City resumes foster care work with Bethany Christian Services after it agrees to work with same-sex couples

June 28, 2018 GMT

By Staff

The city resumed foster care and adoption work Thursday with Bethany Christian Services, whose contract had been suspended because of its policy that prevented staff from working with same-sex couples.

Department of Human Services Commissioner Cynthia Figueroa said Bethany had changed its policy to conform with the city’s antidiscrimination laws and partnered with the Mayor’s Office of LGBT Affairs to train staff on “cultural competency for serving individuals and same sex couples who are LGBTQ.”

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