: Kathryn Gonzales, Operations and Programs Director
: Ted Burton, Chair, Board of Directors
Important Phone Numbers
Main Address909 E. 49 1/2 Street
Austin, TX 78751
Hours of OperationMonday: Closed
Wednesday: 4:30 - 8:30 pm
Thursday: 4:30 - 8:30 pm
Friday: 4:30 - 8:30 pm
Additional InformationYear Founded: 1990
Annual Budget: $315,000
Youth Center Only
Services and Programs
LGBT Youth Programs (ages 10-24)
Community Outreach/Education; Drop-In Center; Health & Wellness Education; Leadership Development & Life Skills; Mental Health; Recreational & Social Activities; Support; HIV Prevention, Testing & Counseling Program; Social & Cultural Programs; Identity Groups; statewide Texas Gay Straight Alliance Network.
Film Festivals/Screenings or Discussions; Organizing Local Pride Celebrations; Open Mics.
Preparing Legal Documents.
Computer/Internet/Email Access; In-House Library; Referrals to Local LGBT-Friendly Businesses; Educational and psycho-educational programming occur on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and / or Sundays and provide youth with information on safe sex, self-esteem, building healthy relationships, coming out, career and education planning, anger management, self-defense, and other resources for youth in the Austin area. Out Youth’s 2,000-volume gay and lesbian lending library contains books for youth, parents, and educators. Out Youth also is home to a David Bohnett Cyber Center so that youth have access to email, the Internet, and opportunities to learn or improve technical skills. .
Physical Health Programs
Domestic Abuse Counseling; Fitness Programs; LGBT Friendly Referrals; STD/HIV Counseling; STD/HIV Outreach and Education; STD/HIV Prevention; STD/HIV Testing; STD/HIV Treatment; "Out Fit" is our outdoor program which includes organized activities such as hiking, swimming, and biking. For other physical and healthy activities, youth can participate in "Team Out Youth" programs including yoga, running, and other physical fitness activities. .
Mental Health Programs
Family Counseling; Group Counseling; Individual Counseling; Professionally Facilitated Support Groups; Referral Services.
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