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Welcome to our Q Center 
Empowering Queer Youth and Building Community!

ABOUT

Northwest Youth Services' mission is to affirm youth experience and autonomy as we work together to foster collective healing and justice in order to dismantle the systems of oppression that perpetuate youth homelessness. At Northwest Youth Services, we believe this is attainable by focusing on participants’ holistic selves and well-being, not just their trauma or symptoms.

 

We employ radical innovative services and care models that go beyond physical well-being to build social capital in partnership with young people, 13 to 24-year-olds experiencing homelessness or unstable housing. Our philosophy of care centers around three concepts: Learn, Create, and Connect.

ESTABLISHED IN
1976

YOUTH SERVED IN 2023:
1,205

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OUTREACH

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education & employment

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HOUSING

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queer youth services

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