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News: Teen Moms Find Future at Project Home Indy

In this article in the March 1, 2015 Indianapolis Star, Maureen Gilmer tells the story of Project Home Indy and its impact on teen moms in our community. An excerpt:

On the Near Northside, in a tidy two-story house, lives a family. Five teenage girls, four babies and a rotating cast of adults. The girls aren't related, except by experience.
The house is ruled by discipline, support and love.
Project Home Indy opened in 2011 as a refuge for homeless young women who are pregnant or parenting a young child. Together, they attend school, do their homework and raise their babies until it's time for them to make their own way in the world.

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Project Home Indy is Indy Mom Strong

News: Project Home Indy is Indy Mom Strong

Lisa with the Indianapolis Moms Blog wrote this great post about Project Home Indy and our strong moms. This is the first in a series “Indy Mom Strong”, profiling mothers who have overcome obstacles and struggles in the midst of motherhood. An excerpt:

A first time mom. A newborn baby. This tiny being for whom you are now responsible and there is no instruction manual. Do you remember feeling overwhelmed? Sleep deprived, emotional, stressed? Now imagine you are sixteen, homeless, and carrying the emotional baggage of a traumatic past. This is the life for some young women in our city.

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