AFLP and Cal-Learn

AFLP and Cal-Learn work side by side to ensure that California’s teen parents get the support they need to complete their education while raising healthy children.

  • The Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division of the California Department of Public Health established the Adolescent Family Life Program (AFLP) in 1985 to enhance the health, social, economic, and educational well-being of pregnant and parenting adolescents and their children in California. Built on a comprehensive case management model, the AFLP works to assess client strengths and to link clients to services in an effort to promote positive pregnancy outcomes, effective parenting, and socioeconomic independence. You can find more information about AFLP on the CDPH AFLP webpage.
  • The California Department of Social Services established the Cal-Learn program in 1991 to assist teen parents receiving California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) attend and graduate from high school or its equivalent. You can find more information about Cal-Learn CDSS Cal-Learn webpage.
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