Surviving on assistance
With no job, high school diploma or place of her own, Katie had to turn to the community for help in raising her son. She found assistance through the Healthy Families program with the Kansas Children’s Service League.
Lessons in motherhood
Throughout Katie Schimmel's pregnancy, she visits regularly with family support worker Jenni Stark from the Kansas Children's Service League. Stark works with Katie to prepare for her delivery and gives her tips on parenting.