"The Teens and Toddlers program can help a lot of teenagers, and when they become parents, they will understand and will be prepared." --Vincente, Teen read more...
“I’ve learned a lot about communication with children, and how they try to express themselves." --Sierra, Teen read more...
Our mission is to educate and prepare our youth to reach their full potential through programs that address teen pregnancy prevention, non-violent parenting, life skills, continued education and job opportunities.
COUI's Teens and Toddlers program has taught children to respect themselves and those they love and care for.
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The Teens and Toddlers program addresses the challenges teens face on the cusp of entiring adulthood. From teenage pregnancy to abuse in the home, T&T students are taught how to handle difficult situations through conflict resolution and deflect challenging situations with non-violent actions.
This innovative work-study program gives teenagers work experience, a sense of accomplishment, and provides consistent results.
Graduates of the program have learned ‘real world’ skills, are able to make responsible decisions based upon critical thinking, and begin making alternative choices and become productive members of society. Some of the program advantages include the following: