September 2011

September 7, 2011

The regional coordinators sure have been hard at work conducting large group trainings for the Young Moms Connect project! 

For those of you who are not yet familiar with the project, Young Moms Connect: Communities Supporting Young Families is a federal grant from the Office of Adolescent Health that is administered by the North Carolina Division of Public Health Women’s Health Branch. The March of Dimes North Carolina Preconception Health Campaign was contracted by the State to complete several facets of the Young Moms Connect project.

The purpose of this project is to offer support to women ages 13-24 years who are pregnant and/or parenting with self-sufficiency, health maintenance, and parenting skills. It also aims to bring together community partners to address the unique challenges faced by these young women using collaborative, multi-faceted strategies. Currently, Young Moms Connect is operating in five North Carolina counties: Bladen, Nash, Onslow...

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