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MI-APPP is an Adolescent Family Life Program-Positive Youth Development case management program that aims to create an integrated system of care in Calhoun County for pregnant and parenting teens.  MI-APPP’s goals include reducing repeat pregnancies, supporting access to and completion of secondary education, improving maternal and child health and strengthening familial connections and support networks.

 

MI-APPP serves both eligible teen mothers AND fathers by providing case management and supplemental services to support their unique needs.  MI-APPP case management services may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with staying in school or returning to school
  • Attaining a positive pregnancy outcome
  • Developing effective parenting skills
  • Obtaining social and economic independence
  • Prioritizing personal goals, including family planning
  • Building self-esteem
  • Fostering supportive adult relationships

MI-APPP supplemental services may include but are not limited to:

  • Parenting education
  • Financial literacy education
  • Healthy cooking education
  • Connection to other pregnant and parenting teens
  • Connection to other service programs

The MI-APPP case manager will meet with participants a minimum of two times per month.  During these meetings the case manager will help participants with their "My Life Plan" and goal setting/achievement.  MI-APPP supplemental services are held at varying times and locations. 

 

Program Eligibility Requirements 

  • Participants must be a pregnant or parenting teen up to ages 15-19
  • Participants can be male or female
  • There are no income requirements

For more information, please contact:

Annissa Lewis, MA, LPC, LBSW

Case Manager

269-969-6469

 

Kristin Roux

Health Education Manager

269-969-6393

 

MI-APPP Is funded by a grant through the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
 
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