Baby Steps

Baby Steps through Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health is a program funded through the Teen Pregnancy Targeted Case Management grant from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

The program provides pregnant and parenting adolescents with intensive case management services to assist in identification and utilization of personal, social and community resources.

Referral Form

Eligibility

  • Douglas County residents, age 20 or younger.
  • Enrollment prenatally up to 12 months after delivery.
  • Free and Voluntary

Goals

  • Improve outcomes of adolescent and teen pregnancy for parents and their children
  • Increase levels of self-sufficiency and goal directedness relating to parents’ futures and the child’s future
  • Encourage delay of subsequent childbearing

Services

  • Prenatal Support
  • Education Support
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Mom’s Night Out
  • Parent Education
  • Depression & IPV Screenings
  • Life Skills Assessment& Goal Setting
  • Referrals & Exploration of Resources
  • Home Visiting
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