The Implementation of Maternity Group Home Programs: Serving Pregnant and Parenting Teens in a Residential Setting. What Kinds of Residents Do These Programs Typically Serve?
Maternity group home programs serve a very disadvantaged population with many special needs. Many were abused as children. Program staff consistently reported that histories of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse were common among residents of their homes. Residents have frequently had their first sexual experience at a very early age, oft