Program Changes Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic
The Centers are open on a limited basis for drop-in activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some group meetings are currently being held virtually through Zoom.
Please check the Youth Calendar for current days and times.
In addition, ALSO Youth is hosting two Transgender Peer Support Groups: every Tuesday at 6:00 PM on Zoom for ages 13 to 17, and at 7:00 PM for ages 18 to 24 for those who identify as transgender, non-binary, or anywhere on the trans spectrum.
It is a safe space to provide comfort and support.
For more information or to attend online groups, please call 941-951-2576 or e-mail email@example.com.
Drop-In Center : Sarasota
A safe place to express yourself
For Youth and Young Adults Ages 13 to 24
ALSO Youth’s Drop-In Centers are 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.