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Community-Wide Prevention of LGBTQ Youth Homelessness: Lessons Learned During Planning Phase

Date Published: April 2016



This document summarizes the lessons learned and recommendations of the HUD's LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Prevention Initiative ("initiative").  The initiative’s goal is 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. The initiative began with two pilot communities that developed local, community-wide prevention plans, which they started implementing in fall of 2014. 

See the Review of the LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Prevention Initiative Planning Phase for the complete report.

See the LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Prevention Initiative Community Plans for Hamilton County (Cincinnati), Ohio and Harris County (Houston), Texas.

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Tags: Homelessness Prevention and Assistance - Addressing Community Needs Homelessness Prevention and Assistance - Gap Analysis and Planning
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