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Welcome to DAPI
The Delaware Adolescent Program, Inc. (DAPI)
is an alternative fresh start for pregnant teens to receive
the health and social services they need to continue their
education during and after their pregnancy.
DAPI provides a
standards-based educational opportunity for pregnant and parenting teens
with unique outreach, mentoring and supportive services promoting
empowerment and self-sufficiency.
VALUES, BELIEFS AND PRINCIPLES
are stewards of our programs in every manner, demonstrating
commitment, and ensuring the highest level of quality.
will operate with integrity at every level.
believe that integrity and honesty are the cornerstones for
believe that our purpose is to help the youth that we serve be
empowered to make positive choices and to become independent.
are working to build strong futures for the girls and their
families that we serve. Our quality services are developed to
meet the unique needs of the girls that we serve who come to us
with complex social issues.
value our self sufficiency as an agency to provide direct
services to our clients. Our programs and services stand on
their own merit.
Our employees, Board of Directors and volunteers care about the
girls and the families we serve and are dedicated to the mission
believe that the supportive services we provide to the teen and
the multi-generational family unit are essential to the long
term success of the students who are involved in our programs.
When Girls Don't Graduate, We All Fail: A Call
to Improve High School Graduation Rates for Girls.
The report finds that one in four girls drops out of school, and that
one-quarter to one-third of female dropouts say that pregnancy or becoming a
parent played a role in their decision to drop out. Female dropouts earn
significantly lower wages than male dropouts, are at greater risk of
unemployment, and are more likely to rely on public support programs.
The National Women's Law Center just released the
groundbreaking new report,
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