SHineSA provides specifically for pregnant and parenting young people:
- Healthy Young Parents in Education – HYPE – improves the educational, social and physical health and wellbeing outcomes for teenage mothers and their infants through increasing school retention and social inclusion. Research identifies inter-agency pathways, documents curriculum pathway options, develops a resource for pregnant teenagers, a resource for pregnant teenagers and agencies and a whole of school package. The 2007 report on HYPE is here
- Healthy Young Parents in Education Journal
Metropolitan Youth Health (formerly The Second Story) Talking Realities Flexible Learning Option Program for young parents offered at Angle Park, in partnership with Thebarton Senior College – an initiative that supports young mothers to continue their education while receiving advice on parenting and health. And young mums talk about how Talking Realities changed their lives.
John Eyre High School – Whyalla Young Mothers Program providing support to young mothers and pregnant students who are still at school by providing a flexible learning environment that also welcomes their children into a designated suite of rooms at the school
Northern Adelaide Senior College – Support for young mums to help them maintain their studies. The Family Learning Centre caters for the needs of parents and their small children. Lessons are conducted in a workshop setting where young babies are present and can be attended to throughout classes. Aim is to re improve educational and social outcomes for the whole family. Programs help re-connect parents to learning and prepare them before they embark on SACE.
Our Lady of Sacred Heart College Enfield, St Joseph’s Education Centre, is a small school for young women who are having or who already have a child and want to complete their SACE, providing flexible hours, creche, and assistance with transport to and from school. Email StJosephsEducationCtr@olsh.catholic.edu.au or phone 8269 8800.
Port Pirie Boystown – Penrose Young Parents Program offering young parents and soon-to-be parents support and education whilst giving them a chance to develop new friendships.
Dusseldorp – Alternative educational program at Wirreanda High School, supported by the SA Government Innovative Community Action Networks. – Flexible Learning Options for secondary students that are disengaged or disengaging with mainstream schooling. Specialised case management and individually tailored learning and earning activities that are recognised and accredited are provided free of charge program is cost-free to students.
Wirreanda High School Adaptive Vocational Education Mums and Dads Program, Morphett Vale. Coordinator contact. This program is no longer running and students are referred to services offered through Metro Youth Health who run parenting courses.