We assist young mothers and fathers and their families during pregnancy through the baby’s first year of life with medical referrals, education and counseling services. We support parents by teaching parenting and life skills, securing resources, medical care and, when requested, assistance with infant adoptions.
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The program provides the following:
Prenatal and postpartum care through collaboration with St. Joseph Hospital, Women and Children’s Clinic and Doctor’s Hospital
Comprehensive bio-psycho-social assessment to assess the following needs: medical, nutritional, familial, emotional, vocation/educational, parental knowledge and skills, psychological, legal and financial; on-going individual, family, and group counseling regarding the pregnancy
Monthly support groups
Quarterly social enrichment activities
Monthly in-home education on prenatal, life skills, and parenting issues
In-home aftercare up to 1 year after the birth of the child
Appropriate referrals to other health and social services as required.
The staff works to ensure the births of healthy babies to healthy moms while working to establish self-sufficiency for all program clients. Participants can earn points to obtain needed baby items.
Clients will receive assistance in applying for Medicaid. There is no cost for clients eligible for Medicaid or who have private insurance.
Direct services are provided by licensed social work professionals.
Pregnant and parenting adolescents and young adults, ages 25 and under and their infants, birth fathers and their respective parents, or family support system.
Social services are provided in the home and at the office at 2900 Louisiana, Houston, Texas 77006. Medical services are provided at St. Joseph's Women and Children Clinic located at the corner of St. Joseph Parkway and Crawford and Doctor’s Hospital located at 233 West Parker Road. Clients may live in Harris and surrounding counties.
The program welcomes baby showers by groups, providing items for the mothers and infants. These items are acquired by the clients through a motivational point reward system.
Assistance with special events such as holiday parties and monthly support group.
Judy Smalling, 713.874.6583
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