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Teen Parent Connections

The Teen Parent Connections (Tcp)/Adolescent Family Life Program (Aflp) provides continuous case management to pregnant and/or parenting adolescents and their infants within a comprehensive local network of services and resources with the goals of reducing the incidence of poor pregnancy outcomes, subsequent pregnancies, and assisting them in improving the quality of their health, social, and economic well-being. Using a multi and trans disciplinary support network, Tcp/Aflp delivers long-term, comprehensive and future oriented home-based case management to high risk pregnant or parenting adolescents through the age of twenty.

Accepted to the Portfolio: July 2014

Target Outcomes

Short Term Outcomes

  • Client is physically active daily
  • Client receives WIC
  • Client attempts breastfeeding
  • Child is current on immunizations
  • Client attends school
  • No tobacco and/or AOD use by client
  • Client learns about accurate and consistent contraception use
  • If sexually active, client always uses contraception

Long Term Outcomes

  • Improved health and well being of pregnant and parenting teens and thereby their children over the life course
  • Increased educational advancement among pregnant and parenting teens and thereby improved health through effects on income, health knowledge and behavior, socioeconomic status and support

Target Population

Demographics

  • Early Childhood (0 - 5)
  • Transitional Age Youth (16 - 24)

Service Area

County-wide:

  • Southeast (District 1)
  • Southwest (District 2)
  • Central (District 3)
  • Northeast (District 4)
  • Northwest (District 5)



    Program Implementers

    The following organizations implement this program locally:

    Sonoma County Department of Health Services

     Sonoma County Department of Health Services

    Program Funders

    Many thanks to the following funders for making this program possible.

    Funders

    • Federal Financial Participation Title XIX
    • Local Agency Realignment
    • Mcah Title V