About Us


  We had our beginnings in 1996 when a group of community members in DuPage County, Illinois met to discuss their concerns over the lack of area resources for LGBTQ youth. Two years later, Youth Outlook was up and running with our first drop-in center, our first grant, and our first executive director. Since that […]

Drop-In Centers & Locations

Youth Outlook offers safe, supportive, and affirming services for LGBTQ+ youth, their families, and the community.  Please see below for our list of Drop-In Centers, including locations and suggested ages. Our Drop-In Centers meet weekly and are a social setting for youth to meet other LGBTQ+ young people and talk about a variety of topics […]

Get Involved

Team Youth Outlook

Youth Outlook would not be where it is today without the help of thousands of volunteers, donors, sponsors, community partners, parents, and much more.  Do you want to make a contribution to the lives of young people in your community?  We have opportunities for you! Our programming relies on approximately 70 volunteers every month who […]