LGBTQ families may have additional concerns and considerations in finding child care that is sensitive and respectful.
Along with our online search tool, phone referral service, parent toolkit, and helpful resource guides, LGBTQ parents may want to observe and ask the following questions directly to child care providers they are considering.
Questions for Providers:
Additional Resources for LGBTQ Families in Minnesota
The Family Partnership
Counseling, education, and advocacy to support children, families, and communities in need and empower them to solve their own problems.
Family Equality Council
Advancing legal and lived equality for LGBTQ families, and for those who wish to form them, through building community, changing hearts and minds, and driving policy change.
Minneapolis Public Schools–Out 4 Good
Creating safe and supportive schools for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender students, families, teachers and staff.
Resources for LGBTQ community for equality, opportunities, and protection of rights.
Queer Birth Project
Offers a support group for LGBTQ families, a childbirth education curriculum for LGBTQ families, and no-cost referrals to culturally sensitive and queer birth professionals.
Saint Paul Public Schools–Out for Equity
Ensures a safe and welcoming school environment that fosters positive self-esteem, respect for others, and academic success for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ+) students, families, and staff members.
Peer network of resources and support groups for transgender, gender non-conforming, and questioning youth and their families.
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