New Heights Program for Expectant and Parenting Students

The New Heights Program is a school-based service delivery program providing expectant and parenting DCPS students (male or female) with the assistance, support and guidance they need to handle the responsibilities of raising a child and graduating from high school. The program seeks to keep students engaged in school, improve the graduation rates of these students, prepare them for college or career, and prevent subsequent pregnancies.
Provides assistance with services and programs around the city including:
- Securing Childcare Referral
- Applying for Home and Hospital Instruction Program (HHIP) while out of school on bed rest or as a result of childbirth
- Receiving FREE items for your child through an incentive program.
Provides Information about:
- WIC
- Housing
- TANC, Medicaid and Food Stamps
- Employment and Job Training Opportunities
- College/University Admissions
- Language Access/Interpretations

Students participating in New Heights work as partners with program staff members to develop strengths-based solutions to the challenges confronting them and their children. Primary program components include supportive case management, educational workshops, advocacy, academic support and program incentives.
(202) 442 - 5040     (Voice)
English - New Heights Program Manager

Case management

Supportive case management and assistance with securing services such as a childcare voucher, WIC, housing, TANF, employment, job training opportunities, college/university admissions and more
Service Eligibility: Students Student at a school in DC

Educational workshops

Educational workshops including such topics such as pre-natal care, parenting, life skills, financial literacy, career planning, healthy relationships and other issues concerning today’s youth.
Service Eligibility: Students Student at a school in DC

New Heights Program for Expectant and Parenting Teens

New Heights offers: Supportive case management and assistance with securing services, such as a childcare voucher, WIC, housing, TANF, employment, job training opportunities, college/university adm...
(202) 442-5040 (Voice) English
Service Eligibility: Education Status High School Students