Support for Young Parents and Parents-to-be

A lot can change when you become pregnant and a parent.

The Youth Support Team work with young people during pregnancy and as young parents. We can support you through the changes.

How we can help

  • Support you to prepare for parenthood, including preparing for change and ensuring you have equipment required

  • Provide advice and guidance, for example accessing benefits (including Care to Learn) or housing

  • Help you to balance your responsibilities as a young parent and fulfil your aspirations, accessing education, employment or training

  • Help you to identify opportunities in your community.

Who we help

  • Young parents to be (under 18 years at conception) and young parents. 

Get in touch

To find out more, contact the Youth Support Team on 01452 551276 or


Coronavirus update for YST services

At Gloucestershire Youth Support Team our priority is the safety and well being of the young people we work with and the staff that work so hard to support them.

As the national lock down restrictions are lifting, we are now returning to more face to face delivery, including some group work and events. We will be continuing to deliver virtual contact. Please be assured that we are ensuring that precautions to keep people safe are maintained in all spaces.

We know these are uncertain times and some people are experiencing heightened concerns. If you are worried please speak to your contact within the YST or contact us at

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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