Listed on this page are a variety of vetted resources intended to help increase knowledge for caregivers, service providers and youth about the LGBTQ+ experience and the importance of safe and affirming systems of care.
Reports produced by CCYJ to support the need for centering LGBTQ+ youth’s experiences in systems of care.
CCYJ Training Resources
Linked below are the handouts and slides needed for two of our training sessions.
Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth in Systems of Care:
Talking to Youth about SOGIE:
Additional Training Resources
Reports and Literature
This list includes information to support service providers in advocating for LGBTQ+ youth.
For LGBTQ+ Youth
Listed below are some resources that can be shared with young people directly to support their coming out process, understanding their identities, knowing their rights as an LGBTQ+ person and supporting their mental health.
Youth & Family Support
A few resources and organizations that help families increase their understanding and acceptance of their LGBTQ+ child.
A few links to resources designed to assist LGBTQ+ youth sharing their own stories to help advocate for greater acceptance and understanding.