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Reintegration With Resilience: Helping LGBTQ+ Youth Thrive After Confinement

NCJ Number
Youth Reentry Technical Assistance Center
Date Published
April 2024
4 pages

This publication of Youth Reentry Technical Assistance Center (YRTAC) provides guidance for reentry programs on the specific needs of LGBTQ+ youth.


This brief by the Youth Reentry Technical Assistance Center (YRTAC) discusses the unique needs of LGBTQ+ youth. The publication covers what reentry programs need to know and how they can help, including safe and affirming environments, staff training and accountability, connecting to specialized care, and addressing specific challenges. The brief closes with a list of resources to support this work.