RAISING MOTHERS TO RISE
Raising Mother to Rise is a program Designed to serve pregnant and parenting teen mothers in North Mississippi. The service area includes the following counties: Lafayette, Marshall, Union, Pontotoc, Calhoun, Yalobusha, Panola, and Tate Counties. It offers two classes per week, each lasting one hour. One class per week for the pregnant teens and the other is a teen mother support group. The teen mothers begin attending the support group after their initial postpartum period has ended. Both weekly classes begins with healthy refreshments and end with participants receiving a small beneficial item for their child from a “grab basket.” Presently classes are held
at the Family Center in Oxford.