Mommy and Me
A Gates to Success extension geared towards young mothers.
Preparing young mothers to be the best they can be…
The Gates to Success ILA program offers a specialized extension, The Mommy and Me program. This program provides young mothers with a larger two bedroom apartment allowing for separate sleeping quarters and personal spaces. In addition to the services offered to residents in the traditional GTS IL Apartment Program, Mommy and Me participants receive services geared toward assisting the mother with parenting the child.
Services provided to Mommy & Me participants:
Connections to Childcare and Prenatal Services
Access to Parenting Resources
Support with Visitation Arrangement for Children
Parent/Coaching Behavior Modeling
A Dependent Care Allowance
Safety and Child-proofing Standards in Place
Special Equipment and Furnishings for Children
Assigned Separate Resource Case Manager
Executive Director and Program Manager
Resident Placement Supervisor