Arizona Youth Partnership/Starting Out Right Program
This is a program for pregnant adolescents ages 21 and younger.
Classes are currently held at either Tucson Medical Center or the University of Arizona College of Nursing.
All enrolled participants receive
- General case management services
- Special events
- CPR training
- Car seat safety classes in which they can receive a free car seat
Participants also receive incentive “SOR Dollars” to ‘shop’ in Jensen’s Corner, a small store of gently used baby and maternity items.
After delivery participants are offered parenting education through a 4-week series of classes. Additionally, participants 19 and younger may participate in Healthy Relationship and Life Skills classes.
SOR also provides free regnant testing and client lead, medically accurate options counseling.