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NIAGARA FALLS – Family and Children’s Services of Niagara will have a community open house from 4 to 6 p.m. today for its newly opened Maternity Group Home – The Crib, 1622 Falls St.

Teen pregnancy in Niagara Falls is among the highest in the state, second only to Brooklyn. Half of all teen births in Niagara County were in Niagara Falls. Family and Children’s Services of Niagara has received federal funding to address this continuing need for services for these youth in the community.

The Crib is a new program that provides residential services to pregnant and parenting youth from 16 to 21 years old and their children. The community is invited to tour the new facility today.