Our staff meets a variety of needs for teen mothers placed in UMCH’s care. Whether it’s running mothers or babies to doctors appointments, daycare, school or part-time jobs, our staff keeps up with each mom’s complex schedule, a seemingly impossible task for any young mom left to do it alone. In addition to maintaining an organized and comfortable living environment, our caring staff helps them with the following:
While those in this program are often greatly dependent on us coming into the program, our goal is to prepare them to become independent upon leaving in an effort to positively impact their future home and family’s trajectory for generations to come.
In addition to providing these young women with resources that empower them to move past the adversity they face, we also help them heal by surrounding them with God’s love. They are invited to become a part of a local church congregation who provide opportunities for them to encounter God through worship and Bible study.
Babies First is located in Mobile, Alabama and is strategically located close to schools, daycare and places of employment to meet the varying needs of teen mothers in our care.
“The Children’s Home afforded me the opportunity to get well mentally because I had been through so much. It allowed me to flourish and rise above what I needed to rise above. They made me feel like I had a family.”