Services for Homeless and At-Risk LGBTQ Youth - 5:06
with, Mark McCormick
Posted Mar 30, 2017
The Ruth Ellis Center is a youth social services agency with a mission "to provide short-term and long-term residential safe space and support services for runaway, homeless, and at-risk lesbian, gay, bi-attractional, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth." As LGBTQ youth continue to be disproportionately affected by homelessness, the Ruth Ellis Center remains dedicated to ensuring that these vulnerable youth and young adults receive the services and inherent protections available to all citizens. While the Center emphasizes serving LGBTQ youth who are often ostracized, shamed, and denied services by other agencies, no youth, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation is turned away or denied services. Visit the Ruth Ellis Center?on the web. Recorded on March 23rd, 2017.
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