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Scholarships Help Young Mothers Pursue Education

Catholic Family Service and the Unlocking Potential (UP) Foundation are guided by the belief that education is a route out of poverty for many of the people we serve. We are grateful for valued partnerships that allow us to award scholarships each year to graduates of Louise Dean Centre: young mothers who often face [...]

2018-07-11T15:47:27+00:00July 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Scholarships Help Young Mothers Pursue Education

Program Helps Teen Moms Save for the Future

Teen mothers in Catholic Family Service’s Youth Fair Gains program graduated May 12 with new financial planning skills and – best of all – money in the bank. The students will complete the program with up to $400 in savings. Their savings will be matched 4:1, so the students can end up with an additional [...]

2017-05-27T05:24:00+00:00May 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Program Helps Teen Moms Save for the Future

Former Teen Mom Gives Back at Christmas

Thank you to Elisa Revoy for sharing her story with us after participating in the 2016 Santa Sleigh Project at Louise Dean Centre. I got pregnant at 16. A few months after my seventeenth birthday, I had a little boy named Dominick. Being so young and having a tiny baby to care for was terrifying. [...]

2017-05-27T05:24:03+00:00December 19th, 2016|Parenting|Comments Off on Former Teen Mom Gives Back at Christmas