LGBT Youth Deserve Quality Foster Care

June 12, 2015 | by Eric Charles-Gallo | USA Today

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USA Today features the story of Darnell, a gay foster youth, and the struggle to find him an affirming home. Long-term placement is difficult to secure for all foster youth, particularly those who are LGBTQ. The lack of support and resources for marginalized youth in the child welfare system make them particularly vulnerable to homelessness and hospitalization.

USA Today features the story of Darnell, a gay foster youth, and the struggle to find him an affirming home. Long-term placement is difficult to secure for all foster youth, particularly those who are LGBTQ. The lack of support and resources for marginalized youth in the child welfare system make them particularly vulnerable to homelessness and hospitalization. Read more about NCCD’s work in improving the child welfare system for all youth here.