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Broadway Youth Center (BYC) is a safe haven for LGBTQ+ youth and young people experiencing homelessness or housing instability, offering integrated healthcare and social services to anyone ages 12 to 24. BYC sees anyone, regardless of ability to pay. No appointments necessary.
BYC provides youth-centered healthcare, STI screening and treatment, reproductive health services, basic needs assistance, mental wellness support, and much more. We consider ourselves a one-stop shop and try to meet as many needs as possible for the people that we serve.
Visit us at 1023 W Irving Park Rd, steps from the Sheridan Red Line stop.
To reach us directly with any questions, please call 773.388.1600 and ask to be connected to BYC.
To keep up to date with us, follow BYC on Instagram.
Broadway Youth Center provides the following services to youth ages 12 – 24:
SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE
Like HIV/STI screening, PrEP/PEP, pregnancy tests, birth control access, and more.
Like school/travel physicals, vaccines, and all other general health needs.
Like hormone therapy (HRT) or help navigating complicated legal processes.
Like open art studio, makeup workshops, dance lessons, media discussions, and more.
To access basic needs like food, clothing, showers, and a quiet sleeping room.
Like assistance with housing, ID vouchers, and other assistance programs.
One-on-one assistance signing up for health insurance that you can afford.
Like counselling, mental wellness support, and access to psychiatry services.