The policies listed on this page are state or local juvenile justice agency LGBT policies or nondiscrimination policies inclusive of SOGIE. The Equity Project does not necessarily endorse any of these policies in full as a model, but includes them here for a reference of the various policies that exist.

Policies

NYC Administration for Childrens Services LGBT policy Promoting a Safe and Respectful Environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Youth and Their Families Involved in the Child Welfare, Detention, and Juvenile Justice System. The purpose of these policies is to provide direction to Children Services and provider agency staff and volunteers on sensitive, inclusive […]

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth It shall be the policy of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) to maintain and promote a safe environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in OCFS operated residential and after-care programs.

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth Pursuant to ODYS Policy 304.02 Youth Rights and Responsibilities, the purpose of this standard operating procedure shall be to ensure that youth identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI) who are placed in the custody of ODYS receive fair, equal and non-discriminatory treatment and medical care, […]

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Non-Discriminatory Treatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth The purpose of this policy is to establish guidelines and procedures to ensure that Youth Study Center (YSC) agents, providers and staff provide fair, equal and non-discriminatory treatment for all youth, and so that the YSC can provide the highest quality of services to all youth regardless of sexual orientation, […]

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