Tag Archives: shelters

Children Make Up Half of Shelter Residents

According to an article published by United Press International on UPI.com, Minnesota researchers have said that more than half of the residents who stay in battered women’s shelters across the United States are children. Jeffrey Edelson, professor of social work at the University of Minnesota, stated in the story that an online platform can serve as a tool to give ... Read More »

Social Workers and Lambda Legal Partner to Better Serve Out of Home Youth

For Immediate Release June 9, 2008 Contact: Allison Nadelhaft 202-336-8228 anadelhaft@naswdc.org Social Workers and Lambda Legal Partner to Better Serve Out of Home Youth Washington – The National Association of Social Workers Foundation (NASWF) and Lambda Legal have partnered to improve out of home care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. The Tides Foundation provided the grant ... Read More »