Maternity Group Homes for Pregnant and Parenting Youth

African American mother and childThe Maternity Group Homes for Pregnant and Parenting Youth (MGH) Program supports homeless pregnant and/or parenting young people, as well as their dependent children. Youth must be between the ages of 16 and 22 to enter the program.

In addition to standard TLP services, MGH programs offer an array of comprehensive services to teach:

  • Parenting skills
  • Child development
  • Family budgeting
  • Health and nutrition

MGH projects incorporate the principles of Positive Youth Development and administer services such as:

  • Child-safe transitional and independent living accommodations
  • Education in parenting, child discipline and safety
  • Mental, physical, and reproductive health care
  • Resources to help youth identify reliable, affordable child care
  • Money management and use of credit
  • Educational opportunities, such as GED preparation, post-secondary training and vocational education

For more information, please see the MGH Program Fact Sheet. To find MGH grantees, please visit the FYSB map.

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