Serving LGBTQ+ Newcomers

Welcome to the Switchboard Podcast. Switchboard is a one-stop resource hub for refugee service providers in the United States, funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement. We provide resources, training, communities of practice, and programmatic assistance for programs funded by the ORR.

This episode features a conversation with Carissa Chantiles and Abby Davies from InReach. InReach is the world’s first tech platform matching LGBTQ+ people facing discrimination and persecution with safe, verified resources. They have a variety of resources dedicated to LGBTQ+ newcomers, asylees, and refugees.

In this episode, we discuss ways to support LGBTQ+ newcomers, expand the landscape of services for the community, and share tips on how service providers can become more inclusive in their day-to-day work.