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FAQs: Pregnant & Parenting Program

Q. What are the main areas you address with the infants and children of your program participants?
A. Health and development are key areas. All infants and children are assessed using the "Ages and Stages" development screen to evaluate physical, emotional and social development. Another priority is to ensure that all immunization schedules are current.

Q. What happens when a young mother or mother-to-be leaves the program?
A. Most often, participants in this program return home or go stay with other family members, but they are still in need of services and support. All Response-Ability Pregnant and Parenting Program residents are referred to our Case Manager, who develop relationships with them while they are staying at Open Door Youth Shelter - Lakeview.

Q. What is the average age of the teen moms you serve?
A. So far, the average age of the young women we're serving at Open Door Youth Shelter - Lakeview is 18 years of age.

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