Project ELECT

  • Education Leading to Employment and Career Training (ELECT), works in collaboration with the Family Support Centers and school districts to assist pregnant and parenting teens with continuing their education and access to support services.


    The program places a significant focus on education, training and employment goals which further assist teens as they move toward independence.


    Participating School Districts

    • Clairton
    • Duquesne
    • East Allegheny
    • Gateway
    • Penn Hills
    • Sto-Rox 
    • West Mifflin
    • Wilkinsburg
    • Woodland Hills

    Services Provided

    • Educational support
    • Parent and child interaction groups
    • Transportation
    • Parenting information
    • Budgeting information
    • GED preparation
    • Teen support groups
    • Case management
    • Summer activities/Employment
    • Computer access
    • Resume & employment application assistance

    Additional services are provided through various collaborators such as Head Start, Magee Women's Hospital, WIC, and YWCA. 


    To be eligible to participate in ELECT, a teen must be:

    • Pregnant or parenting
    • In high school or working toward their GED
    • Not more than 22 years old


    Contact Us

    Mary Lynn Tatala

    412-469-9870 x255