Teenage pregnancy helplines
Consult our helplines for advice and information about teenage pregnancy
NHS Choices – Teenage Pregnancy Support
If you are a young mum or teenager who is pregnant, there are a wide range of services to support you during pregnancy and after you have had your baby. Your midwife or health visitor can give you details of local services.
The Care to Learn scheme can help with childcare costs while you study. You must be aged under 20 at the start of your course. The scheme is available for publicly-funded courses in England. This includes courses in schools, 6th forms in schools and 6th form colleges
To talk to a midwife, call: 0800 0147 800
Comprehensive website with details of all aspects of pregnancy and giving birth to a healthy baby, as well as a Midwife Helpline.
The Family Planning Association
We’re a sexual health charity. We give straightforward information, advice and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.
Helpline: 0808 808 4994
Life’s tough, we know that. It can throw a lot your way and make it hard to know what the hell to do with it all. So, welcome to The Mix. Whether you’re 13, 25, or any age in between, we’re here to take on the embarrassing problems, weird questions, and please-don’t-make-me-say-it-out-loud thoughts you have. We give you the information and support you need to deal with it all. Because you can. Because you’re awesome. We’ll connect you to experts and your peers who’ll give you the support and tools you need to take on any challenge you’re facing – for everything from homelessness to finding a job, from money to mental health, from break-ups to drugs. We’re a free and confidential multi-channel service. That means that you choose how you access our support, without the worry of anyone else finding out. Whether it be through our articles and video content online or our phone, email, peer to peer and counselling services – we put the control in your hands. You can even volunteer with us too.
Straight Talking exists to reduce the high rates of teenage pregnancy in the UK and to support and empower teenage parents, so that young people achieve economic wellbeing and quality of life. Straight Talking employs teenage parents to educate young people about early parenthood; enabling them to make responsible choices.
Helpline: 0808 800 2222 (24 hours)
Offers support to anyone parenting or helping to raise children, from newborn babies to young adults. There are free telephone and email helplines, parenting courses and information leaflets. The website offers lots of advice, real-life stories and relevant news as well as a helpful A-Z of related topics.
If you are looking for specific information, advice and support on the practical aspects of being a single parent, from benefits to domestic violence, in this area of the website you will find informative articles on issues that are relevant to you when raising children on your own. OneSpace.org.uk is the parenting site by single parents for single parents. It is delivered by a dedicated team at Single Parent Action Network (SPAN) and by our volunteers. OneSpace.org.uk was born in 2008 and has supported thousands of parents, both women and men, through the hard times of separation, coping with divorce, going through the courts, domestic abuse, parenting, work and benefits and then onto rebuilding their lives.
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