Safe. Supported. Celebrated.

The first social service agency in Illinois dedicated solely to supporting LGBTQ+ youth.

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Creating and Building Community

Drop-in centers are safe, supportive, and affirming spaces for LGBTQ+ youth and allies.

Drop-in Centers

Empowering Families

Thrive, a drop-in center for parents and caregivers of LGBTQ+ youth, provides an informal and confidential space to share stories and get questions answered.

Family Resources

Developing Allies

Our community allies include administrators, educators, corporate partners and individuals coming together to support LGBTQ+ youth and their families.

Become an Ally

"Youth Outlook helped to transform me from a disaffected youth, uninterested in life or community into a healthy and productive member of society. More importantly, though, Youth Outlook kept me alive. To this day, I maintain that I wouldn't have lived to see 18 had it not been for the support of this agency."

- Former Youth Participant

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October 14, 2019
  • Elgin Drop-In Center

    October 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    220 E Chicago St, Elgin, IL 60120, USA

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  • DeKalb Drop-In

    October 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    615 N 1st St, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA

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October 15, 2019
  • Naperville Drop-in

    October 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    25 E Benton Ave, Naperville, IL 60540, USA

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  • Ottawa Drop-In

    October 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Open Table UCC 910 Columbus Street Ottawa, IL

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October 16, 2019
  • Thrive Parent/Caregiver Group

    October 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Naperville on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, Palatine on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays

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  • Palatine Transcend Drop-In Center

    October 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    1025 N Smith St, Palatine, IL 60067, USA

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  • Transcend Drop-in (Naperville)

    October 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    1828 Old Naperville Rd, Naperville, IL 60563, USA

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October 17, 2019
  • Sterling Drop-in

    October 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    410 2nd Ave, Sterling, IL 61081, USA

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