Five Things to Know About Teen Parents and How to Help Them

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), and National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth (NCFY)

This web article describes five things service providers should know about teen parents and how to help them. It summarizes findings from a Massachusetts Alliance on Teen Pregnancy study, highlighting issues of family conflict, abuse and neglect, homelessness, and trafficking among teen parents.

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