Young Parents Programme – Romsey MillBack to Support
The Young Parents Programme provides intensive personal, educational and parenting support for first time teenage and young parents. It is run by the local children’s, family and youth charity, Romsey Mill.
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“Amazing, the staff have helped both me and my partner individually and as a couple. The groups are also beneficial, they help people of all abilities and they also check on you if you’re not in for whatever reason. Their care goes above and beyond!” Becky, a young mum
What to expect?
Being a young mum or dad can feel confusing, lonely and overwhelming – but it can also be immensely rewarding too! Romsey Mill’s Young Parents Programme supports young parents by offering some or all of the following:
- home visits and one-to-one support;
- antenatal classes tailored for young mums and dads;
- postnatal groups for peer support and child development;
- courses such as the Arts Award, parenting and self confidence;
- if appropriate, support to move on to further training, education & employment;
- helping find and integrate young parents into groups and activities in the local area.
It also offers one-to-one and group support for young fathers (age 25 and under) with information about becoming and being a dad; looking after babies; work, college or training; and arranging to see children if a relationship has broken down.
Judith and the Young Parents Programme team have worked with lots of young mums and dads and understand how they feel and the challenges they face.
For more information, email the team or call Romsey Mill during normal office hours on 01223 213162 and select #3.
If you are a professional who would like more information or to refer a young parent, you can email the team or call the number above.
To access support, the young parent will need to be:
- aged 19 or under if they are a mum;
- aged 25 or under if they are a dad;
- living in the City of Cambridge, East Cambridgeshire or South Cambridgeshire. If based elsewhere in the county, the team can help find other local support and services.
The Young Parents Programme is free.