227 high schoolers reported that they dropped out due to pregnancy or the need to care for their children, according to Durham Public Schools in 2017-2018. Being an adolescent parent is one of the biggest barriers amongst high school students.
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Helping Each Adolescent Reach Their Spark (H.E.A.R.T.S) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that educates and equips adolescent parents with the tools needed to become independent and self-sufficient. We provide resources and services to help adolescent parents achieve their best life.
Who We Serve
H.E.A.R.T.S serves adolescent parents, who are either parenting or expecting, between the ages of 13 to 22 and their children regardless of race, ethnicity and/or social economic status.
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