Community Partners

Thrive Youth Center


How Thrive Youth Center impacts San Antonio's shared Community Vision

Thrive Youth Center provides a safe and supportive center for homeless LGBTQ youth, ages 18-25, so they may become productive, skilled, educated, and successful adults with the ability, opportunity, and possibility of achieving their dreams. By first making sure that each client’s basic needs are met - food, shelter, ID recovery, and access to services addressing mental, emotional and physical health – Thrive Youth Center provides stability and support to through programs like: substance abuse recovery, financial literacy training, communication and social skills, GED classes, vocational opportunities, resume preparation, transportation assistance, and legal services. By providing stable housing, connections, and social-emotion well-being, Thrive Youth Center works toward making sure that all unaccompanied homeless youth have the opportunity and support needed to become healthy and successful adults.

Community Results Impacted

Systemic Inequities Impacted

  • Education (College Access and College Completion)
  • Family Violence
  • Housing
  • Mobility
  • Small Business and Nonprofit Support
  • Workforce Development

Thrive Youth Center serves:

  • Geographic Area
    County-wide: Across Bexar County only
  • City Council District
    All 10 City Council Districts
  • Demographic Focus
    Gender Identity
    Formal Education Attainment Level

Economic Impact:

$711,700 in revenue

Fiscal Year 2019

Coalitions and Collaborations:

  • The Nonprofit Council