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Bricks, Mortar, and Community: The Foundations of Supportive Housing for Pregnant and Parenting Teens: The Core Components of Supportive Housing.

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Personal Author: 
Desiderio, Gina.
Max, Janet.
Scott, Mindy E.
Ikramullah, Erum.
Barry, Megan.
Manlove, Jennifer.
Corporate Author: 
Healthy Teen Network.
Child Trends.
Technical Report
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This report identifies a set of core components for supportive housing programs serving pregnant and parenting teens. Information was derived from working with a national advisory group consisting of partners in the fields of housing, child welfare, transitional living, and pregnant/parenting teen programs. Identified core components of supportive housing include: supports and resources to promote self-sufficiency, housing stability, financial stability, successful and engaged parenting and attachment, and healthy relationships. Strategies for incorporating each of these key components are described. 18 references.

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