Broadway Youth Center - Chicago, IL

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Chicago, IL 60613
: 773-299-7600
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Broadway Youth Center - Chicago, IL

Free services for homeless and LGBTQ youth age 12-24.

Hours of Operation: Drop-In Programming Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

A safe and affirming space for youth to receive hot meals, showers, laundry, clothing, and get sleep and participate in youth development workshops. Youth Case Management Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00am -7:00pm

Help with public benefits, transportation, Governement ID, housing Medical and Testing, Youth Walk-in Clinic Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

HIV/STI/Pregnancy testing and treatment as well as same-day access to birth control, HIV prevention medication, hormones, and primary care.

Therapy: Monday, Thursday, Friday 11:00 AM -2PM for walk-in ; 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM appointment only Same-day access to individual or group therapy GED/Vocation: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11:00 AM – 3:00PM and 5:00PM – 7:00PM appointment only Free GED tutoring/testing, college applications, financial aid and employment support Evening Programming Fridays 5:00PM – 7:00PM: F@B, a sexuality discussion group for all youth that focuses on education, fun, and ending stigma. Thursdays 5:00PM – 7:00PM: TYRA: safe space for Trans and Gender Non-Conforming youth to connect and share skills.

Tuesdays 5:00PM- 7:00PM: WOOSAAHH (working on our spirits against anger hate and hostility): A program that engages the artistic self-expression and healing to transform harmful behavior. Mondays 5:00PM – 7:00PM: In.Power*, an empowering support group for survivors of violence to build community and discover healing resources.

Transit: CTA-36 Broadway bus, CTA-80 Irving Park bus, CTA-151 Sheridan bus, Sheridan Red Line

Volunteers Requests by Broadway Youth Center: Yes. We are looking for volunteers that can make a 1/day/week committment for a minimum of 6 months to support our drop in and GED programs. Please contact April Garrett for more information at

Donation Requests by Broadway Youth Center: Travel sized deodorant, socks, underwear, undershirts, AT&T prepaid phone cards, CTA single ride buscards.

Shelter Information Last Update Date: 2017-03-07

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