The Young Parents Program (YPP)
..is a free service for young pregnant and parenting mothers and their partners (up to age 23, where the age of first pregnancy was 19 years or under) living in the Greater North Brisbane region.
YPP provide peer support group work and outreach case management to support young parents to access support, information, and referral services.
Case management support can further assist young parents beyond the group by providing collaborative support around the things that might impact young families, such as parenting, child development, relationships and financial factors. This involves regular outreach visits and phone contact, and may also involve advocacy and support with other agencies and referral to other relevant services. YPP can provide case management support to families for approximately 6 – 9 months.
YPP groups can assist young families with:
- Antenatal education
- Peer support and building relationships
- Understanding child development and milestones
- Enhancing parenting skills and knowledge
- Referral and support to connect to relevant services
The Young Parents Program operates from Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm from 119 Stafford Rd, Kedron 4031 and is a program of Encircle.
For more information or to make a referral please contact the Young Parents Program here.
Phone and email
- Phone 3357 9944
- Email If you have any general enquiries, please use the contact form.
We will get back to you as soon as possible.
- Mail PO Box 1179, Stafford 4053
119 Stafford Road, Kedron 4031
YPP operates from Monday to Friday, between 9:00AM to 4:30PM.