Empowering Young Families, Inc.

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2025 Mother's Day Dessert & Gift Auction

Go directly to the Mother's Day Dessert & Gift Auction, by clicking on the External Link at the top of the page. The Auction is loaded with mom's favorite gifts. Whether your gathering is breakfast, lunch or supper, there is a dessert sure to please. Mom likes flowers? There are fantastic local florists with beautiful flowers to please. Gifts galore are listed so please take a look. It's easy!! Just click the external link above which will take you directly to the auction. If you decide not to bid and/or purchase an item, please donate today by clicking the DONATE button. All money goes directly to helping the teen moms and young dads because Empowering Young Families is 100% volunteer ran. God Bless!

  • Date: 5/8/2025 08:00 AM
  • Location Online Event

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2024 Mother's Day Dessert Auction 02 May 2024Online Event
Empowering Young Families, Inc. is a devoted non-profit to young families in Southeastern Indiana, including Franklin County, Dearborn County, Union County, Fayette County, and Ripley County. Entirely ran by volunteers from the board members, program director, mentors, coordinators and childcare on Monday evenings, these dedicated people are giving young moms and dads HOPE, PURPOSE and FUTURE.

We currently offer two programs: Teen Mother Choices (TMC) and Dedicated  Active Dads (DADs).

Our Teen Mother Choices, a program that assists teen mothers (ages 13-23) to complete high school, HSE, college and/or work full time. Teen Mother Choices EQUIPS, EMPOWERS AND IMPACTS the mother and her child(ren). It equips the teen mother with monetary assistance with childcare costs, weekly meetings that include LifeSkills Workshops, a personal mentor and diapers/wipes. It empowers the teen mom setting and completing short and long term goals for herself and her child(ren). Teen Mother Choices impacts the whole family as the teen mother completes her education, moves on to a full-time permanent job and becomes an independent, functioning member of the area.

Empowering Young Families, Inc. began the Dedicated Active Dads (DADs) program Summer 2021. Two sessions a year, fall and spring will be offered. The DADs program is an 8 week program. The dads will cover topics such as parenting skills, self assessment, caring for self, and relationship skills. They will learn the 12 Key Behaviors of a 24/7 Dad. Dads will receive assistance by receiving diapers/wipes each week as well as a $100 Gift Card at the end of the 8 week program. Young fathers are vital components in a child's life and we would like to support these young men as fathers.

Mission Statement
To demonstrate the love and mercy of Jesus Christ to teenage mothers, fathers and their children while equipping and empowering them to become independent, functioning members of our community.

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Pregnant and don't know what to do, where to get information, encouragement and support? Empowering Young Families would like to help by giving you a basket of goodies for you and your little bundle of joy! To go to the next step, our program, Teen Mother Choices will help after the birth to complete high school, college and/or work full-time. Give us a call/text 513-476-2863 or email lyn@teenmotherchoices.org.

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SPECIAL FOR THOSE WHO JOIN IN SEPTEMBER, YOU WILL RECEIVE 100% OF YOUR WEEKLY CHILDCARE COST WHILE YOU WORK OR ATTEND SCHOOL (all Teen Mother Choices rules apply). Teen Mother Choices - Empowering Young Families, Inc. * Are you 13-23? * Would you like to complete high school, your HSE or go on to college or maybe even work full-time but can't because you can't afford childcare? Contact Lyn either by email lyn@teenmotherchoices.org or call/text 513-476-2863

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24/7 Dad Key Behaviors Workshop NEXT WORKSHOP BEGIN OCTOBER 16, 2023 Become the BEST FATHER possible and change the future of your child(ren)! Meet weekly for 8 weeks with other DADs. Fall session and spring session available. RECEIVE A $100 AMAZON GIFT CARD upon completion of session. Diapers and wipes are available at each session.

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  • Brookville, Indiana, United States

Up your dad game...get tools to help you be the BEST FATHER possible and change the future of your child(ren)!!!

Fill out the form and the Program Director, will call you to give more information on time and place of weekly meetings for this session of Dedicated Active Dads (DADs).

Dedicated Active Dads is an 8-week program for young dads, single or married.
Meet weekly for 8 weeks with other DADs.
Signing up for March session NOW!! FILL OUT THE FORM...
RECEIVE A $100 AMAZON GIFT CARD upon completion of session.
Diapers and wipes are available at each session.
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