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Community Advocacy and Support by and for Young Mothers

Online Resources

Online Resources

Here are some resources that you can find online:

Reproductive Health
http://www.positive.org
http://www.scarleteen.com
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/teens/
http://www.gurl.com
http://www.choiceusa.org

Escaping Abuse and Healing from Rape and Assault
http://www.welcometobarbados.org
http://www.womenslaw.org/
http://www.endvaw.org/
http://www.janedoe.org/
http://www.fvlc.org/resources.html

Body Image
http://www.fatso.com
http://momstoday.com/resources/articles/positiveimage.htm
http://www.edreferral.com/body_image.htm
http://teenadvice.about.com/library/weekly/qanda/blbreastimplants.htm
http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/body_image/body_image_p3.html

Girl Power!
http://www.girlmom.com
http://www.thirdwavefoundation.org
http://www.bust.com
http://www.bitchmagazine.com

Breastfeeding
http://www.lalecheleague.org/ (you can find LLL groups in your area)
http://www.breastfeeding.com/ (Don't go to debate boards They can be hurtful towards teen mothers.)
http://www.infactcanada.ca/InfactHomePage.htm (Canada based)
http://kellymom.com/bf/index.html
http://mothering.com/ (has a discussion forum)
http://www.compleatmother.com/
http://www.breastfeeding.com/
http://bfnews.blogspot.com/

mama websites:
http://www.girlmom.com
http://www.hipmama.com
http://www.motherstuff.com/
http://www.singlemothering.com/
http://www.yppo.com/

Birthplans

School Funding/Education
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ (apply for financial aid here)

Finding Social Services
www.govbenefits.gov (lets you know what benefits you are most likely eligible for )

Food Stamps
www.fns.usda.gov/fsp/contactinfo/hotlines.htm

Child Care Assistance

Housing/Section 8
www.hud.gov/offices/pih/programs/hcv/index.cfm

Family Assistance
http://www.workathomecareers.com/workathomearticles/temporary-assistance-for-needy-families/

Misc. Grants
www.grants.gov

Medicaid
www.cms.gov/medicaid/

Insurance for Children
http://www.insurekidsnow.gov/

Disability Benefit Information
http://www.disabilityinfo.gov/

Housing Loans for low income families
http://www.govbenefits.gov/jsp/BenefitOverview.jsp?benefitid=401

Job Oppurtunities for Low-Income Individuals
http://www.govbenefits.gov/jsp/BenefitOverview.jsp?benefitid=789

Head Start Program