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Supportive Housing and Health Services for LGBTQIA+ Youth Experiencing Homelessness: Promising Practices

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations, Promising Practice, Emerging Issues

Keywords: Adolescents and Youth, Housing, LGBTQ.

Year Developed: 2020

Resource Type: Publication.

Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Outreach Staff

Language: English

Developed by: The National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: This publication addresses health disparities that LGBTQIA+ youth experiencing homelessness face and focuses on ways to increase engagement of LGBTQIA+ youth into health and housing programs.

Resource Details: The publication highlights three notable programs in three U.S. cities that have developed culturally-tailored programs to engage and support LGBTQIA+ youth experiencing homelessness and includes promising practices based on common themes across the programs.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.