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Tanager Place LGBTQ Youth Center

The Center provides a safe and confidential environment for LGBTQ youth, families and allies.
Programs at the Center are diverse and include support groups, special art offerings, mentoring program, Pride Café, community service, health initiative classes, parent workshops, financial literacy, tutoring, and career exploration.

The Center is located on the main level of The Estle Center, 1030 5th Avenue SE.

Advisory Board Members

Melissa Beastrom

Kate Casaletto

Julia Freeman 

Nancy Humbles 

Matt Van Maanen

Griffin McGrath 

Haley Flenker

Sheila Wagner 

Upcoming Events

The Center is open, with strict guidelines in place to prevent the spread of  coronavirus.

View the May LGBTQ Youth Center Event Calendar now

Support Groups

LGBTQ+ Youth Support Group – Spring 2022

Dates: March 9, March 23, April 13, April 27, May 11, May 25

Time: 5:30 – 6:30

Location: Tanager Place Estle Center

About: This support group for LGBTQ+ teens will explore activities to promote discussion and connection, healthy relationships, stress management, understanding of gender and sexuality, and positive coping skills. This is a safe space for teens to be themselves, connect with others in the community, and find support.

RSVP in advance by emailing Emily at edehner@tanagerplace.org.

LGBTQ+ Caregiver Support Group – Spring 2022

Dates: March 9, March 23, April 13, April 27, May 11, May 25

Time: 5:30 – 6:30pm

Location: Tanager Place Estle Center

About: This support group provides a safe space for parents and caregivers of LGBTQ+ youth to connect with others and explore topics.

RSVP in advance by emailing Lori at lampey@tanagerplace.org.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Center is actively searching for volunteers. View available opportunities and consider helping Tanager Place.

Learn more about volunteering.

Partnerships

We thank the following businesses and organizations for their outreach and support:

Contact us for more information about The Center.

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