We provide services, pregnancy support, and parenting support for at-risk DC women and families.
Category: Health Education Sex Education Parenting Education Education
Eligibility: Household Women/Girls Gender Families
DC Healthy Start is a federally funded program for the residents of the District of Columbia that provides support and referrals for services and resources for all women, parents and infants up to 2 years of age. The program aims to improve birth outcomes for infants and women of child bearing age. You can receive the following services through DC Healthy Start: - Care Coordination/Case Management Services - Reproductive Life Planning - Health Education - Health and Wellness...
899 N Capitol St NE, Washington, DC 20002, US (202) 442-5955
899 North Capitol St NE, Washington, DC 20002, US 202-442-5955, 202-442-4795
Category: Understand Mental Health Mental Health Evaluation One-on-One Support Health Education Family Planning Home Visiting Navigating the System Pregnancy Tests Parenting Education Health Care Disability Screening Education
Eligibility: Young Adults (20-30) Parents Pregnant Age Group Families With Children Health Conditions Household Role Infants and Toddlers (0-2) Teens (13-19) Adults (31-54)
Educational workshops including such topics such as pre-natal care, parenting, life skills, financial literacy, career planning, healthy relationships and other issues concerning today’s youth.
Category: Daily Life Skills Parenting Education Education Youth Development
Eligibility: Student at a school in DC Students
The Healthy Generations Program is a teen parenting program that strives to provide comprehensive, family-centered health care for teen parents and your children. The program goals are to: Improve health, developmental and behavioral outcomes Nurture positive parenting skills Support your educational and career goals Strengthen relationships Support family planning Support your responsible sexual decision-making We currently serve over 300 teen-headed families at four primary...
Category: Health Education Family Planning Women's Health Parenting Education Sexual & Reproductive Health Health Care Education
Eligibility: Parents Age Group Role Teens (13-19)
We teach fathers and teen dads how to be a part of their child’s life. Coach, educate and support fathers and teen dads with parenting skills. This program also helps identify community resources for their well-being. (previously called Fatherhood Initiative Workshop?)
Category: Parenting Education Education
Eligibility: Parents Role Fathers
Martha’s Table’s Early Parenting Program supports expectant mothers and those who are instrumental in the life and well-being of a newborn. Enrolled participants set goals for their growing families and learn skills for supporting their child’s development.
Category: Family Planning Parenting Education Education
Eligibility: Parents Geography Mothers with Young Children Age Group Role Fathers Infants and Toddlers (0-2) Ward 8 Resident Mothers
We provide life-skills training and support for young mothers who are in or have aged-out of the child welfare system. All of our young mothers have experienced family disruption and a host of other challenges that substantially impact their lives. The Mary Elizabeth House commitment is to guide and support young women so that they become loving and nurturing parents, and empowered young women – intellectually, economically, socially, emotionally, spiritually, and physically...
Category: Spiritual Support Preschool Counseling Residential Housing Housing Help Find School Daily Life Skills Parenting Education Health Care Education
Eligibility: Guardianship Mothers with Young Children Role Women/Girls Gender Mothers Foster Youth
Educare DC’s Prenatal Program, Moms 2 Be, empowers mothers through the continuum of pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting an infant. Our goal is to support mothers and their babies by ensuring they have access to quality healthcare, parenting and birthing classes, support and coaching from experts, and connection with other mothers. The program meets at Educare DC’s campus at IDEA Public Charter School in Deanwood. The program is free for income-qualified DC residents. We...
Category: Parenting Education Maternity Care Health Education
New Heights offers: Supportive case management and assistance with securing services, such as a childcare voucher, WIC, housing, TANF, employment, job training opportunities, college/university admissions and more. Educational workshops including topics such as pre-natal care, parenting, life skills, financial literacy, career planning, healthy relationships and other issues concerning today’s youth. An incentive program that allows participants to earn free items for their...
Category: Health Education Family Planning Resume Development Counseling Financial Aid & Loans Sex Education College Readiness Financial Education Help Find School Daily Life Skills Parenting Education Interview Training Work Health Help Find Childcare Care Money Education Youth Development
Eligibility: High School Students Education Status
Next Generation Academy provides support for Scholars’ children through age 7. Scholars participating in Next Generation Academy receive: • Monthly literacy-based home visiting and free books • $200/month towards the cost of childcare • Developmental screenings for children • Access to additional resources • Monthly parent support workshops Scholars are eligible for Next Generation Academy after one year in the Generation Hope program.
Category: Checkup & Test Help Pay for Childcare Parenting Education Health Money Education Books
Eligibility: Young Adults (20-30) Parents Citizenship Education Status Age Group Enrolled in College U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Role Teens (13-19)
Parent mentors provide a supportive network of parents that work together to develop leadership skills, enhance their parenting skills, educational advocacy, and parental rights. We also host parent leadership trainings and evidence-based Family Strengthening Core Resource groups in addition to Parent Cafés.
Category: Parenting Education Education
Eligibility: Parents Role
Through partnerships and collaborations, DC residents can get a portable crib for their infant to ensure infants are sleeping safely. Putting a baby to sleep face up in a crib reduces the chance of death caused by Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), suffocation and roll over deaths related to the infant sharing a bed with parents or other children. The Safe Sleep Program provides: - Safety Approved Portable Crib - Parent/Caregiver Education - Education for Community Partners...
Category: Baby Supplies Goods Navigating the System Parenting Education Care Education
Eligibility: Parents Pregnant Geography Age Group DC Resident Families With Children Health Conditions Household Role Infants and Toddlers (0-2) Families
WIC is a program that provides the following services to pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children up to age 5: Nutrition counseling and education Breastfeeding resources and support Nutrient-rich foods (Foods provided by the program supply calcium, protein, iron, and Vitamins A, D, and C.) Immunization assessment and screening Referrals to health and social service providers For women and children over 1-year-old, WIC also provides fresh fruits and vegetables (May...
Category: Nutrition Education Disease Screening Government Food Benefits Checkup & Test Navigating the System Parenting Education Vaccinations Health Care Money Education
Eligibility: Young Adults (20-30) Pregnant Geography Citizenship Age Group Low-income DC Resident Health Conditions Household Role Women/Girls Infants and Toddlers (0-2) Teens (13-19) Undocumented Adults (31-54) Gender Mothers Young Children (3-5) Families Income
Teen Parent Empowerment Program (TPEP) is a series of classes for teen parents or parents-to-be. TPEP meets weekly. It is offered at no cost. Each week, about 10-20 young moms like you attend TPEP. At TPEP, you’ll be surrounded by other young moms. You’ll get a nourishing meal. If you’ve already had your baby, you’ll have childcare during classes. You’ll learn skills to help you take care of your baby, build a strong family, and become financially independent. In this fun...
Category: Family Planning Financial Education Daily Life Skills Parenting Education Money Education
Eligibility: Age Group Role Teens (13-19) Mothers
Our teen parent program supports teen parent ages 16 to 22. We provide supportive services by individuals who have “lived experience.” Our supportive services are open to the teen, teen dads and parent and natural supports. We monitor and support healthy relationships and encourage reconnections in strained family relationships. We believe providing a newborn with the best opportunity for having a bright future begins during pregnancy and beyond. In addition to teen parenting...
Category: Understand Mental Health Parenting Education Care Community Support Services Education
Eligibility: Young Adults (20-30) Parents Age Group Role Teens (13-19)