SELECT

(Schuylkill Education Leading to Employment and Career Training)

A Program for Pregnant and Parenting Teens

The primary purpose of SELECT is to assist expectant, custodial and non-custodial young parents under twenty-two (22) years of age to obtain a high school diploma or its equivalent.The SELECT program provides core components and comprehensive case management services for each participant that culminates in high school graduation, or attainment of a GED certificate.

Mission of SELECT

  • To provide supportive services to pregnant and parenting youths (females and males to age 22) 
  • To help these youths remain in school or earn a high school diploma or G.E.D.  
  • To help our clients succeed in preparing for the world of work  
  • To help them develop personal and parenting skills that will contribute to healthy family life.

Who is Eligible?

  • Pregnant and/or parenting youth. 
  • Partner of a pregnant and/or parenting youth.  
  • Under 22 years of age.  
  • In need of a high school education.

What Do We Do?

Provide the following services in school, at home, and in the community:

    • Individual and group counseling
    • Instruction in prenatal care; postnatal care; labor and delivery; nutrition; growth and development of children; parenting skills, and intensive case management  
    • Assist with securing available childcare funding
    • Academic support and school attendance monitoring
    • Assist with securing tutoring serivces
    • Provide academic support to homebound students
    • Support services for attainment of G.E.D.
    •  Information about community resources for health care, legal assistance, and other services
    • Referrals to appropriate social agencies
    • Job readiness skills and career education / exploration 
    • Host monthly educational workshops

Is There a Cost?

No. All services are FREE!

For more information

Contact the SELECT Program at (570) 628-5761

Schools may FAX a referral to: (570) 628-5765 Attention: Kim Sutter 
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