The Houston Birthing Connection focuses mainly on serving at-risk young women, ages twelve to nineteen years old
The Houston Birthing Connection focuses mainly on serving at-risk young women, ages twelve to nineteen years old, who are identified as likely to have a difficult time incorporating the challenges of parenthood into their lives, primarily those at risk of failing to graduate high school. These students face much opposition as they work to achieve their goals, having often already struggled against both personal and widespread social difficulties in order to meet the demands of school, employment, and family life. Many of these students face, isolation from the community, and economic and social disadvantage. Many suffer from depression. Many are survivors of rape, incest, and other forms of sexual abuse. Still, no matter what personal circumstances they face, all of the Houston Birthing Connection's clients can benefit greatly from a non-judgmental help offering empathy and support during this difficult time.
We are here to provide practical and compassionate support to anyone facing the possibility of a pregnancy-related crisis. Our model operates through integration of community services and teen support systems.
Our comprehensive educational program empowers young people to make safe, healthy choices with the support of trained mentors.
We are committed to the professional and personal growth of our youth. Our holistic approach creates a balanced, supportive environment for teens and tweens to: