Community Supports

In most communities there are many options for a young parent to become connected to community supports, particularly with the support and guidance of a practitioner to assist in making and maintaining connections. Below is a list of ideas, with links where possible, and use your own networks and contacts in the local area to find more potential supports. 


Child & Maternal Health Service

General Practitioners (GP)

Youth Services - local council

Family Support Services


Recreation (pools, gyms etc)

Sports clubs

Community Centres

Community Houses


Local Government Offices



Financial Counselling

Crisis Centres

Community Aid organisations



Further Reading