Offered by Seward County Health Department, this program provides free case management for pregnant and parenting adolescents under the age of 21. A case manager will help with setting and reaching goals in several areas of life including: daily living situations, education and training, employment, finances, key relationships, parenting, health, and empowerment.
1) Reduce negative consequences of teenage pregnancy for KanCare-enrolled teens and their children.
2) Increase levels of self-sufficiency and goal-directedness relating to their own futures and that of their children.
3) Delay subsequent childbearing until completion of goals related to basic education/training or they reach 21 years of age.
1) Under the age of 21
2) Pregnant or parenting
3) Enrolled in Medicaid
Regular health care will help you stay healthy during your pregnancy and help your baby grow health and strong. Your case manager will help you find affordable care.
Are you hoping to finish high school? Are you wanting to go to college? How about finding a job? Your case manager will help you determine what you want to accomplish and assist you in working towards your goals.
Babies don't come with instructions but you can learn to be a great parent. Your case manger can provide resources and information on how to take care of your new baby.
All that you may be able to think about right now is your baby but it is important to take care of yourself as well as your baby. Your case manager can provide support and resources for all areas of your life.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (620) 626-3369 OR (620) 482-6085.
All participants will receive assistance with appointment scheduling and completion of paperwork as needed.