More than 20 years ago, Young Life answered God’s call to run headfirst into the chaos of teenage motherhood with the hope of Jesus ... and YoungLives was born.


      and supporting
teen moms

YoungLives has never wavered from the original vision to reach teen moms by entering their world, modeling the unconditional love of Christ, and encouraging them to become the women and mothers God created them to be. Through Young Life’s time-tested methods and life-on-life mentoring, teen moms are empowered to make positive choices, set and achieve goals, and live a future rooted in Christ.

We mentor teens in the following schools: Raines, Andrew Jackson,
Ed White, Frank H. Peterson, Pace Center for Girls, Lee, Forrest and FSCJ. 

We plan to start mentoring at Fletcher and Orange Park in the 2013-14 school year.


Goals for 2013/14

60 teen moms at Club

80 teen moms at Club

30 teen moms at Campaigners

40 teen moms at Campaigners

25 teen moms mentored

35 teen moms mentored

17 teen moms at Camp

35 teen moms at Camp

15 volunteer leaders/mentors

30 volunteer leaders/mentors

10 volunteer childcare workers

20 volunteer childcare workers

20 volunteer food preparation and service teams

30 volunteer food preparation and service teams

0 volunteer drivers

10 volunteer drivers

0 leader support group members

5 leader support group members

6,997 volunteer hours

10,000 volunteer hours


Prayer Support
Volunteer Leader and Mentor
Leadership Support Group Members Advisory Committee Members
Child Care Team Member
Food Preparation and Service Team Members Drivers

2013/14 Cash Budget

*The cost to send one teen mom and her baby to camp in 2013 including transportation and camp fees was $1000.

Salaries and Benefits


Regional and Missionwide Services


Office and Program Expenses




Future Growth


Camp Scholarships*






Rose Shabaya, YoungLives Coordinator
Jacksonville Young
Lives, P.O. Box 2173, Jacksonville, FL 32203 Tel: 904 387 9633
Advisory Board: Amber Gaston, Doree Head, Susan New


Young Life Central Jacksonville | PO Box 2173 Jacksonville, FL 32203-2173

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