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about family Q

IHI Therapy Center has previously offered family Q, a ground-breaking support program of free workshops and counseling for LGBTQ parents and prospective parents. While LGBTQ persons now more freely contemplate marriage and family life, they still face more difficult challenges than their straight counterparts. The family Q workshops alerted the participants to the emotional issues they and their children face and gave them the insights and tools needed for productive family-building.

family Q grew out of the earlier and ongoing efforts of such organizations as the LGBT Center's Center Kids, COLAGE, and the Family Equality Council. ihi hopes that this unique program will fulfill unmet needs of LGBTQ folks in the parenting realm by providing a safe, congenial ground to explore difficult emotional issues. 

This program was funded by the New York Department of Health