The Teen Parent Assessment Program (TPAP) empowers teens who are pregnant or parenting to move toward self-sufficiency and decrease additional unintended pregnancies.
As an active participant in TPAP, pregnant, or parenting teens will receive the following services:
- Support with school enrollment and/or maintaining school attendance
- Obtaining a daycare voucher and locating childcare
- Applying for TANF, WIC benefits, Health Insurance, and vital documents
- Referral to behavioral and physical health services for teen and child
- Education on parenting, sex education, and personal enrichment
- Linkage to other Social Service Organizations to address any other identified needs
To be eligible for TPAP services you must be:
- A DC resident,
- 18 years of age or younger who is pregnant or parenting,
- In need of supportive services,
- Have not (but are willing to) complete your high school diploma/GED, and
- Receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or eligible for TANF benefits.
How to Make Referrals
Please note: If capacity is reached, a waitlist is maintained, and priority is given to referrals from the DHS Economic Security Administration (ESA) Office of Work Opportunity (OWO)