Aryam’s Story

Being 14 years old and standing in the bathroom with my mom holding a positive pregnancy test was very scary. A whole bunch of questions came to my mind! How was I going to finish school? who would… Read More

Elizabeths’s Story, Part 2

My name is Elizabeth (Lizzy for short), and the last time I shared my story with you all was back in 2012, so here is a five year update. My son, Michael, is now 7 years old and… Read More

Testimonials For COPE (2013)

By Avelyn Garcia What School meant for me was being able to accomplish something for me that seemed to be far away because at that moment I had messed up. Oh, so I though I messed up but… Read More

Teen Moms Making Choices: An Essay by Larissa Camacho

Teen Moms Making Choices Larissa Camacho Adventist University of Health Sciences Teen Moms Making Choices Children having children is often a headline that we see very often in today’s society within newspaper articles, television shows and radio talk… Read More

Lisette’s Story…..Class of “08”

Without COPE where would I be?, Possibly on drugs? with another child?, but most definitely without a diploma. COPE gave me motivation to be a better me not only for myself but most importantly for my son. before… Read More

Lisa’s Story

COPE to me means everything! It gave me the opportunity to finish high school and make a life for myself and my son. It’s difficult being a teen mom, especially when you are by yourself. The daycare is… Read More

Stephanie’s story

My name is Stephanie I am currently 21 years old. I am a mother of 2 children. I had my daughter at the age of 15 two weeks before my 16th birthday. Having my daughter was hard I… Read More

Amanda’s Story

My name is Amanda. I am 21 years old. I have 3 AMAZING kids! I currently live in North Carolina and I am a stay at home mom! I’m not gonna tell my entire story because that will… Read More

Lizzy’s Story

My name is Elizabeth, Lizzy for short. I’m currently 19 years old and I am a Teen Mom. I found out I was pregnant in January 2009 when I was 16. Most people think girls who get pregnant… Read More