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SWCC’s Office of Pregnant and Parenting Student Services (OPPSS) provides student support services to pregnant women, expectant fathers and newly parenting students, with children up to five years of age, in an effort to increase student success and retention.

Our goal is to strengthen the academic achievement and success of actively enrolled pregnant and parenting students.

OPPSS WILL PROVIDE PREGNANT AND PARENTING STUDENTS:

  • Referrals to academic services and programs
  • Referrals and resources for health services
  • Referrals to social services and community resources
  • Resources for counseling and/or support services for domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking
  • Campus based workshops and activities such as parenting skills education, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking awareness & prevention

CONTACT OPPSS Stephanie Davis,  220 Dellinger Hall, 276.964.7314, stephanie.davis@sw.edu

P.O. Box SVCC
Richlands, VA  24641

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Helpful Links::

Local VA Health Department Information
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/LHD/cumbplat/ (Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell & Tazewell Counties)

http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/lhd/

Expecting Parents Information
http://www.healthyfuturesva.com/default.html

Smoking Cessation Information (Quit Line)
http://www.vahealth.org/cdpc/tucp/quitnow.htm

Children’s Health Information
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/ofhs/childandfamily/childhealth/
http://www.healthyfuturesva.com/default.html

VA Nutrition Program for Women, Infants & Children
http://www.vahealth.org/NuPAFP/General%20Info/

Family Planning & Birth Control Information
http://www.vahealth.org/familyplanning/index.htm

Community Resource Information
http://www.211virginia.org/211provider/consumer/index211.do

Breastfeeding Information
http://www.vahealth.org/NuPAFP/Breastfeed/WIC/bfpc/bfworkschool.htm
http://www.lalecheleague.org/

Health/ Social Services
http://dmasva.dmas.virginia.gov/Content_pgs/mch-home.aspx  (links to Plan 1st, FAMIS program & other available resources)

Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Stalking
http://www.nsvrc.org/
http://www.vawnet.org/

Student Parent Support
http://www.hhs.gov/ash/oah/oah-initiatives/paf
http://www.heaasc.org/

 

 

 

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