Adolescent Parent Programs


Federal and State Policy

  • Workshop Summary: Title IX – Access to Education for Pregnant and Parenting Students
  • MN Statute 257.33, 2007 Regarding Minor Parents and Their Children
  • State Policies in Brief: Minors’ Rights as Parents, Guttmacher Institute, 2008

Policy Related to Public Benefits

  • MFIP for Minor Caregivers, Minnesota Department of Human Services, 2008
  • Graduate to Independence: MFIP Teen Parents Informational Brochure, Minnesota Department of Human Services, 2006
  • Helping Adolescent Parents Meet their Summer Work Activities Under MFIP, Teenwise Minnesota/Affirmative Options Coalition, July 2008
  • MFIP Data for Families Started by Teen Birth (Female under 20) (PDF), Teenwise Minnesota May 2008
  • Add It Up: Teen Parents and Welfare…Undercounted, Oversanctioned, Underserved, CLASP 2002
  • Improving TANF for Teens, Journal of Poverty Law and Policy 2005
  • Frequently Asked Questions: Tapping TANF for Reproductive Health or Teen Parent Initiatives, CLASP 1999
  • Opportunities to Help Youth in Foster Care: Addressing Pregnancy Prevention in the Implementation of the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008, National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, 2009