Capable Adolescent Mothers Program

The Foundation's program, New Jersey Health Initiatives, was designed to support projects in New Jersey that develop new approaches to resolving the state's health care needs, focusing on the Foundation's goal areas.Crossroads Programs, located in Burlington County, provides shelter, counseling and transitional living services to homeless, abused, and abandoned children and adolescents from southern New Jersey. Working with the Division of Youth and Family Service district managers, the residential program will include linkages with health, hospital, educational, and vocational services for homeless, pregnant, and mothering teens and their infants. Fifty-one individuals (33 mothers and 18 infants) will receive residential services over the course of the project. Outcomes anticipated from this program are: (1) healthier mothers and babies as measured by a reduction in medical crises, child abuse, and additional pregnancies; and (2) the acquisition of specific life skills, high school diplomas, and employment skills for this population.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $432,716.00

Awarded on: 12/3/1987

Time frame: 2/1/1988 - 2/28/1990

Grant Number: 13045

Grantee

Crossroads Programs, Inc.

770 Woodlane Road, Suite 57
Mount Holly, NJ, 08060-3805

Dolores G. Martell
Project Director

609-267-2002