Teen Parent Program

FamilyWorks provides a free program for teen parents in collaboration with the North Seattle Family Center. We strive to promote the positive growth of teen parents by facilitating peer support groups, offering parenting classes/ workshops, and providing the opportunity to participate in a home visiting program. We also provide individual one on one time in which a teen parent can receive needed advocacy, guidance, encouragement, and support. Inherent in the program is the goal of providing teen parents with information about community resources and the skills to access them.

The teen parent support group meets at the North Seattle Family Center twice a month on Wednesday evenings**. Because this program is very flexible and subject to change, you should always call Gladys for information about the current schedule. She is available at (206) 694-6729 on Thursdays from 10am – 4:30pm and can be reached at gladysm@familyworksseattle.org . Gladys can also be reached at the North Seattle Family Center (206) 364-7930 or gladysm@chs-wa.org.  The North Seattle Family Center is located at 2611 NE 125th Street, Suite 145,  Seattle 98125, you can reach the North Seattle Family Center at 206-364-7930. Any parent or expectant parent aged 23 or under is welcome to participate in the program.

**Our current schedule of topics for the support group is:

July 9—How your life experiences effect you

July 23-Positive Discipline: intro to parenting topics

August 13—Having healthy relationships

August 27—Positive Discipline: Parenting styles

Sept 10—Preparing for an emergency

Sept 24—Positive Discipline: Mistaken Beliefs

Oct 8–Discussing your child’s mental health

Oct 22-Positive Discipline: Solutions

Nov 5-Potluck

Nov 19-Positive Discipline: meetings/problem solving

Dec 3–Finding good child care

Topics and schedules are subject to change so call Gladys to confirm

 

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