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A mother comforts her child.

Toolkit Teaches Young Parents Trauma-Sensitive Caregiving
Discover a guide staff can use to create parenting skills lesson plans.

A young mom bottle feeding her baby.

Are Educational Factors Linked to Better Birth Outcomes for Teen Moms?
Learn about the impact of academic performance and educational aspiration on infants' birth weight and gestational age.

A child gives a card to their father.

Federal Clearinghouse Supports Strong Fathers, Families
Learn about the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse, funded by the ACF Office of Family Assistance.

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Help Prevent Reproductive Coercion by Screening Youth for Dating Violence
We've compiled three screening tools that can help you identify youth in unhealthy relationships.

A young mother holding her new baby.

Q&A: Using the HEART Program to Integrate Medical and Mental Health Care for Teen Moms
We talk to Bethany Ashby about the program's work to provide comprehensive services for pregnant and parenting youth.

A young pregnant woman and her counselor.

Can an Integrated Mental Health Model Improve Engagement Among Pregnant Youth?
Researchers study the impact of the HEART program, which works with pregnant and parenting teens in Colorado to identify their mental health needs and engage them in treatment.

A smiling young pregnant woman.

Providing Extra Services to Pregnant Teens in Foster Care Improves Outcomes for Young Families
Learn about the kinds of services that help pregnant youth in foster care thrive.

A young woman sitting in an alley.

From the National Runaway Safeline: Megan's Story
A young woman concerned she might be pregnant reaches out to the Family and Youth Services Bureau's national communication system for runaway and homeless youth.

A young woman wearing a hoodie stands against a wall

This National Runaway Prevention Month, Show There’s More to Youth than ‘Meets the Eye’
Join the National Runaway Safeline in raising awareness about the needs of runaway and homeless youth.

Young parents walk with their toddler in a park.

5 Resources to Support and Empower Teen Parents
Learn about organizations and campaigns across the country working to help teen parents succeed.

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