The Family Focus Guide helps families and individuals, in and around the Fayetteville area, find resources in our community.
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Teen Parent Program
Adolescent Parenting Program (APP) provides support for parenting teens up to age 17. The program works to help parenting teens remain in school, graduate from high school, and delay a second pregnancy.
Adolescent pregnancy recreational services for children and youth to include parent involvement. Programs are school-based and community-based. Parent support groups are encouraged. Empowers teens and preteens with self-control to reduce risky behaviors and improve self-image.
Offers ongoing prenatal care to any woman with a positivie pregnancy test. Care includes services such as nutrition assessments - routine screenings - lab studies - psychosocial assessments - counseling and education. Fees for services are based on family size and income.
Assists pregnant women in getting prenatal care and community resources to meet their needs. Services are free and include prenatal education, blood pressure checks, referrals to services such as housing, WIC, Medicaid, prenatal classes, etc. Women enrolled in the program receive a Postpartum-Newborn Home Visit to ensure that both mom and baby are doing well.
A program for pregnant women and moms that are in crisis. The program is for expecting mothers/fathers and any parents or grandparents with children up to 3 yrs. with special requirements. Parents can earn baby clothes, diapers, cribs, car seats, and many other necessities by learning. The program pairs a mother or a father with a counselor who meets with them for 8 weeks. Every lesson earns Mommy Dollars. This money can be spent in the Mommy Store.
Provides an experience for teens that simulates the parenting of an infant using computerized dolls. This innovative pregnancy prevention program is designed to help young people make responsible, informed choices about pregnancy.
The WIC program provides nutrition education and supplemental foods, breast feeding promotion/support to pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age five. Participants must meet residency, income and medical/nutritional risk eligibility requirements.
Expectant moms will learn about the birthing process, relaxation techniques, coping skills, comfort measures, pain relief options, and postpartum care. Interessted participants are strongly recommended to take the prepared childbirth education class around the 30th week of pregnancy.