Published On: Mon, Jul 2nd, 2018

Young Parents United Incorporated Opens an Office in Schenectady

Young Parents United, Inc.- located at 34 Jay Street, Schenectady, New York 12305 is a newly established 501c3 nonprofit organization offers programs and services that are designed to meet the unique needs of teen parents and their children, break destructive cycles and open the doors for growth and opportunities to achieve these successful outcomes right here in Schenectady County. The organization’s Executive Director, Ginni, is a Registered Professional Nurse for over 25 years and a former teen parent, with a Masters level of education in Nonprofit Management and Leadership.
The organization’s leader recognizes the great need for programs and services to support adolescent parents in Schenectady County, as well as the need for advocacy and resource coordination in collaboration with other local organizations – to enhance utilization of all available resources for teen parents and their children. The organization focuses on key factors which are associated with improved outcomes for teen parents and its impact is intended to build independence, life and parenting skills among teen parents – resulting in stability and self-sufficiency and the transformation of unhealthy patterns through providing and guiding teen parents with the tools and to complete their education, obtain gainful employment, take good care of their children, and become healthy integrated members of society – a path to positive change.
Young Parents United looks forward to working with other human service and nonprofit organizations in the community to provide direction and support, promote a progressive approach for adolescent parents, and help to change the landscape for teen parents, their children and society for generations to come.

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