The report will tell the young mother's own story, explain her dreams and aspirations, provide information about her support system, her relationship with the father of her children, her criminal history and mental-health issues.

Most importantly, though, it will outline the young mother's plan for her own rehabilitation, counselling and programming.

Perhaps she wants to attend parenting classes, or Alcoholics Anonymous, or perhaps she has a certain psychologist she trusts. If she has committed a crime, she will map out a concrete, achievable action that will repair the harm caused by the offence.

The Just-Us Girls report will allow the young mother to advocate for herself and, in the months that follow, she has a mentor to call for support.

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