Parenting and family information

There will be a team of professionals to help support and guide you as a young parent. This includes your pathways worker, midwife, health visitor and support from the early years service for 0 to 5 years.

The Family Information Service provides a list of the support services available to young people and families to help with the quality of their family life. It has details of a young parent group which runs in Poole as well as activities, childcare health and wellbeing, welfare, employment, schools and learning.

If there are concerns about you becoming or being a parent, it's important that everyone is honest and open in sharing their concerns so that you get the right support,

Useful links

Poole teenage pregnancy partnership - Helping young people avoid unplanned pregnancies.
NHS Choices - Teenage pregnancy support.
Gingerbread - Advice and information for young single parents.
Family Lives - Providing help and support in all aspects of family life.
Family Information Directory - Providing general information for families.

Page last updated: 12 November 2018
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