Program Requirements

To be eligible for YMRP, applicants must:

  • Be a low-income, single mother between the ages of 18 and 26.
  • Have physical custody of at least one (1) of their children under the age of 17.
  • Have all children enrolled and regularly attending a public/private school and daycare classes to qualify.
  • Be willing to be employed either part-time or full-time.
  • Have income documented by independent sources such as Social Security, pay stubs, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or Food Stamps award letters.
  • Be pursuing their education either in a two- or four-year college or university and/or accredited training program.
  • Be in good academic standing and maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.5.
  • Honor YMRP commitments, including weekly meetings, programs and volunteer opportunities that support a year-long focus on self, family, and community growth.
  • Be willing to interview with the YMRP Committee members and program staff.
  • Project Row Houses cannot accept women who are pregnant or suffering from mental illness or drug/alcohol addiction into YMRP.

Apply to YMRP

Applicants should fill out the following form and submit it to Cheryl Flores, cflores@projectrowhouses.org.

YMRP APPLICATION (DOCX)

Once an applicant has completed the interview process, she will be contacted via phone or email concerning the status of her application. An Occupancy Fee is required for all participants. This fee ranges between $75 and $250 per month, determined on a sliding scale basis, based on the participant’s income. This fee covers the usage of the facility and utilities.  The fee is revisited on a quarterly basis during the participant’s stay in the program.

Advisory Committee

Rahquia “KiKi” Carey; Jonte’ Garrett; Holly Hudley; Walter Hull; Stephanie Jackson; Demetra Hicks Jones; Deadrol Y. Land; Terena S. Molo; Valerie Cassel Oliver; Apriel Powell; Jonte’ Wesley

Please contact PRH at 713.526.7662 or via email at cflores@projectrowhouses.org if you are interested in serving on the YMRP Advisory Committee.