Being a new mom is challenging. Being a teen mom is even more challenging. Wouldn’t it be great if babies came with instructions?
Pregnant and Parenting clients of the TEEN Center
are paired with a Family Support Worker who assists them in navigating the
web of services available to parents.
TEEN Center Family Support Workers are certified in
the Parents as Teachers parenting
Certified Family Support Workers
home visits to give support and education
arrange transportation assistance for clients for TEEN Center and doctor’s
eligible clients with various services:
Kids or Medicaid
Planning services & Birth Control
- Pregnancy Test information & referrals
The TEEN Center hosts 2 Educational Group Sessions per month. Pregnant and Parenting teens, their partners and parents are invited to attend. Topics include:
- Prenatal Classes (for Prenatal Clients only)
- Classes on STD & HIV/ AIDS prevention
- Household Budgeting
- Anger Management
- Self-esteem Building
- Healthy Relationships
- Domestic Violence Prevention
Childcare is offered onsite for those teens participating in TEEN Center activities (i.e. GED Classes, educational group sessions, WIC appointments, Women’s Center appointments, Counseling, meetings with Family Support Workers).