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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January 20, 2020
  • Elgin Drop-In Center

    January 20, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    220 E Chicago St, Elgin, IL 60120, USA

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  • DeKalb Drop-In

    January 20, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    615 N 1st St, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA

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January 21, 2020
  • Naperville Drop-in

    January 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    25 E Benton Ave, Naperville, IL 60540, USA

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  • Ottawa Drop-In

    January 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Open Table UCC 910 Columbus Street Ottawa, IL

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January 22, 2020
  • Thrive Parent/Caregiver Group

    January 22, 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

    January 22, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    1025 N Smith St, Palatine, IL 60067, USA

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  • Transcend Drop-in (Naperville)

    January 22, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    1828 Old Naperville Rd, Naperville, IL 60563, USA

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January 23, 2020
  • Elmhurst Drop-In Center

    January 23, 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

    January 23, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    410 2nd Ave, Sterling, IL 61081, USA

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