Group work with Teenage Parents Parents to be

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Parks (with picnics, can combine with healthy eating, exercise etc)Manager of Breast Feeding team & Breastfeeding Advisor - Kate McFadden 702 4293

Toolkit for Group work with Teenage Parents /

    Parents to be

    Activities Useful Contacts

    - Smoking Cessation Jeanette Seddon 702 4305 or Specialist Midwives can run

    707 1555 sessions on their particular area

    - Manager of Breast Feeding team & Breastfeeding of expertise Advisor - Kate McFadden 702 4293 - Child Protection and Substance Misuse Carol O’Keefe 702 4367 - Disability and Mental Health Jacqui Rotherham

     702 4012

     - Domestic Violence - Marie Harris 702 4267

    - Teenage Pregnancy Sue Thomspon 702 4223

    - Black & Minority Ethnic Groups - Dorcas Akeju 702


     Healthy eating

    Community food workers

    L’pool sth tel:280 7512

    L’pool nth tel:233 4421

    Lpool central tel:207 5382

     Dental Health

    Joanne Travis tel:228 0137

     Mental health e.g. post natal

    PSS at the Leeson Project tel:222 9262 depression, keeping good mental

    Also refer to Specialist Midwife for health

    Disability and Mental Health Jacqui Rotherham 702 4012 Smoking Cessation NHS smoking Helpline can provide resources and information about your local NHS Stop Smoking Service 0800 1699169 Fagends - Young Person’s Smoking Specialist Julie Whitfield Tel - 0151 794 8829 or Also refer to Specialist Midwife for Smoking Cessation Jeanette Seddon 702 4305 or 707 1555 Women’s Health issues [diet & eating disorders, WHISC tel: 707 1826 www.

contraception & sexual health,

    self-esteem & confidence


    Healthy Youth Award - covers 5 Delivered by Healthwise contact either modules including : Jacquie Jones (Co-ordinator). Tony Healthy Lifestyles Stephenson or John Cotham on 0151 702

    Substance Misuse 0773

    Smoking Cessation

    Emotional Health & Well-being

    Sexual Health

    Can deliver any one or all five of

    the above modules.

    Self-esteem and confidence Lydia Abbott Picton & Kensington building using art based Detached Project - Liverpool Youth Service approaches 07835864309

Creative therapies, courses and Contact Clare at Wild Woman on 07813 920

    workshops to raise aspirations 489 or or see

    and help women to recognise their potential

Breastfeeding Specialist Midwife for Breast Feeding -

     Kate McFadden on 702 4293 or

    Sue Thompson Specialist Midwife for

    Teenage Pregnancy 708 9988 ext 4223.

    Local National Childbirth Trust [NCT]

    representative for contact details call

    0870 444 8707 or go to

    Marian Blackburn and Andy Tutte Outreach Drug and Alchohol Issues

    Workers at Young Addaction Liverpool on

    706 9747

    Also refer to Specialist Midwife for Drug &

    Alcohol Carol O’Keefe on 702 4367

    Health Visitor at your Children’s Centre Child Health e.g. immunisations,

     development, illnesses

    Sexual Health- contraception, Laverne Robinson at So to Speak STIs, relationships. tel:227 1481 or local Liverpool Youth

     Service contact

     Sally Ross at Pre-school Equipment

     Resource Centre (PERC), Lambert Way, Arts and crafts Islington, Liverpool, L3 8NT.

     0151 207 4496

     Linda Meagor at Healthy Arts 708 8009

     Angela Paterson 0151 933 3691


    Crystal making

     Zandra Tambourini Moore 07971537497

     Amanda Lynch 07931238591 Banner Making

     Itchy Feet Nes Milward 0151 521 1718

    Mosaic Work Sue Harris 0151 287 0359


    Scrap booking Rachel Kearney 07799447258 Health & beauty sessions Blackburne House Women’s technology Home maintenance- decorating College Tel; 0151 709 4356 and being able to fix things, put up shelves etc Tailor made training about money Money management- credit, debt management and debt contact etc Peter Tyson-financial capability trainer (nth CAB) tel:287 1300 John Mather-fct (central/sth) tel:280 5781 Brenda Mckenzie-fct (Speke) tel:486 8545 Citizens’ Advice Phone 08701 212 032 Mon- Thurs 10:00-12:00 or go to www.advice

     Merseyside Welfare Rights Resource

     Centre 0151 708 7770

     Children’s centre staff How to play; age appropriate Toy libraries run at most Children’s Centres toys, books and reading across the city contact your local Centre

     for more details. Other toy libraries at

     based at:

     Pre-school Equipment Resource Centre

     (PERC), Lambert Way, Islington,

     Liverpool L3 8NT. 0151 207 4496

     Janine Evans/Wendy Risley/Joanne

     Prichard/Trish Burton

     PSS Family Resource Centre & Toy

     Library, Orthes Street, Liverpool

     L3 5XF. 0151 709 5946

     Carine Evans

     Story-time sessions for the under fives at

     various libraries

     Local Bookstart Co-ordinators Irene

     Mandelcow & Julie Davies 0151 233 5864

     Local library trips and library tours -

     contact Central Library for details of local

     services on 233 5829

     For further details contact Phil McCarthy Liverpool Adult Learning Service at Adult Learning on

    run a range of relevant courses or 0151 233 for teenage parents [most of 1870

    which are accredited] including:

    Food Safety, Fire Safety,

    Assertiveness and Confidence

    Building, Community

    Development, Healthier Food,

     Fire safety- Community Fire Safety Safety at home/ Child safety- Officer Darren Speed tel:298 3161

     Fire Service 0800 731 5958

     David Irvine 07976703344 Fire safety in the Home for info and resources

    Accident prevention in the home

     Mikala Dawson Regional Development Promotion of safe sleeping Officer at the Foundation for the Study of

    techniques / prevention of cot Infant Deaths death 01663 747107 / 07732729629 or

    [awaiting contact details from Suzanne Metcalfe] Lead Nurse @ PCT for SIDs Carol Bartley

    Francisco Carrasco 709 1177

     Latin activities story-telling,

    Sarah Halliwell Liverpool City Council art, music, dance, food, etc.

    Sports Action Zone tel; 233 3000

     Exercise, keep fit.

    Midwives, Health Visitors

     Parenting- practical stuff;

     feeding, making bottles, bathing,

    Family Link Worker or other appropriate CC nappies,

    worker can also provide details of weaning.

    Webster Stratton training available at

    some Children’s Centres Parenting- behaviour; sleep,

     routines, tantrums, biting, other

    Parentline Plus offers help & information kids.

    for parents through a range of services

    including a free 24 hour helpline, groups,

    workshops, etc. Parentline Plus also works Parenting Support and Advice

    with lone parents as part of the Horizons

    Project which runs a national helpline, e-

    mail support services, fun events, courses &


    Contact Maria Bird, Parent Support

    Coordinator, Parentline Plus North West on

    0151 201 7876 or

     24 hour Parentline Plus helpline


     Connexions Centres: Jobs, training, education Liverpool city 709 5400 C.V advice/ letters of Liverpool East 228 2285 application/form filling Liverpool North 233 8550 Confidence building Liverpool South 336 9400 Interview techniques Job Centre Plus Jan Palin Childcare

     Partnership Manager 0151 802 2190 or Lone Parent Advisor at your local Job Centre Plus office - ring switchboard and ask to be put through to LPA contact your local JC+ office or the main office at Williamson Square on 801 5700 - and ask to be put through to your local Lone Parent Advisor Lifelong Learning Pertemps 07739890234 Sharon Moss-Anti poverty case worker CAB tel:287 1300 Welfare benefits For information on Care to Learn to be provided to groups of young parents Care to Learn [childcare funding contact Kathy Betteridge on for teenage parents in learning 079909934601 or or training] a representative or Liverpool CiS on 08000 852022 Michelle Smith- Elizabeth Anderson House Housing Rights, What’s available, 0151 728 9218 how to apply etc

     Jacqui Nasuh-The Freedom Project Domestic violence 07780948890

     Nicky Jones Independent Domestic

     Violence Advisor 0151 330 2014

     Also refer to Specialist Midwife for

     Domestic Violence Marie Harris on 702


    Trips Liverpool City Council runs 43 play areas in For information on what’s on parks, recreational grounds and open spaces

    locally & ideas for trips out, look across the city. Details of locations can be at the ‘Primary Times’ publication found at and go to a free What’s on Guide which is leisure and culture / playgrounds and play

    available at Children’s Centres. areas or contact Liverpool direct on 233

     5000. For a more adventurous trip out, visit

    - Parks (with picnics, can one of attractions below which have a range

    combine with healthy of attractions including gardens and play

    eating, exercise etc) areas:

    - - Walton Hall Gardens, Walton Lea

    - Road, Higher Walton, Warrington,

    - WA4 6SN 01925 601 617


    - - Tatton Park and Farm, Knutsford,

    - Cheshire, WA16 6QN 01625 534435



     Croxteth Hall & Country Park - Muirhead

     Avenue East, Liverpool, L12 0HB 0151 228


     Speke Hall - The Walk, Speke, Liverpool

     L24 1ZD, 0151 427 7231

     0151 498 4770

     Upper Floor, Belle Vale Shopping Centre,

     Hedgefield Road, Childwall, Liverpool, L25


     0151 707 9443

    Jungle fun (soft play area) 1 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool

     Paint & pot studio

     0151 259 2343

    Get Arty

     207 Eaton Road, Liverpool, L12 2AG Jungle World of Advenutre (soft

    play area) Southport, Wirral (West Kirby & Hoylake),

    Seaside (combine with child/sun Formby beaches


     Old Hall, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 9YZ,

    - Gulliver’s World 01925 444888



    - Park Hall Road, Chorley, PR7 5LP, 01257

    - Camelot 453 044


     Upton-by-Chester, CH2 1LH

    - Chester Zoo 01244 380 280


    - Prescot Merseyside, L34 4AN

    - Knowsley Safari Park 0151 430 9009



    - Underwater street (city


     Court Hey Park, Roby Road, Liverpool L16

    National Wildflower Centre 3NA 0151 738 1913

     Depot Road, Kirkby, L33 3AR Acorn Venture Farm 0151 548 1524 www/

     Mancot, Deeside, Flintshire, CH5 2AZ,

    - Greenacres Farm Park 01244 531147

     Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF 0151

    - Blue Planet Aquarium 3578804

     William Brown Street, Liverpool, 0151 478

    World Museum Liverpool 4393

     Seacombe Ferry Terminal, Victoria Place,

    Seacombe Aquarium Seacombe, Wallasey, Wirral, CH44 0151

     330 1444


    - See local press for details, as well as

    - Theatres, Xmas pantos ‘Primary Times’ publication a free What’s

    - on Guide’ which also lists family and

    - children’s shows at local theatres.



    - Halloween/bonfire night

     Youth opportunity fund 233 1057 Fundraising workshops

     Ribby Hall Holiday Village Residentials Ribby Rd, Wrea green

     Lancashire PR4


     tried and tested by Walton Young Parents


Annual Events: 14

    Valentines Day (Sexual Health!)

    thNational No Smoking Day February

    thInternational Women’s Day 14 march

    th8 March

    st1 June

    stth-7 August

    thst15-21 October

    st1 December

    www. June/July International Children’s Day 1

    Sexual Health Week

    Parenting Week

    HIV/AIDS Day

    Barnardos Big Toddle

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