Protecting the Rights and Providing Appropriate Services to LGBTQIA2S+ Youth in Out-of-Home Care - Wisconsin

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Rights of LGBTQIA2S+ Youth in Foster Care

Citation: Admin. Code DCF 54.04; 56.09; 57.05

A foster parent may not discriminate against a child because of the child's race or cultural identification, sex, age, sexual orientation, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, or disability.

A child-placing agency shall provide services to children who need and seek its care without discrimination based on race or cultural identification, sex, sexual orientation, age, creed, ancestry, disability, political affiliations, religious beliefs, color, or national origin.

Each group home shall have a written program statement that includes a nondiscrimination statement that indicates that the group home does not discriminate against a resident because of race or cultural identification, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, disability, political affiliations, or religious beliefs.

Supports for LGBTQIA2S+ Youth in Care

This issue is not addressed in the laws and policies reviewed.

Placement Considerations

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Caregiver Qualifications

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Definitions

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