Volunteer: Support LGBTQ+ Youth in Foster Care

Delaware CASA Program: Support Youth in Foster Care

Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs): Help LGBTQ+ Youth in Foster Care Thrive Navigating the foster care system can be an arduous and daunting experience, particularly for vulnerable youth who identify as LGBTQ+. However, Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) are playing a vital role in providing support, guidance, and advocacy to ensure the best possible outcomes for these … Read more

Host Homes and Unhoused LGBTQ+ Youth

Delaware Host Home Programs

Delaware’s LGBTQ+ Community has made significant strides in recent years, but housing instability among LGBTQ+ Youth remains a concern. Host Home programs offer one possible solution our state is exploring. In one national survey of LGBTQ+ Youth aged 13-24 conducted by the Trevor Project, 28% of LGBTQ youth reported experiencing homelessness or housing instability at … Read more

Welcome Angel / Lamar

Sussex Pride Welcome Angel Lamar Delaware

Sussex Pride is excited to welcome our new intern Angel or Lamar Kellam whose internship will be with us from January through the end of April. They are gender fluid and go by either the name Angel or the name Lamar. They sometimes dress in a more masculine mode (as pictured here) and go by … Read more

Delaware PIT Survey & LGBTQ+ Youth

Delaware Point in Time (PIT) Survey

The Point in Time (PIT) survey is a federally mandated annual event that aims to identify the number of people experiencing homelessness. The survey collects data on how many people are experiencing unsheltered or sheltered homelessness and what factors contributed to their current situation. The survey is particularly important for marginalized groups such as LGBTQ … Read more

Hotline for Unhoused Youth in Delaware

Homeless Youth Hotline

The Runaway and Homeless Youth Project of CHILD, Inc. operates a 24-Hour Runaway Hotline that serves as a vital link between runaways, their families, and CHILD, Inc. counseling services. The Project provides free individual and family counseling, a temporary emergency home, and related services to runaway and homeless youth and families experiencing stress. Call (302) … Read more