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Approximately 34% of teenage girls become pregnant at least once before reaching the age of 20. Less than 40% of teen mothers that begin families before the age of 18 ever earn a high school diploma, and only 1.5% earn a college degree by the age of 30. SPARC Hope has recently partnered with the the TAPP school, TeenAge Parenting Program, to begin our BRIDGE Program. We want to connect with teenage single mothers in the hopes of encouraging them to move onto higher education. If you are interested in applying for the BRIDGE program or have any questions about the program please call the office at 502-245-9899, or go online to our Need Assistance page and fill our the intake form.
We are so excited about expanding our services through offering additional services through career planning. We need to survey what the needs are for single parents, what things do we need to offer, and then how to provide these services to single parents. If you are a planner and would like to assist, please call our office at 245-9899.
We partner with The Wright Stuff Consignment Shop. They are located at 11706 Main St., Middletown, KY 40243. They accept women’s clothing, plus size clothing, formal wear, purses, shoes, jewelry, and Home Décor. All clothing must be pressed, cleaned, on hangers and no more than two years old. They accept items the 1st thru the 15th of each month on Monday, Wednesday and Friday between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Let them know you want to donate to SPARC Hope, and they will credit our account. This allows us the opportunity to give the moms vouchers to go shopping when they are in need of items. You can contact them at 502- 245-2106 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Other Donations We keep an ongoing list of items that our moms need.
We also partner with Buttons Bows & Britches. They are located at 111 Cannons Ln, Louisville, KY 40206, They accept children’s clothing. You can contact them at 384-3884. We are set up the same way. You can drop off donations in the name of SPARC Hope. They will consign, and then we can send our single parents there to shop with a voucher.
We are currently looking for other consignment stores to partner with, especially one that will consign clothes for older children and men.
Please feel free to call our office at 502-245-9899 to check on what the current needs are for our single parents. Or feel free to email us at email@example.com
The Food Pantry is open to any single parent and their kids in the state of Kentucky. They may access the Food Pantry four times (every 3 months) for the duration of one year. The requirements to have access to this service is to provide a valid driver’s license or state issued I.D. card and Social Security Card for the single parent and each child under the age of 18 in the home.
The Life Plan Program is reserved for single parents who are currently attending a University, College, or Institution of Higher Education (IHE) accredited by the state of Kentucky. After qualifying for the program, single parents who are admitted could receive help with rent, utilities, water and other financial assistance. They also receive holiday and program assistance. To qualify, single parents must be attending IHE at least 1/2 time per semester and working 20 hours a week, supply a copy of their police report and a letter of good standing from their institution. Other credentials are required to qualify. Life Plan clients may access the food pantry as often as needed.
Support a Single Parent Program
Support a Single Parent Program is an opportunity for you to partner with Single Parent Resource Center to support a Life Plan Single Parent and their children.
There are 2 levels of support:
Full Year – $2400 or Half Year – $1200
This support will go into our general fund, but will help assist with the financial funding for our single parents.
Upon graduation, we even purchase an engraved Bible for the graduate!
If you would like more information on how to support a single parent, please contact our center at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or to make a donation now, go to our donations page and find support a single parent!
To find out more about our programs, please call 502-245-9899.
WE DO NOT TAKE WALK-INS.
All services are by appointment only.
We are so excited about expanding our services through offering additional services through career planning. If you are a planner and would like to assist, please call our office at 502-245-9899.