San Francisco is set to launch an innovative LGBTQ senior telehealth program this year, as mental health issues among the city’s older LGBTQ adults have only increased due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It is believed to be the first of its kind in the country funded by a city.
The city allocated $600,000 for the LGBTQ senior telehealth program in the current fiscal year budget that began July 1. There is $250,000 for the telehealth/mental health component and $350,000 for the complementary technology support and connections program.
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