PAJF is conducting a needs assessment:

Would you like to be part of our focus groups?


PAJF wants to better understand the needs of LGBTQ parents and prospective parents in Upstate NY. Please come and share your thoughts at a focus group meeting in your region!
#1 Kingston, Wednesday, 7/20
#2 Buffalo, Wednesday, 7/27
#3 Syracuse, Tuesday, 8/2
#4 Binghamton, Tuesday, 8/9
#5 Rochester, Thursday, 8/11
#6 Cortland, Thursday, 8/18
#7 Albany, NEW DATE Wednesday, 8/31
We promise dinner and stimulating conversation with old friends and new. $20 Amazon gift card to each attendee. RSVP required to Mayumi at or 607-777-3717. For further info., also contact Mayumi.


Would you like to take our 5-minute online survey?


We are conducting a research study on LGBTQ adults, including, but not limited to, parents and prospective parents' needs about social support, social isolation, healthcare access, and cultural competency. We are looking for individuals 18 years and older to answer a quick survey.  You are invited to participate if you identify as LGBTQ. If you agree, we would like to you to answer some questions about social support and social isolation OR healthcare access and cultural competency. The survey should take five minutes. Your responses are anonymous and will be grouped with other people’s answers.   


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Directory of LGBTQ-Inclusive Services

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Last Updated: 7/18/16