Nuevo Amanecer Latino Children’s Services (NALCS) provides services for teen parents and their non-dependent child (ren) known as Whole Family Foster Homes (WFFH). The goal is to support and service the teen parent family in order to strengthen them while nurturing safety and independence.
NALCS WFFH program provides young parents female and male with the following services and support:
Services to support teen parent provide the care and supervision of heir children.
Strengthen the young family while nurturing safety and independence
Help assist the teen parent in developing the skills necessary to provide a safe, stable and permanent home for his or her child.
Attention and support that is individual to each teen parent and their non-dependent child (ren).
Working with teen parents on everyday aspects of life, relationships, problems solving, personal responsibility, and skill building.
Connecting teen parents to caring adults and critical resources
Discuss the extended foster care program as a viable option
The ultimate goal is to teach young parents responsibility while giving them the opportunity to learn to become parents and self-sufficient at the same time so that their children may not have to enter the foster care system as well and break the cycle.