The Young Parents Program has been providing support group and case management
services to teen parents in the metropolitan tri-county area since 1978.
Case management service models have been community and school based in urban and rural areas.
o Case Management
Case managers assist clients in assessing needs and goal setting.
Referrals to community services are available.
Counselors provide crisis-oriented, brief service, longterm,
couple, and family counseling.
The program offers support groups and life skills classes
o Client Support Services
Clothing is available for children and client transportation may be
Clients receive child development and parenting assessments.
o Safe Housing
Short-term host homes may be provided based on availability and
WHO CAN BE INVOLVED
Pregnant and Parenting teenagers.
Residents of the tri-county area
WAYS TO HELP
BE A SHELTER PARENT
o Transport teen parents and their children
o Provide resource materials for children
o Provide clerical support
o Manage special projects
The Young Parents Program works with youth and families to help
children grow by strengthening the capacity of the individual
child and family and helping change the societal conditions of
poverty, racism, and sexism which affect children's growth.
CALL BGAS AT (503) 222-9661 Do It Now !
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