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Support for young parents

Visit our Health and wellbeing website for information about children’s health, parenting and pregnancy, including:

  • pregnancy and family planning
  • babies and early childhood health
  • school-aged children’s health
  • parenting advice
  • immunisation
  • emergencies and after-hours help.

You can also find more information about health services, recreational and family activities, financial help, legal advice and education on our Parents and families website.

Here are some other useful websites:

Raising Children Network

On this website, young parents will find information and resources to support them in the day-to-day of raising children and looking after their own needs. Key topics covered on this website include:

  • opportunities to connect through a national network of support and services
  • a wide range of innovative features.

Young Parents Program

For young parents under 25 based in Townsville. Support activities include:

  • weekly playgroups and parent group activities
  • individual case management
  • help to get baby items, furniture, clothing and food parcels.

Young Parents Support Program

For young pregnant women and mums aged up to 25 in South East Queensland. Services include:

  • pregnancy and parenting support
  • social activities
  • weekly playgroups
  • home and hospital visits.

Helping Young Parents Program

For young parents aged 19 or younger who want to get their Year 12 Certificate, or a Certificate II equivalent. This Centrelink program offers extra support by linking you with local services to help care for your child while studying.

Where to get help

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Last updated:
18 April 2016
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