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A nurturing home, supporting healthy pregnancy and positive parenting.
The Aerie is a two-phase maternity home program located in Red Deer, Alberta, for pregnant teens and young women, offering a nurturing home, supporting healthy pregnancy and positive parenting. The Aerie, which is staffed 24/7, has the capacity for up to 11 women and their infants. Residents who meet the eligibility criteria enter Phase 1 of the program during their pregnancy and move into Phase 2 when their infant is approximately 6 months of age. Phase 2 residents who continue to meet program outcomes are invited to stay until their child is approximately 2 years of age. While in Phase 2, clients will continue to pursue education and/or employment pursuits while continuing to strengthen their parenting and life skills.
Referral and Resident Requirements:
Open to any woman who desires the programs & services of the Maternity Home, priority is given to pregnant 14-25-year-olds
Referral must first be made to the CAPCC; a CAPCC Client Advocate will then make a referral to the Maternity Home Director
Financial contribution determined during the intake
Preference is given to those who have self-identified that they would benefit from parenting/life skills support and those who are looking to make positive life changes
Participation in required programming: prenatal classes, life skills programming, parenting classes
Adherence to rules, curfews, etc., of the home
PLEASE NOTE, the Maternity Home is located in Red Deer
CAPCC wishes to say THANK YOU to Eagle Builders for being a major sponsor of our Maternity Home, The Aerie.
All programs are free* and confidential.
The CAPCC provides information on all options of pregnancy and is committed to the unconditional acceptance of everyone we serve, regardless of their choices. We are not a medical clinic and do not provide or assist in arranging abortions.
*Maternity Home residents contribute financially to the program fees as they are able.