Get connected in Chicago


There are a lot of great local resources for the LGBTQ community in Chicago.  Here are just a couple of them:

Center on Halsted Youth Program

3656 N Halsted Chicago, IL 60613



Center on Halsted Youth Program creates a safe and confidential environment for young people ages 13–24 who identify as LGBTQIA. They offer a variety of programs and services, from cultural and event programming to case management and leadership development.


South Side Help Center

10420 S Halsted St Chicago, IL 60628



South Side Help Center's Youth Programs are a collection of locally based programs that provide youth ages 9-18 with comprehensive services to help them achieve success, inherit positive self-esteem, distinguish values important to them and enable them to thrive as a productive adult member of society. 


The Center for Gender, Sexuality and HIV Prevention works to make the lives of high-risk adolescent populations healthier through clinical care, education and evaluation as well as professional training, research and public health advocacy. These populations include but are not limited to homeless, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.