(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