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1259 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226 T: (718) 675-3372
Program Summary: CAMBA’s Project Accept LGBT Youth (Project ALY) promotes acceptance from parents and family members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth-a proven strategy for decreasing risk of future health or mental health problems among this highly at-risk group.
The goal is to promote parental/familial acceptance of LGBT youth, thus:
Project ALY promotes structural change around acceptance of LGBT youth through:
To further remove the stigma and motivate change in the community toward acceptance of LGBTQ youth, CAMBA facilitates a social marketing campaign which features positive messaging on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, etc. and printed advertisements on buses and at transportation hubs throughout Brooklyn reaching a viewership of 100,000 people.
Eligibility: Brooklyn parents, families, caregivers and allies of LGBT youth
Clients Served Annually: 500
Referrals Accepted: Yes
This program is funded by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene through a contract with Public Health Solutions.
CAMBA is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers on this document may be reached by persons using TTD/TTY equipment via the New York State relay number 1-800-662-1220.