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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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Calendar

May 23, 2022
  • DeKalb Drop-In

    May 23, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    615 N 1st St, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA

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  • Elgin Drop-In Center

    May 23, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    220 E Chicago St, Elgin, IL 60120, USA

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May 24, 2022
  • Naperville Drop-in

    May 24, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    25 E Benton Ave, Naperville, IL 60540, USA

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  • Ottawa Drop-In

    May 24, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Open Table UCC 910 Columbus Street Ottawa, IL

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May 25, 2022
  • Palatine Transcend Drop-In Center

    May 25, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    1025 N Smith St, Palatine, IL 60067, USA

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  • Thrive Parent/Caregiver Group

    May 25, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Naperville on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, Palatine on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays

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  • Transcend Drop-in (Naperville)

    May 25, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    1828 Old Naperville Rd, Naperville, IL 60563, USA

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May 26, 2022
  • Elmhurst Drop-In Center

    May 26, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    315 E. Saint Charles Road, St Charles Rd, Elmhurst, IL, USA

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  • Sterling Drop-in

    May 26, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    410 2nd Ave, Sterling, IL 61081, USA

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