Safe. Supported. Celebrated.

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

Wear Your Pride!

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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July 6, 2020
  • Elgin Drop-In Center

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

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  • DeKalb Drop-In

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

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July 7, 2020
  • Naperville Drop-in

    July 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    25 E Benton Ave, Naperville, IL 60540, USA

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  • Ottawa Drop-In

    July 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Open Table UCC 910 Columbus Street Ottawa, IL

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July 8, 2020
  • Thrive Parent/Caregiver Group

    July 8, 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

    July 8, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    1025 N Smith St, Palatine, IL 60067, USA

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  • Transcend Drop-in (Naperville)

    July 8, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    1828 Old Naperville Rd, Naperville, IL 60563, USA

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July 9, 2020
  • Elmhurst Drop-In Center

    July 9, 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

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

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