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Fitting in can feel impossible. You may feel that you can't be yourself around anyone. The ALSO, Jr. program is a great place to meet other youth who understand, while in a safe space for you to be yourself without the fear of being judged. You can come to the ALSO Youth center to hang out, participate in programming, and make great friends.


What Is ALSO, Jr.?

ALSO, Jr. is a cohort of ALSO Youth, offering programming and services to LGBTQ+ youth and their allies, ages 10-12. We offer drop-in hours at our centers and fun programming. During our weekly drop-in hours, we have fun events and activities to give our community a chance to bond and escape the pressures of their world!


What Can I Do at ALSO, Jr.?

ALSO, Jr. is a haven for young people looking for like-minded peers. You can participate in various programming such as arts and crafts, engaging games, talent nights, and community events. There's something for everyone!

When Can I Come to ALSO, Jr.?

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ALSO Youth Centers

ALSO Youth is a safe place for youth ages 10-24 that identify with the LGBTQ+ community. Programs are hosted at both our Sarasota and Manatee Center. If you're looking for a youth center that feels like home, look no further than ALSO Youth. We welcome everyone with open arms and can't wait to meet you! If you have any questions or want more information, don't hesitate to contact us at

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