LYFTE-Lifting Young Families Towards Excellence

Are you or someone you know…

A Mom or Dad,

24 Years Old or Younger

Pregnant and or



Lifting Young Families Towards Excellence (LYFTE) improves the lives of young families, parents and children, through and integrated approach to life-skills development, focusing on health, education, and employment.

Health Care

Receive regular perinatal and preventive health services.

  • Health Care Case Management
  • Family Planning
  • Vaccines
  • Well Child Checks

Education & Career Development

Progress toward self-sufficiency independence via education attainment, career planning, and life skills development.

  • Workforce Counseling
  • Educational Support
  • Financial Literacy
  • Technology Driven Mentorship
  • Conscious Fathering Classes
  • Becoming a Mom Classes

Parental Support & Healthy Relationships

Progress towards grandparent engagement with grandchild, and provision of parental supports to their young-adult mothers and fathers.

  • Home Visiting
  • Parent Education

Linkages & Referrals

Provide and link them (and their families) to services to ensure they are healthy and make informed decisions about their health.


By providing case management with wrap-around services to evidence based programs, such as Parents as Teachers, LYFTE helps young parents expand their vision of what is possible.