LGBTQ youth homelessness & services & LGBTQ Child Welfare System-Involved (CSW-I) youth
Nicholas Forge’s research focus is homelessness among sexual and gender expansive identified youth and young adults, particularly in the area of child welfare involvement, service provision and evidence-based practices. He has investigated trafficking among youth experiencing homelessness, was clinical field director on the Atlanta Youth Count and Needs Assessment, and was co-principal investigator on a participatory action research project involving LGBTQ homeless youth. He has served on the board of Trinity Place, a transitional living shelter for homeless LGBTQ youth and young adults in New York City. His articles have appeared in Child Welfare, Children and Youth Services Review and the Journal of Black Studies. He holds a Ph.D. from Fordham University.