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Young Parents Program

Parents and carers play a crucial role in the lives of children and young people.

They may need support as they struggle with community connections, family relationships and parenting.

Our Young Parents Programs provide practical parenting support to help with child development, life skills, and health and wellbeing activities in safe, supportive environments.

This service is for:
Children and Young PeopleParents and Carers
It helps with:
Family

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We offer our Young Parents Programs in two locations in Queensland and South Australia.

Supporting And Developing Skills And Connections With Families

Being a young parent brings unique challenges. yourtown helps young parents learn good parenting skills and form supportive relationships.

Programs are offered in welcoming settings for infants and their parents/carers. Specialists develop programs and activities to respond to the needs of each child and parent/carer to encourage interaction within families and within groups.

“We celebrate families with a focus on respect and encouragement.” Tracy Adams, yourtown CEO

All programs focus on encouraging, valuing, respecting and celebrating young parents and their families.

These programs offer parents and children opportunities to develop new skills through:

  • Peer and social support with other young families
  • Sharing ideas and experiences
  • Organised activities for parents and their children
  • Outreach/Home visits

 

We provide workshops on life skills and parenting, including:

  • Child development
  • Personal development and life skills
  • Activities
  • Healthy relationships
  • Communication
  • Healthy eating
  • Craft
  • Personal support
  • Supporting education for early school leavers
  • Circle of Security
  • Budgeting
  • Bumps and Bubs
  • Linking into community activities
  • Accessing a range of health and other professional and community services

 

Glugor Young Parents Program

This purpose-built facility incorporates training rooms and children's rooms within a natural setting to support young parents, carers, infants and young children (0-5 years) who live in the Moreton Bay Region. Priority is given to young families in Deception Bay.

 

Penrose Young Parents Program

This service supports young parents of infants and young children (0-4 years), or parents-to-be, who live in Port Pirie, South Australia. The group offers advocacy, support and education, whilst providing the chance to develop new friendships in a welcoming home-like environment.

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