This 2020 report highlights 100 child welfare agencies across the country that partnered with the HRC Foundation’s All Children - All Families project to improve the services to the LGBTQ children in foster care and prospective parents.
This report highlights 100 child welfare agencies across the country that partnered with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s All Children - All Families project to improve the services they provide to the LGBTQ community, including children in foster care and prospective foster and adoptive parents. These organizations serve more than 600,000 clients annually in 28 states, and employ more than 15,000 individuals.
The agencies featured in this report conducted an internal self-assessment, provided professional development to staff and implemented ACAF’s “Benchmarks of LGBTQ Inclusion,” which track policy and practice changes within agencies. Change-Makers in Child Welfare 2020 features three “Tiers of Recognition,” which celebrate the strides agencies have made toward becoming fully LGBTQ welcoming and affirming.
The report also features profiles of child welfare organizations that are setting the bar for LGBTQ inclusion, as well as profiles of the LGBTQ parents they serve.
Download the full report here or flip through the digital version below.