protective Factors for LGBTQ+ Youth
  • How to be an Adult Ally to LGBTQ+ Youth

To book your training please contact us at and provide us with the agency/school you are with, the number of people you'd like to train, possible dates and times, and any specific areas you'd like us to cover in addition to the areas listed above. Please note that Safe Zone and all Side by Side trainings are free to schools and youth-serving organizations across Virginia.