Youth mentorship and violence prevention programs will also be provided
Leaders in Trenton are hoping to provide more access to maternal care by way of a new maternal health center at the Greater Mount Zion AME Church. Some $2 million in state funding will go toward helping the center provide various maternal health resources, including birthing services.
The initiative is deemed vital in an area that’s considered a desert when it comes to birthing and delivery services. The center will also serve as a safe space focused on restorative and social justice. Members of the Trenton restorative street team are working with the center to provide youth mentorship and violence prevention programs.
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