Young Lives is a ministry that works to enhance the lives of teen mothers across the United Stated. I work as a volunteer with a chapter of the program that just started in Northern Virginia and this summer we will be sending some young mothers and their children to a week long camp in August. Parenting is challenging for everyone, but when you begin the journey in your teens it can be very difficult. Their website is younglives.org.
Mentoring - Mentoring forms the heart of YoungLives. Mentors build relationships with teen moms, offering guidance in matters of faith, parenting and self-worth. This investment of time and heart has empowered positive, sustainable change in the lives of these beautiful families for more than 20 years.
Club - YoungLives club is our primary outreach event and provides a safe place for teen moms to come together to build friendships. Food, activities, music and childcare make club a fun place to hear about God’s love. Other YoungLives activities may include Bible study, group outings and life skills education.
Camp -YoungLives camp is an extraordinary place! Mentors accompany teen moms and their babies to camp for a respite from the chaos of their daily struggles. Here, with their physical and childcare needs met, teen moms are immersed in the love God and can focus on their future
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