King Edward Memorial Hospital Adolescent Antenatal Clinic provides specialist support for adolescents – care during pregnancy, information about pregnancy, childbirth and parenting, home visiting midwife services, baby gear and accommodation, post natal follow up clinic, contraception, counselling, advice on further education and career opportunities and opportunities to meet other young mums.
Dr Marie – live webchat for support with an unplanned pregnancy, freecall: 1800 003 707
Courses and programs for young parents funded by the WA Department of Local Government & Communities and delivered by various organisations in Kwinana, Duncraig, Balga, Langford, Mandurah, Booragoon, Wellard, Merriwa, Wilson, Brookdale and East Perth.
Nixi Teen and Young Mums Group, Milligan Community Centre Bunbury for under 23 year olds who are mums or mums-to-be, 3 hours/week in school term. Offers transport, social engagement with other young mums, education in parenting, self-care, money management, education & employment, help in finding stable accommodation. Funded by WA Dept Social Services, run by Adult Learning Australia. contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rainbow Coast Neighbourhood Centre, Albany Mum’s the Word supporting pregnant and parenting young people in the Albany area has now been defunded. The Centre now runs a mums’ chat group.
Parenting WA courses for adolescent parent programs in Mandurah, Midvale, Kwinana, Joondalup, Balga, Cannington, Booragoon, Victoria Park and Armadale. Course guide for 2016 under development. Call 1800 654 432 for assistance. (Course guide for 2014 here.)
Parkerville Children & Youth Care – Young Women’s Program specialising in accommodating and supporting pregnant young women (aged 14-20) with their babies. They provide a range of services including counselling, advocacy and parenting support.
Youth Futures is a community-based organisation providing young people across metropolitan Perth with Homelessness, Education, and Support services. Located in Joondalup, Mt Lawley and Fremantle. Phone 08 9300 2677
Anglicare Young Parents Support Program, phone 08 9325 7033
Peel Youth Services Eyes Wide Open provides primary health care to young parents in Mandurah, Pinjarra and other areas of the Peel Region. Includes home visits, outreach mentoring, alternative education for young mothers, parenting skills, peer support, playgroup, onsite creche.
St John of God Horizon House provides accommodation in Broome, Bunbury, Geraldton, Wanneroo and Wilson and support services in Perth northern suburbs for young parents who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Conditions apply.