About Teen Services/Teen Haven
Mission Statement: â€œTo empower Bermudaâ€™s youth, particularly at-risk girls, by promoting healthy development, through ongoing education, counselling and support."
- Counselling and support and prevention focused community outreach services in the form of presentations, group sessions, workshops and distribution of materials that provide information on awareness of teen pregnancy, drug/alcohol abuse and other at-risk behaviours. Prevention programs under this umbrella includes the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month Campaign.
- Precious Gems summer program. â€“ a female empowerment programme, that helps young girls between the ages 11-14 years old strive towards a healthy approach to living their lives.
- Housing â€“ Teen Haven residential program offers transitional housing, counseling and a parenting program with life skills training homeless pregnant teens, teen mothers, young women (16-25) and
- Outstanding Teen Awards â€“ This event which is held in the spring, honors Bermudaâ€™s outstanding high achievers. The program not only recognizes academic excellence, but also outstanding achievements in community service, perseverance, most progress, leadership, spiritual leadership, sports performing arts, visual arts, vocational/
technical arts and overall outstanding.
Categories: Advocacy, Care Homes (rest, nursing & group homes), Counselling, Education, Emotional Problems, Mentoring, Parenting, Personal Care Services, Pregnancy and Family Planning