Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning/queer (LGBTQ) youth and their families live in all regions of the state, yet are often invisible to communities and institutions, including the child welfare system. LGBTQ youth and their families have strengths and needs, and some may come into contact with the child welfare system, as some heterosexual youth and families do. This practice guide covers topics such as statistics, relationships, engagement, safety, and residential care as they relate to LGBTQ youth.

Author: Minnesota Department of Human Services
Date: N/D