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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February 24, 2020
  • Elgin Drop-In Center

    February 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    220 E Chicago St, Elgin, IL 60120, USA

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  • DeKalb Drop-In

    February 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    615 N 1st St, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA

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February 25, 2020
  • Naperville Drop-in

    February 25, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    25 E Benton Ave, Naperville, IL 60540, USA

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  • Ottawa Drop-In

    February 25, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Open Table UCC 910 Columbus Street Ottawa, IL

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February 26, 2020
  • Thrive Parent/Caregiver Group

    February 26, 2020 @ 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

    February 26, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    1025 N Smith St, Palatine, IL 60067, USA

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  • Transcend Drop-in (Naperville)

    February 26, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    1828 Old Naperville Rd, Naperville, IL 60563, USA

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February 27, 2020
  • Elmhurst Drop-In Center

    February 27, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    315 E. Saint Charles Road, St Charles Rd, Elmhurst, IL, USA

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  • Sterling Drop-in

    February 27, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    410 2nd Ave, Sterling, IL 61081, USA

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