Community-Wide Prevention of LGBTQ Youth Homelessness: Lessons Learned During Planning Phase
in the summer of 2014 the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) launched the LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Prevention Initiative to identify successful strategies for ensuring that no young person is left without a home because of their sexual orientation or gender identity and expression.
This brief summarizes the lessons learned and recommendations of the initiative. The initiative began with two pilot communities that developed local, community-wide prevention plans, which they started implementing in fall of 2014.
Read the full report on which this brief is based: Review of the LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Prevention Initiative Planning Phase.