Young Mothers Program

Serving over 200 young mothers and 237 of their babies from Chelsea, East Boston, Revere, Everett, Springfield, Malden, Somerville and Cambridge, disrupting the cycle of violence and poverty.

High-Risk Young Mothers

16-24 year-old
Single mothers
Gang and street involved
Drug and alcohol use
Involved in the justice system
Suffer from violence and trauma
High school dropouts
No employment history

Roca’s Intervention Model

Roca’s Intervention Model was adapted to help high-risk young mothers get out of violence and poverty, go to work and care for their children. Through relentless outreach, tailored programming and collaboration with community partners Roca helps young mothers transform their lives and create better future for their children.

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2017 Outcomes



Participant, Young Mothers Program, Chelsea


Staff, Young Mothers Program Manager


Participant, Young Mothers Program, Chelsea