Willimantic Street Fests

Young Parents Program / Support for Pregnant and Parenting Teens


The Support for Pregnant and Parenting Teen (SPPT) Grant is a school-based grant program . The programs are located in comprehensive high schools serving students in grades 9-12, with a focus on improving the health, education, and social outcomes for pregnant and parenting students and their children. The program provides a coordinated approach to school health and student support services, which has been identified as an evidence-based approach for working with parenting students and their children. This coordinated model offers:  Flexible, quality schooling to help young parents complete high school;  Case management and family support;  Linkages and referrals to prenatal care and reproductive health services; Quality child care for children with links to basic prevention health care;  Parenting and life skills education and support services; Father involvement services and supports