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24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 800-554-4972
A full-service domestic and sexual violence
agency serving the Grand Traverse area

Doula Teen Parent Program

The Doula Program, Traverse City, MI

The Doula Teen Parent Program supports young parents during pregnancy and for up to three years after their child is born. Our mission is to promote healthy deliveries, establish great parent/child parents. We do this by providing support, mentoring education, advocacy and access to resources. Any young parent and parent-to-be is welcome to join the Doula Program.
 

Program Services

The Doula Teen Parent Program supports young parents during pregnancy and for up to three years after their child is born. Our mission is to promote healthy deliveries, establish great parent/child parents. We do this by providing support, mentoring education, advocacy and access to resources. Any young parent and parent-to-be is welcome to join the Doula Program.

 

Doula Labor and Delivery Support:

Support is provided to those who wish to have someone present at their delivery.

Any young mother delivering at Munson Medical Center is eligible for a Doula to attend birthing classes, be present during delivery and provide short-term support to Mom, the newborn and the family.

 

Doula Mentors:

Doula Mentors provide practical and emotional support to young parents and their children through the pregnancy. This service can last through the first three years after birth.

 

Empowerment Groups:

A weekly support group meets to discuss pregnancy, relationships, parenting and other relevant topics in a relaxed and safe atmosphere.

 

Counseling:

Counseling and support are available to all participants.

 

Infant Care/Basic Need Support:

Families may obtain donated items from our baby pantry such as diapers, clothing and baby basics, as well as vouchers for the Women’s Resource Center Thrift Shop.

 

Family Nights:

Monthly activities are organized for all Doula clients and their families and friends. These are free of charge and offer the opportunity to get out in the community to have some fun with your children and each other.

 

Crisis Support:

All participants have access to 24-hour support through the Women’s Resource Center Crisis Line and on-call advocates.

 

Referrals:

The Doula Program assists families in connecting with other community programs and services.
 

“Doula is amazing! I feel completely safe talking to her, and she has always pushed me to do my best.” – Doula Client

 

For more information call: 231-941-1210

Do you or someone you know need help?

The mission of the Women's Resource Center is to protect, shelter, and empower people impacted by domestic and sexual violence. We're here 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide individual and group support, emergency shelter, and teen parent support.

Call us at 1-800-554-4972.

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Women's Resource Center
720 S Elmwood, Ste 2
Traverse City, MI 49684
Ph 231-941-1210
Fax 231-941-1734