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 on the Sunshine Coast. Services include:

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

Young Mothers for Young Women Program [Micah Projects]

To assist young mothers 25 years and under to parent their young children (0-4 years) in Brisbane. Services include:

  • individualised, planned family support and advocacy services
  • mothers’ groups
  • peer-led education.

Where to get help

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