Housatonic Community College Foundation offers new program to help new and expecting moms

Officials say the Family Economic Security Program, also known as FEST, provides everything from on-campus lactation rooms to breastfeeding support and one-on-one coaching.

Emily Knapton

Dec 12, 2023, 5:31 PM

Updated 213 days ago

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The Housatonic Community College Foundation announced a new program designed to help students who are young or expectant mothers.
Officials say the Family Economic Security Program, also known as FEST, provides everything from on-campus lactation rooms to breastfeeding support and one-on-one coaching.
They say the goal of the program is to help this growing population of students stay in school and committed to their education.
The program is funded entirely by donations.


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