Young Parents Page
Being a parent:
Visions Community and Children’s Centre
Ryhall Road ,
UK charity offering support to anyone parenting a child, includes lots of information and tips for parents and a section on teenage pregnancy.
A campaign to promote communicating with babies – offers free downloadable resources including some targeted at young parents http://www.literacytrust.org.uk/talk_to_your_baby
NSPCC website for parents and carers of children aged from birth to nine years old. It offers positive parenting advice, fun ideas for families to enjoy together.
NHS website which provides food and health tips on giving children the best start in life and information about the voucher scheme for milk, fruit and vegetables and infant formula.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Rutland Citizens Advice Bureau
56 High Street
Spire Homes - Housing and tenancy options.
1 Cold Overton Road
LE15 6NT 01572 755465
Returning to Education or Employment:
Provide information and advice for young people on topics including education, housing and finance.
40A Melton Road
LE15 6AY 01572 756655
· FREE early years education places of 15 hours a week if your child is aged 3-4 years old (2 years old in certain cases). See www.direct.gov.uk for further information.
· 80% OFF childcare costs (if you are eligible for Working Tax Credits – work at least 16 hours a week – means tested).
See www.direct.gov.uk for further information
Job Centre Plus
Support people with benefits and provide assistance to find a job.
13 St. Johns Street
What to do if you or your family are feeling ill. P articular health conditions. L ocal healthcare services, such as doctors, dentists or late night opening pharmacies. S elf help and support organisations
Please see our health page for specific local services.