Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

An integrated mobile health team for LGBT homeless adults in Los Angeles County: A grant proposal
by Hernandez Enciso, Heather, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2015, 78; 1589612
Abstract (Summary)

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) homeless adults continue to be understudied and underserved despite the known healthcare and mental health disparities among the LGBT and risk factors associated with homelessness. Insufficient research and programs for the LGBT homeless adult population further perpetuates systematic discrimination due to the lack of culturally competent social service programs addressing their complex needs. The purpose of this project was to identify the health and mental health needs of LGBT homeless adults and to write a grant to fund an integrated mobile health team to increase access to health and mental services in the Skid Row and Hollywood areas of Los Angeles. The host agency for the grant proposal is the John Wesley Community Health Institute Incorporation in Skid Row downtown Los Angeles, California. The actual submission of this grant to California Community Foundation was not required to successfully complete this thesis projec

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Kim, Mimi
Commitee: O'Donnell, Julie, Wilson, Steve
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Social Work
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 54/05M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Social work
Keywords: Grant, Homeless adults, Lgbt, Los angeles
Publication Number: 1589612
ISBN: 9781321775730
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