Other Resources

Also check out “Internet Resources” for Youth in Care

For Youth
The American Bar Association now (July 2010) has a new website for youth in foster care: “It’s Your Life” http://new.abanet.org/child/Pages/lgbtq.youth.aspx

For Adults
ocfslogo_header_100In New York State – on August 7, 2013  OCFS launched
‘Evidence-Based Programs and Practices,’ ‘LGBTQ’ Websites
http://ocfs.ny.gov/main/sppd/effective_practices/
Go to the YOUTH top on top of page.

In New York State – on December 30, 2009
Promoting a Safe and Respectful Environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Children: In December, 2009, the Office of Children & Family Services (OCFS) sent a directive 09-OCFS-INF-06 to Commissioners of Social Services and Executive Directors of Voluntary Authorized Agencies regarding gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered & questioning youth in care. Date: December 30, 2009
Gays & Lesbians as Foster Parents: http://www.hrc.org/issues/parenting/foster_parenting/1008.htm