What We Offer

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Paving Your Path

At Mater Filius Colorado Springs, we walk with you as you pave your own path forward. Upon entry, you will receive a warm nutritious meal, hygiene supplies, clothing, a private room for you and your children, workshops, and caring mentors who walk alongside you as you develop your own path to  independence. 

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Mater Filius Home Drawing - coming 2023!

Housing

We will offer a private room in a safe, tranquil home for moms and their children. Pregnant teenagers and women with children under the age of five are welcome. We believe in keeping families together!

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Transportation

We will transport moms to doctor’s appointments, job, school, and other activities related to her path forward. As moms progress through our program, we will work with community resources to help her find a safe and reliable vehicle.

Education

If education is part of her path forward, we will help a mom continue the education she has started, enroll in GED classes, or attend college. We will assist moms with scholarship opportunities in the community.

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Basic Life Skills

We will teach moms how to organize and care for a home and to plan and prepare nutritious, affordable meals for her family. Other topics will include financial management, parenting, care of vehicles, and many other basic life skills for the unique path of each mom.

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Job Assistance

We will help moms prepare a resumé, apply for jobs, and connect with community employment resources. We are a working program! We encourage our moms to be working or going to school.

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health & Well Being

We will help moms arrange healthcare appointments and provide transportation to and from her appointments. Our nutrition workshop, focus on education, spirituality workshop and boutique will help build up moms in spirit, mind, and body.

Child enrichment

We will offer residents and graduates, at no cost, a Christian child enrichment program for children 6 weeks through 3 years of age. We will assist moms to find excellent free or low-cost preschool options for older children ages 3 through Kindergarten.

Boutique

We will offer residents and graduates new and gently used baby clothes, equipment, diapers, and toiletries. We will help moms find other low-cost items needed during and after their stay with us.

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graduate support

After moms leave Mater Filius, they are not alone! We will offer continuity of care through a member of our professional staff, who will be in contact with moms regularly to assist with any of life’s emergencies. Moms will be eligible to shop in our boutique and enjoy monthly workshops for graduates, and children will continue to enjoy the child enrichment program at no cost.

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you are loved!