About The Program

Nevada Public Health Foundation, with funding provided by the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services (DWSS), developed Supporting Teens Achieving Real-Life Success (STARS) workshops. The workshops provide pregnant and parenting teens with support and help them develop life skills to deal with the challenges that parenthood presents. One of the goals of this program is to empower young parents to move toward self-sufficiency and off public assistance.

Topics Covered

  • Parenting
  • Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Birth Control
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections/Diseases
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Dress for Success
  • Continuing Your Education
  • Money Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Community Resources

MEET SOME ALL-STARS

Katherine Alas

ONE THING I LOVE ABOUT BEING A PARENT IS HAVING THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE MY CHILDREN'S FIRST TEACHER.20

Chrishawnna Adams

IT WAS A GREAT THING TO KNOW OTHER YOUNG PARENTS ARE GOING THROUGH SIMILAR PROBLEMS AND STRUGGLES. IT WAS GREAT TO SEE THEY ARE ACTUALLY ABLE TO BE SUCCESSFUL. THAT LET ME KNOW THAT I CAN DO IT!