CHC changes the lives of young parents and their children every day! We empower and educate young moms and dads, both one‐on‐one and in groups. With our support, young parents will enjoy healthy pregnancies, give birth to full‐term babies, learn solid parenting skills, complete high school, and plan for higher education or a career.
CHC changes the community as well! Without proper education, advocacy and support teen parents will have a significantly higher chance of using the social welfare system – cash assistance, food stamps, subsidized housing and involvement with Children & Youth protective services. We prepare these young parents to nurture their children and to become self‐sufficient and productive.
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CHC sponsors free childbirth classes, support groups, career counseling and other advocacy services to teens throughout Bucks & Montgomery Counties at dozens of locations. Through a practical and direct approach, this program brings the following to our community:
Education of pregnant teens to help prevent recurring pregnancies
Support for pregnant teens to complete their high school program/GED and develop job skills to overcome barriers to employment to secure stable employment at a living wage
Education of teen parents regarding preventive health practices to prevent costly medical problems
Education of adolescent parents regarding basic family skills so that their children will be able to enter school ready to learn
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3 Reasons to Donate to CHC Today:
100% of CHC's mothers receive prenatal care.
CHC's graduation rate is 94% vs. 25% nationally.
89% of our income goes directly to program.
Healthy birth weights for babies.
Babies are ready to learn.
Growing Self-Sufficiency Today =
A Stronger Community Tomorrow
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