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Housing For LGBTQIA+
According to a recent study from Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, LGBTQ+ young people are 120% more likely to experience homelessness than non-LGBTQ+ youth.
Full Spectrum Community Outreach, Mahoning Valley’s only LGBTQ+ center, is working to build an inclusive Mahoning Valley where LGBTQ+ people thrive as healthy, equal and complete members of society. Our latest project is purchasing a house that would provide a safe space for members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Presently, The Mahoning Valley only has one homeless shelter that welcomes youths in the LGBTQ+ community, and they have a limited amount of beds. No homeless shelters in our area are inclusive of LGBTQ+ adults. Our goal is to purchase a four bedroom house in Youngstown, that will provide eight beds to the LGBTQ+ community who are experiencing homelessness.
This home will also serve as offices for Full Spectrum Community Outreach and will be used for support group meetings, and to provide non-perishable food, clothing and toiletries for those in need.
In order for this much needed home to become a reality, we are reaching out to generous people in the area for donations.
Thank you for your consideration in such a worthwhile project.
If you would like to help us make this house a reality, please use the links below.
Full Spectrum Housing Director
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Full Spectrum Community Outreach
PO BOX #14337
YOUNGSTOWN, OH 4OX4514
Please make checks payable to "BCC Full Spectrum Community Outreach"
Full Spectrum is a registered 501(c)(3): 81-2650919. Your donation is tax-deductible.
If you are in need of housing support, please contact us directly at:
234.254.8924 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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