Here's are some facts:
The San Joaquin Valley has the highest teen birth rates of any region in California - over twice the rate of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Two of every three babies born to teens in California are born to Latinas.
70% of teen mothers drop out of high school.
Only one out of five teen mothers receive any financial support from their child's father.
80% of teen fathers do not marry the teen girls who bore their child.
Fathers of children born to teens are on average almost four years older than the mothers, and a majority is over the age of 21.
Poor and low-income teens who make up approximately 40% of the adolescent population account for 83% of teens who give birth.
An estimated 50 to 60% of parenting teens have been sexually abused, twice the national rate for never-pregnant teens.
Teenagers in Tulare County continue to hold the distinction of having the highest birth rate of any county in California over the past three years.
While California’s teen birth rate dropped to a record low of 29 births for every 1,000 females ages 15-19, in Tulare County that rate was 60.4 births for every 1,000 females.
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MONDAY - THURSDAY: 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
We are located at the Orosi High School
On the corner of 417 and 128.
41815 Rd. 128
Orosi CA 93647