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Support groups

We currently offer the following support groups:

Talk It UP! Youth Group

  • Ages 13-17
  • Meets weekly on Mondays, 6pm-8pm, at the YMCA at 1001 S Wright St, Champaign.


  • For parents of LGBTQ+ youth
  • Meets first Thursday of each month, 6pm, at the Urbana Free Library


  • Support group for women
  • Meets third Thursday of each month, 5:30pm, at the Champaign Public Library

Trans/NonBinary/Intersex Support Group

  • First meeting Tuesday, October 10, 6pm, at the YMCA

up center community town hall forum

Join us at the Champaign Public Library for a town hall forum to discuss the future of The UP Center, as well as how you can get involved!

Robeson Pavillion Room A/B, 6:45pm-8:30pm