Youth

Inside/Out Youth Services is located at 223 North Wahsatch on the corner of Platte and Wahsatch. Our youth programs typically run:
Mondays from 3:00 – 7:15 PM, Tuesdays from 3:00 – 6:00 PM, Wednesdays from 3:00 – 7:15 PM, Fridays from 3:00 – 7:30 PM

We maintain a strictly drug-free and violence-free space, and youth who leave the premises during programming hours will not be allowed to return for the evening. Additionally, adults who are not background-checked and trained by Inside/Out are not allowed in the space during youth hours; this is to ensure that those adults who are present and responsible for the safety of our youth are able to meet the high standard of legal, ethical, behavioral, and emotional professionalism we require.

Butterfly Rules

Yah we know, rules are never fun, but these are meant to protect you so listen up! Our Butterfly Rules are the guide for conduct and behavior in the space, for youth and for staff and volunteers alike. They are a work in progress, added to as they need to be. The rules of conduct at Inside/Out are youth-inspired and youth-decided.

1. Take Only What You Need
2. Get Involved
3. Always Ask Before Assuming
4. In A World Where You Can Be Anything, Be Yourself
5. Have Fun
6. One Mic, One Diva
7. No Verbal/Physical/Sexual Harassment
8. Stay Inside – No Re-Entry Without Permission
9. Be On Time
10. Respect Pronouns + Presentation
11. Drug Free Zone
12. Don’t Do the Humpty At Inside/Out
13. Use Non-Offensive Language
14. Treat Others As You Wish To Be Treated
15. Appropriate Touching
16. No Weapons or Violence
17. Respect Other’s Ideas and Religions
18. Don’t Do the Humpty Without Protection
19. Help Keep the Space Clean
20. Pick Up After Yourself
21. Pay It Forward
Activities

Check In – A daily event at Inside/Out where we each share our name, age, and pronouns, talk about the rules of the space, and get to know each other a little better! We also make time for youth announcements, which gives everyone an opportunity to share about what’s going on in their lives!

LGBTIQ Youth Drop-In – Open free time at Inside/Out: come on in and hang out, play pool, tinker with our arts and crafts supplies, play some tunes, or just chill out on one of our comfy couches. Take a load off, stay awhile!

LGBTIQ Youth Community Dinner – Every Wednesday afternoon we gather to prepare a meal that is fairly healthy, easy, affordable, and plentiful! Learn the basics of safe and healthy kitchen behaviors, and practice some skills

Glitter Wars/Recreation – Pizza, chill out time, fun, games, impromptu dance parties, crafts, makeup sessions, educational and community speakers, and all manner of other amazing things happen Friday nights!

Smart Hearts – What does a positive dating relationship look like? What are some relationship red flags? What do I do if I'm feeling unsafe in my relationship? Explore differences between positive, nurturing relationships and harmful relationships. Win prizes + get some healthy dating support! This is not a formal counseling/therapy group.

S.A.M.E. Support & Discussion – Stress, Anxiety, managing Emotions…this group is based on peer sharing and peer support, and developing practical coping skills to help you navigate life as a young LGBTIQ person. Based on the Seeking Safety model, S.A.M.E. is here to help youth learn how to navigate life’s ups and downs! This is not a formal counseling/therapy group.

S.A.M.E. with a Twist – Manage stress, anxiety, and emotions through therapeutic art experiences. This is not a formal counseling/therapy group.

Special Speaker – Friday nights we bring in special speakers to present on various subjects: money management and budgeting, LGBTIQ sex positivity, healthy relationships, anti bullying safety, suicide prevention, and other life-changing and life-saving subjects.

TransFormation – This support & discussion group is for trans youth, about trans youth, by trans youth. Discussion is facilitated by a staff member, and focuses on peer support and peer sharing. We realize that transgender and gender-expansive youth sometimes face specific issues that others might not understand. In this group, you’ll be able to share with and receive support from others who are going through similar experiences. This is not a formal counseling/therapy group.

Clothing Closet & Food Pantry – Take what you need when you need it. We've got your back. (Available during Drop-In hours)

TransParenting – This one is for parents! We have guided peer-support group for parents of trans and gender expansive youth. Parents, please RSVP to priscilla@insideoutys.org at least 24 hours in advance. This is not a formal counseling/therapy group.

Calendar
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
Drop-In Hours 3:00 pm
Drop-In Hours
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chill Time – A time for you to socialize and meet new friends.
2
Private Event – INSIDE OUT CLOSED
Private Event – INSIDE OUT CLOSED
Oct 2 all-day
Youth programming cancelled for private event.
3
Ally Up! 2018 – INSIDE OUT CLOSED
Ally Up! 2018 – INSIDE OUT CLOSED @ The Antlers, A Wyndham Hotel
Oct 3 – Oct 4 all-day
Youth programming cancelled for the day.
4
5
Drop-In Hours 3:00 pm
Drop-In Hours
Oct 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chill Time – A time for you to socialize and meet new friends.
Check In 5:00 pm
Check In
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
 
*Glitter Wars* Games, special speakers, pizza, education, fun 6:00 pm
6
7
9
Drop-In Hours 3:00 pm
Drop-In Hours
Oct 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Chill Time – A time for you to socialize and make new friends.
Unicorn Yoga 4:30 pm
Unicorn Yoga @ Inside Out Youth Services
Oct 9 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Unicorn Yoga! Restorative Yoga with Mel – Wear Comfortable Clothing. Water and Mats will be provided. Waiver Form must be signed in order to participate.
TransFormation Support Group 6:00 pm
TransFormation Support Group
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
10
Drop-In Hours 3:00 pm
Drop-In Hours
Oct 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chill Time – A time for you to socialize and meet new friends.
Queer Youth Community Dinner 3:00 pm
Queer Youth Community Dinner
Oct 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Check In 5:00 pm
Check In
Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
 
11
12
Drop-In Hours 3:00 pm
Drop-In Hours
Oct 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chill Time – A time for you to socialize and meet new friends.
Check In 5:00 pm
Check In
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
 
*Glitter Wars* Games, special speakers, pizza, education, fun 6:00 pm
13
14
15
Drop-In Hours 3:00 pm
Drop-In Hours
Oct 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chill Time – A time for you to socialize and meet new friends.
Check In 5:00 pm
Check In
Oct 15 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
 
S.A.M.E. Support & Discussion 5:30 pm
S.A.M.E. Support & Discussion @ Inside Out Youth Services
Oct 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
What’s going on in your life, head, & heart? We want to know about you & help you develop healthy practices to deal with this thing called LIFE.
16
Drop-In Hours 3:00 pm
Drop-In Hours
Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Chill Time – A time for you to socialize and make new friends.
Unicorn Yoga 4:30 pm
Unicorn Yoga @ Inside Out Youth Services
Oct 16 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Unicorn Yoga! Restorative Yoga with Mel – Wear Comfortable Clothing. Water and Mats will be provided. Waiver Form must be signed in order to participate.
TransFormation Support Group 6:00 pm
TransFormation Support Group
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
17
Drop-In Hours 3:00 pm
Drop-In Hours
Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chill Time – A time for you to socialize and meet new friends.
Queer Youth Community Dinner 3:00 pm
Queer Youth Community Dinner
Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Check In 5:00 pm
Check In
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
 
18
19
Drop-In Hours 3:00 pm
Drop-In Hours
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chill Time – A time for you to socialize and meet new friends.
Check In 5:00 pm
Check In
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
 
*Glitter Wars* Games, special speakers, pizza, education, fun 6:00 pm
21
22
Drop-In Hours 3:00 pm
Drop-In Hours
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chill Time – A time for you to socialize and meet new friends.
Poetry Heals 3:00 pm
Poetry Heals @ Inside Out Youth Services
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Check In 5:00 pm
Check In
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
 
S.A.M.E. Support & Discussion 5:30 pm
S.A.M.E. Support & Discussion @ Inside Out Youth Services
Oct 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
What’s going on in your life, head, & heart? We want to know about you & help you develop healthy practices to deal with this thing called LIFE.
23
Drop-In Hours 3:00 pm
Drop-In Hours
Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Chill Time – A time for you to socialize and make new friends.
Unicorn Yoga 4:30 pm
Unicorn Yoga @ Inside Out Youth Services
Oct 23 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Unicorn Yoga! Restorative Yoga with Mel – Wear Comfortable Clothing. Water and Mats will be provided. Waiver Form must be signed in order to participate.
TransFormation Support Group 6:00 pm
TransFormation Support Group
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
24
Drop-In Hours 3:00 pm
Drop-In Hours
Oct 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chill Time – A time for you to socialize and meet new friends.
Queer Youth Community Dinner 3:00 pm
Queer Youth Community Dinner
Oct 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Check In 5:00 pm
Check In
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
 
25
26
Drop-In Hours 3:00 pm
Drop-In Hours
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chill Time – A time for you to socialize and meet new friends.
Check In 5:00 pm
Check In
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
 
*Glitter Wars* Games, special speakers, pizza, education, fun 6:00 pm
27
28
29
Drop-In Hours 3:00 pm
Drop-In Hours
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chill Time – A time for you to socialize and meet new friends.
Check In 5:00 pm
Check In
Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
 
S.A.M.E. Support & Discussion 5:30 pm
S.A.M.E. Support & Discussion @ Inside Out Youth Services
Oct 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
What’s going on in your life, head, & heart? We want to know about you & help you develop healthy practices to deal with this thing called LIFE.
30
Drop-In Hours 3:00 pm
Drop-In Hours
Oct 30 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Chill Time – A time for you to socialize and make new friends.
Unicorn Yoga 4:30 pm
Unicorn Yoga @ Inside Out Youth Services
Oct 30 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Unicorn Yoga! Restorative Yoga with Mel – Wear Comfortable Clothing. Water and Mats will be provided. Waiver Form must be signed in order to participate.
TransFormation Support Group 6:00 pm
TransFormation Support Group
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
31
Drop-In Hours 3:00 pm
Drop-In Hours
Oct 31 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chill Time – A time for you to socialize and meet new friends.
Queer Youth Community Dinner 3:00 pm
Queer Youth Community Dinner
Oct 31 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Check In 5:00 pm
Check In
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
 
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