Child, Home & Community, Inc.
204 N. West St., #101
Doylestown, PA 18901
* Education for pregnant adolescents, adolescent parents and their families: "Focus on Motherhood" - a prenatal education program by a certified childbirth instructor at specified times at Warminster Hospital, Doylestown Hospital, Grand View Hospital Children's Center, Lower Bucks Hospital, Mother Bachmann Center in Bensalem, and St. Mary Medical Center; "Parenting the Young Child" - a four session parenting skills program, designed especially for young parents, held at specified times at Doylestown Hospital Children's Village, Grand View Hospital Children's Center, Lower Bucks Hospital, and St. Mary Medical Center.
* Monthly support meetings for young parents and their children: discussion on topics relevant to early pregnancy and parenting; includes guest speakers, life skills training and resources essential to raising healthy and happy young children; located in Doylestown Hospital Children's Village, Grand View Hospital Children's Center, Lower Bucks Hospital, and St. Mary Medical Center.
* School-based programs work with local schools to provide support to personnel working with pregnant and parenting students and to address the special needs of students; agency staff, currently offering services in Bristol Township, Centennial, Central Bucks, Pennridge, Pennsbury, and Quakertown school districts, are available weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly.
Call the office 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday, for more information.
Outreach and in-home support services for pregnant women and new mothers; nurses visit the home according to the needs of the new mother and baby; appropriate health, educational services provided; referrals to other agencies as necessary; referrals come from hospitals, agencies, pregnant women and new mothers themselves; program follows mother and child until the child is 18 months old; program is available for all age mothers, including pregnant teenagers and teenage mothers; focus is on low-income women, but no woman in need of service is turned away.
8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.
Group program open to teen/expectant teen mothers to help them stay in school, learn life and parenting skills, prevent repeat pregnancy; individual counseling, peer support and some recreation; transportation provided in Lower Bucks; telephone counseling by social worker available.
Call for information 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.