Young & Pregnant Parenting Program- Melbourne City Mission

  1. About this service

    The Young and Pregnant Parenting service provides case management, secondary consultation, and a drop off service for young parents (16 to 25 years of age) and their children who are at risk of or are experiencing homelessness. 

    Support to young people:
    - Aged between 16 to 25 years of age who are pregnant or parents
    - Who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, have recently been homeless or who are experiencing disadvantage
    -  Who live or have connection to the north and west areas of Melbourne.

    Case management:
    Our Outreach case management worker provides support to young people to:

    - Obtain housing
    - Access baby goods
    - Gain parenting information including childhood development
    - Access required registrations such as birth registration and Centrelink family payment link to specialist services and community supports.

    Drop in service:
    Young women who are pregnant or who are young parents can drop in at Frontyard Youth Services (19 King Street). The drop-in service (dependent on worker availability) can provide information, support and links to other parenting supports.

      • Service name

        Young & Pregnant Parenting Program- Melbourne City Mission

      • Service address

        19 King Street, Melbourne 3000
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      • Phone

        9611 2458

      • Urgency levels

        Direct Help, Some Help

      • Service area

        North and West of Melbourne

      • Service hours

        Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

      • Age group

        16 - 25 years

      • Interpreters

        Available on request

      • Service type

        INDIVIDUAL

      • Costs

        Free

      • Service for

        Young Parents

      • Disability access

        Yes

      • Drop in service

        Yes

    More information for service professionals

      • Participation length

        Ongoing

      • Participation type

        In person

      • Referral mode

        In person or via the phone

      • Point of intake

        Office Administration

  2. Young & Pregnant Parenting Program- Melbourne City Mission