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Best Practices for GLBT Homeless Youth

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Guidelines for providing culturally competent care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning (LGBTQ) Homeless Youth

According to a 2007 report, LGBTQ youth comprise up to 42% of the youth homeless population in the United States. LGBTQ youth face unique challenges in receiving social services, Lambda Legal Defense and the National Alliance to End Homelessness developed recommended best practices for serving LGBT homeless youth. Here are these and other recommendations that will help your agency improve the delivery of service to LGBTQ youth.