Who We Are
We are working to help move pregnant and parenting teens forward.
The Center for Healthy Families engages parenting teens and their children in opportunities to acquire self-sufficiency capabilities of health and well-being, positive networks, education and employment through a coordinated network of the most effective community services.
We provide services that address the holistic needs of pregnant and parenting teens in Franklin County. Our services are both community and school based and cover the essential needs of teen parents. This can range from assisting them in finding transportation to school or identifying appropriate childcare facilities and providers.
Our resource advocates provide one-on-one support up to 24 months.
Teens in our program are graduating from high school, delaying subsequent pregnancies, establishing healthy relationships, creating stable environments, and much more.
Transforming Lives By The Numbers
Of teens in our program have graduated from high school.
9 out of 10
Of the teen mothers in our program have given birth to a healthy baby.
Of the teens in our program have successfully delayed a subsequent pregnancy.
Know The Facts
Young girls in Franklin County give birth every year.
Just 30% graduate from high school.
Roughly 65% live in poverty.
1 in 4
Nearly 1 in 4 teen births to teens, ages 15-19, are repeat births.