Programs & Services

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 donna@alsoyouth.org.

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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.

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