drop-in center

Drop-In Center Update:

For more information please refer to the notice on our homepage. For more personal questions, please contact our DIC Coordinator, Galina Swords,

at dropincenter@glyswny.org -- you can also use the form at the bottom of this screen to contact Galina.

upcoming DIC Schedule:

If you are interested in getting more information on any of these events or would like the Zoom link for access please email

Galina Swords, our DIC Coordinator at dropincenter@glyswny.org 

OR fill out the contact from at the bottom of this page!

The best way to stay updated on all of our DIC events is by

checking the master calendar at the bottom of our home page!

Our Drop-In Center is open to WNY youth ages 14-21 years who identify as LGBTQ+ and their allies!

Tuesday, April 6th:

Virtual DIC from 3-5 PM via Zoom

Tuesday, April 12th:

Virtual DIC from 3-5 PM via Zoom

There will be NO DIC on Tuesday, April 19th due to our GSA Conference

We invite all our young people who would normally attend DIC on this date to come to the conference! Info can be found on our conference page, here.


Tuesday, April 26th:

Virtual DIC from 3-5 PM via Zoom


Click to download

Drop-In Center FAQ:

Is there a cost to participate?


There is no cost to participate, simply show up during the hours above, and you can take part in the activities we have scheduled for that day, or just speak with one of our youth mentors who are available during the time.


Can I bring my parents/guardian/caretaker?


Of course!  Your parent, guardian, social worker or counselor are welcome to come in with you to tour the Center.

How do I know what's going on in the center?

You can download the monthly calendar from the main page!

Do you ever close unexpectedly?

There are times due to sickness, emergency or due to other issues that the drop in center hours may need to be cancelled.  You can watch our website and social media where we will announce this.  It's always prudent to check these sources before you stop down, or give us a call at 716-855-0221 to confirm!


contact our

dic coordinator here for more information 

Get In Touch

All of our *IN-PERSON*  groups and meetings will be at our new location:

The Evergreen Commons

67 Prospect Avenue

Buffalo, NY 14201

directions below

GLYS 2021 Monthly Calendar - Google Docs

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Find us: 

278 Delaware Ave. Buffalo, NY  14202

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