"All Children - All Families: Benchmarks of LGBTQ+ Inclusion," ACAF (All Children All Families) announced that in 43 states, 172 child welfare agencies employing over 30,500 professionals and serving more than 1.4 million children, youth, and families annually implemented LGBTQ+ inclusive policies and affirming practices.
ACAF and leading child welfare agencies are changing the way LGBTQ+ youth and families are served.
NOAS is proud to be one of those agencies. Our agency is the only one in Ohio's northern half to provide these inclusive services to foster youth and their families. LGBTQ+ youth and families benefit greatly from these inclusive services. By implementing LGBTQ+ inclusive policies and affirming practices, NOAS is creating safe and affirming environments where LGBTQ+ youth can thrive, receive the necessary support, and find loving and accepting families.
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