Rating: 4.97 stars 39 reviews
Issues: Children & Youth
Location: 17815 Sky Park Circle Building 10, Suite H Irvine CA 92614 USA
When teenagers choose to parent, many lose the support of their family and friends. Many drop out of school and depend upon welfare and other assistance programs. Their choices in life seem to be few and they can become depressed and hopeless…
Fristers addresses the needs of these young moms and their children and offers them hope for their future.
Fristers provides the education and support they need to live healthy and productive lives.
Target demographics: teen mothers and their children
Direct beneficiaries per year: 700
Geographic areas served: Orange County, Fresno County
Programs: LifeCoach for pregnant and parenting teen moms, ages 13-24, a weekly program that provides education, access to resources, role models and support; and Kidsters, a childcare and school readiness program for the children of teen moms, ages 0-5, who are enrolled in LifeCoach. Kidsters provides a safe and loving environment and promotes growth in each child socially, emotionally, cognitively and physically.
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