The LGBTQ-Affirming Program Endorsement is an operating certificate designation for OASAS-certified programs demonstrating proficiency in creating and maintaining an LGBTQ-affirming addiction treatment space. This designation seeks to increase access to affirming and equitable addiction services and to improve outcomes for LGBTQ folx accessing the OASAS service system.
OASAS will begin accepting applications for this endorsement on June 15, 2022 on an ongoing basis. The LGBTQ-Affirming Program Endorsement is currently available only to OASAS-certified programs but will soon be expanded to OASAS-funded and otherwise authorized entities. Please bookmark this page and check back regularly for additional updates.
Three documents must be completed and submitted with a program’s LGBTQ Endorsement application:
- Cover Sheet
Please note that only complete applications will be reviewed. Omission of requested materials will result in denial or delay of endorsement.
Contact LGBTQ Endorsement
Questions about the LGBTQ Endorsement should be directed to [email protected].
Complete applications must be submitted by email only to [email protected] with the subject line, “LGBTQ Endorsement Application.”