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Bethany Program

The Bethany Program consists of group residences located in Brooklyn and Queens, which provide a supportive home environment for pregnant and parenting teens in foster care. Young women in the program are assisted with educational, vocational, and independent living skills acquisition as they develop the necessary parenting skills to provide safe and nurturing care for their children.

Who Can Benefit from this Program

Pregnant teens and teen mothers with custody of their child(ren)

Age Criteria or Other Eligibility Requirements

Ages 15-21; in foster care

How to Access this Program or Service

NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) foster care services

Success Stories

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participants in our Young Adult Workforce Program at Rikers Island completed our program to become licensed drivers to improve their employability

We help

2,000

children get ready for kindergarten