Program Changes Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic
The Center is closed for drop-in activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Group meetings are currently being held virtually through Zoom.
Meetings are as follows:
Book Club – while the Center is closed, ALSO Youth is hosting a monthly Book Club.
In addition, ALSO Youth is hosting a Transgender Peer Support Group every Tuesday at 6:00 PM on Zoom (while the center is closed). This group is for teens and young adults (ages 16 to 24) who identify as transgender, non-binary, or anywhere on the trans spectrum.
It is a safe space to provide comfort and support.
To attend online groups, please complete an online registration form. For more information or to register, please-mail Amanda at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Drop-In Center : Sarasota
A safe place to express yourself
For Teens Ages 13 to 21
ALSO Youth’s Drop-In Center is a safe space for LGBTQ+ and their allies to socialize and take part in a variety of activities that include peer support groups, a trans support group, therapy dog visits, arts and crafts, movies, video games, and a lending library.
Special guests visit the Center to offer ALSO Youth participants information or classes in their areas of expertise. These include a monthly visit from a Planned Parenthood sex educator. Past visitors have included doctors, acupuncturists, musicians, yoga instructors, American Sign Language teachers, and theater professionals among many others.