Participating Sustainability Partners:



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130 West North Street
Lima, Ohio 45801-4311
Phone: (419) 228-1836
Fax: (419) 228-3891

Family Planning

Current Situation- Allen County ranks 28th among Ohio counties for teen pregnancy rates. A review of the 2016 Allen County teen births shows that the majority of births among these young women occurred in 18 to 19 year olds (74%).

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What is being done in our Community?

Guiding Light, a house for pregnant teens and young mothers opened its doors in 2013.  Guiding Light will teach women staying there hands-on life skills, nutritious ways of eating and goal setting.