Steps 2 Connect is a support for caregivers and families who may be struggling with a young persons gender and/or sexuality. A family support specialist with lived experience and social worker team together to provide in-home services for caregivers who are involved with child welfare in Allegheny County. S2C helps to move families toward improving relationships with LGBTQIA+ youth.

To request support, make a referral or for additional information, please contact: Sarah Rosso – sarah@hughlane.org or (412)973-5053

Part of this project is supported by funding from the National Quality Improvement Center for Tailored Services, Placement Stability, and Permenancy for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Two-Spirit children and youth in Foster Care. Hugh Lane Wellness Foundation supports this project in collaboration with the Allegheny County Department of Human Services.

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The National Quality Improvement Center on Tailored Services, Placement Stability and Permanency for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Two-Spirit Children and Youth in Foster Care (QIC-LGBTQ2S) is funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children, Youth and Families, Children’s Bureau, grant #90CW1145. The contents of this publication do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the funders, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This information is in the public domain. Readers are encouraged to copy and share it.