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What we are about

The Programme of Adolescent Mothers is the Foundation’s core programme, and is executed all main centres and outreach stations, island wide. On average, 1,250 adolescent mothers are registered in the Programme annually.

The young mothers are recruited from: hospitals, health centres, schools, communities. The counsellors employed to the Programme conduct home visits where the girls and their parents are introduced to the Programme.

Services Offered

How we help our young ladies

Educate

The Programme for Adolescent Mothers (PAM) is the core function of the Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation.

Counsel

Once enrolled in the PAM, adolescent mothers benefit from three categories of counselling – group and individual, sexual and reproductive as well as psychological.

Reintegrate

The Policy for the Reintegration of School-Age Mothers into the Formal School System which was launched in 2013, makes it mandatory for adolescent mothers to return to the education system after the birth of their babies.

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Want to join a team that is making a difference?

The Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation (WCJF) is seeking to recruit a qualified, competent and experienced individuals.