Leffler Foundation Inc
1500+ LGBTQ Homeless Youth In Louisville
If 17,000 Young People Are Disconnected, And We Accept That The Courier Journal Reported Correctly That 23% Of Those Are Homeless, And We Apply From Multiple Studies That LGBTQ Youth Make Up 40% Of That Population :
1500 Homeless ... Many More Nearly Homeless
Survival Sex Keeps Them Sheltered
Substance Abuse Helps Them Forget
41% Are Sex Trafficking Victims
Not the way they choose to live. They will get arrested as criminals.
16 - 17 Average Age
Average age that LGBTQ Homeless Youth enter Sex Trafficking
70% More Likely To Engage In Survival Sex
Literally have no other way to survive.
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Our Fundraising Plans
We have a massive problem in Louisville but we have a plan to help as many as we can with housing, technology training, technology access, career opportunities and an inclusive community.
Tech Education & GED Prep
Home For Students
Mental Health Counseling
About LGBTQ Homelessness
Other Cities Have Stepped Up
More and more young people are coming out of the closet today. Sadly huge numbers are rejected by their families and forced into homelessness.
Louisville, KY attracts homeless youth throughout the state, making it the center of Kentucky's LGBTQ Youth Homeless Crisis
This is a common story among LGBTQ homeless.
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501(c)(3) Nonprofit Corporation
LFI is a tech training nonprofit that stabilizes homeless youth and offers an opportunity