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Parenting: A combination of classes and direct involvement is implemented to help clients recognize inappropriate parenting techniques and learn better ways to rear children.
Advocacy: When necessary, trained staff members accompany clients to hearings and appointments to lend support and help ensure that clients are accorded their rights.
Free Child Care: While the parent is enrolled in a formal school or job training program, there will be no financial cost for child care.
High School Equivalency Tutoring: Tutoring on a one-to-one basis is available for those parents who have dropped out of high school and are now over 18.
Counseling: Educational and personal counseling is available on a one-to-one basis to help clients set reasonable career goals and learn responsible decision making.
Scholarship Program: Each year, Mom’s House® Inc, of Johnstown awards scholarships to parents who meet the eligibility requirements set by Mom’s House®. Awards can be up to one third of annual tuition at a post-secondary institution.
Infant and Toddler Child Care: Mom’s House®, Inc. of Johnstown is a licensed child care center offering free quality child care to children from the ages of six weeks to preschool age.
Preschool: Mom’s House® offers an educational program approved by the PA Dept. of Education and ensures that all children enrolled at Mom’s House® are ready to transition successfully into a school setting. Our children are assessed at least three times a year. The course material is structured to include reading, art projects, special activities, singing, circle time, letter recognition, book of the week, weekly reader and theme talk. This program encourages parental involvement in the commencement of the child's learning process.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, occasionally supper as well as two nutritious snacks are served daily to children and their parents when appropriate. Parents are encouraged to assist in the preparation, serving and clean-up of meals.
Physical Assistance: Clothing, layettes, cribs, high chairs, linens, car seats and blankets are available to parents.