Resource fair aimed at young parents

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Clark County, local school districts and nonprofits are hosting a resource fair for teenage and young parents.

The Young Parent Resource Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Center for Educational Leadership at the Robert C. Bates Center, 2901 Falk Road.

Pregnant or parenting teens and first time parents can find information on how to make baby food, graduating from high school, child safety seats, maternity support services, children’s dental services, health insurance, WashingTeenHelp.com and the Women, Infant and Children (WIC) program.

For more information about the event, contact Nancy Spangle at 397-8000 ext. 7201 or Nancy.Spangle@clark.wa.gov.

Clark County has also created an online resource guide for pregnant and parenting teens that includes a list of services and providers. The guide is available at http://www.clark.wa.gov/public-health/family/documents/8-31-2012-ResourceGuideforPPT-ClarkCounty.pdf.