Alaska Statutes.
Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
Chapter 18. Programs and Services Related to Adolescents
Section 110. Eligible Projects.
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AS 47.18.110. Eligible Projects.

(a) Projects funded under AS 47.18.100 shall be designed with a holistic approach that recognizes the interconnectedness of adolescent parenthood and a broad array of related circumstances, such as low self-esteem, domestic violence, substance abuse, economic security, financial responsibilities of having a child, cultural integrity, sources of adolescent stress, parenting skills, educational and vocational opportunities, and access to reproductive health services.

(b) Projects funded under AS 47.18.100 may include one or more of the following types of activities:

(1) family life education;

(2) counseling services for adolescents who are, or who may think they are, pregnant or who want to avoid pregnancy;

(3) prenatal care for pregnant adolescents;

(4) job training and placement for adolescent parents;

(5) educational and support services for adolescent parents;

(6) other activities that, in the judgment of the department, are likely to have a tangible effect on combating a problem associated with adolescent pregnancy or parenthood.

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