Young Parents in Islington
There is plenty of support available for parents under 25, including regular drop-in sessions and specific support services at a number of locations in the borough.
If you want to share experiences and ideas with other young parents, or get helpful information about topics such as health, budgeting, education and parenting, check out the groups on offer:
YPT - Young Parents Team at the Whittington Hospital
Specialist midwives for pregnant teenagers aged 18 and under.
Contact: Constance Danlardy, 07785 326444
Family Nurse Partnership
A specialist health led programme supporting teenagers from pregnancy until their child is 2 years old.
Contact: Sara Earlle, 020 3316 8674
For young parents and parents-to-be aged 14-19. Creative projects and personal development activities (lunch and creche provided). Every Friday, 12-3pm.
Contact for address details: Naomi at All Change, 020 7689 4646
Young Parents Together @ Packington Children's Centre, now called 'The Crib' is a group for young parents aged 25 and under and their children. Parents can enjoy creative activities hosted by the Little Angel Theatre, plus snacks, discussions and visiting experts. It runs every Thursday, 1.30-3.30pm, at Sebbon Street Community Centre, Sebbon Street, N1 2EH.
Contact Packington Children's Centre for more information on 020 7527 5688
There are also some useful resources for Dads online at www.dad.info
Children's centres have family support workers who can visit you at home or in the centre to support with benefits, childcare and parenting.
Care to Learn
You may be entitled to Care to Learn childcare funding if you would like to return to education after you have had your baby.
Contact: Progress Team, 020 7527 7031 or see the Care to Learn website.
Contact us: For details of more support available, you can also contact the Young Parent Support Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
All pregnant teenagers are entitled to the 'You, Me, Us' information pack for young parents available from your midwife or children's centre. Contact Angela Wilson if you have not received yours.
Who to contact
- 020 7527 4453 020 7527 4453
Targeted Youth Support
222 Upper Street
- N1 1XR
- Age Ranges
19 and under
- Cost Details
- Free of charge
- Who is this service for?
- Teenage Parents aged 25 and under
- Can I refer myself?
- Referral not required
- Referral Details
Drop in to one of the sessions, or contact the organisers listed above.