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 10pm – 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:

Jan 8—Introduction to the program and topic preview

Jan 22—Parents and kids will explore messy and fun activities

Feb 12—Learn more about how to budget your money

Feb 26—Parents and kids explore books, storytelling

Mar 12—Get information about what your health care options are and what questions you should ask

Mar 26—Parents and kids will make toys to take home

April 9—Learn about how to make your home and neighborhood safe for you and your kids

April 23—Make sure your car seat is correctly installed

 

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