Parents
Parents

Parents: Single Mothers Outreach provides quality resources, events, and programs for single parents in the greater Santa Clarita area.

If you live outside of the Santa Clarita area, 2-1-1 is a national hotline of social services. Please dial to learn what services are available in your area.

Are you a single parent with questions? Please contact us.

 

Single Mothers Outreach Goals:

  • Be the #1 resource for single parents in the vast Santa Clarita Valley region by providing comprehensive and timely services to meet their needs.
  • Raise community awareness of single parents’ unique challenges and the impact those challenges have on society at large and Santa Clarita in particular.
  • Set single parents on a successful path toward financial, emotional and psychological self-sufficiency.
  • Create a platform for single parents to voice their challenges, needs, and concerns.
  • Expand organizational sustainability.

We help single parent families move forward through three programs:

- GROW - workshops with an emphasis on financial literacy and career development, to help empower you and move forward. 

- ASSIST - Clothing from Shop the Closet, online support group, resources.

- INSPIRE - fun and affordable activities for families and rewards for perserverance.

We believe that effective parenting leads to successful, well-adjusted children, Single Mothers Outreach scaffolds families facing sudden housing instability, income loss, emotional trauma, and social deterioration as the result of divorce, abandonment, or widowhood. With a mission to “empower single parents and their children by providing hope, support, and resources so families can become self-sustaining,” Single Mothers Outreach (SMO) directly helps single parents find jobs, get educated, secure housing, stabilize their children’s emotional states, manage their finances, and help one another.

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SMOLogoParenting is too important a responsibility to bear alone, yet all too often single mothers and fathers are forced to do just that. With a mission to “empower single parents and their children by providing hope, support, and resources so that families can become self-sustaining and thrive,” Single Mothers Outreach (SMO) directly helps single parents find jobs, get educated, secure housing, stabilize their children’s emotional states, manage their finances, and help one another.