Parenting Education and Support Project                  

Fort Lauderdale

MOM (More Opportunities for Moms) provides a Healthy Start curriculum for runaway and homeless youth who are pregnant or young parents. (In order to maximize participation among residents who may be attending school, working, or following up on appointments or referrals). Instruction is arranged according to each participant’s individual needs and covers the following topics:

  • Childbirth and Post-Partum Care
  • Prenatal health and development
  • Infant feeding including breastfeeding
  • Parenting infants and toddlers
  • Child development
  • Women’s health
  • Adoption counseling

In addition, at Covenant House’s on-site clinic, an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner and a Registered Nurse provide:

  • Pregnancy testing
  • Health assessments for pregnant girls and young mothers and their babies
  • Health education regarding pregnancy
  • Health education regarding infants and toddlers
  • Referrals to appropriate community health care providers and medical professionals

MOM is partially funded by The Batchelor Foundation, Broward Healthy Start Coalition, Inc., Children’s Opportunity Group, Community Foundation of Broward, Friends of Children, Blue Foundation, United Way of Broward County and Salah Foundation.

 

 

Fort Lauderdale

Covenant House Florida 733 Breakers Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 Phone: (954) 561-5559 | Fax: (954) 565-6551 | Toll-Free: (800) 683-8338

Orlando

Covenant House Florida 5931 E. Colonial Drive Orlando, FL 32807 Phone: (407) 482-0404 | Fax: (407) 482-0657 | Toll-Free: (800) 441-4478