Northumberland Teenage Pregnancy Team

Aim of service

  • 50% reduction in the under 18 teenage conception rate by 2010 from a 1998 baseline conception rate of 47.2 per 1000 females aged 15-17 to 23.
  • 60% increase in the participation of teenage parents in education training or employment to reduce their long term social exclusion by 2010.

Our Vision

For young people in Northumberland regardless of race, gender or social class to have access to high quality sex and relationship education (SRE), and be aware of and have access to contraception and sexual health services that meet their needs.  Pregnant teenagers and teenage parents will have access to support in their area. 

Our Mission

Young people will be at the centre of planning, delivering and evaluating the work.

We Offer

  • Antenatal & Postnatal Support
  • Infant Feeding Choices
  • Emotional Support
  • Individual or Group Support
  • Contraception Information Advice and Guidance
  • Pregnancy Decision Making
  • Childcare Choices
  • Care to Learn - child care scheme advice
  • Maternity Rights and Benefits
  • Housing Advice
  • Education and Training Choices
  • Sex and Relationship Education (SRE)

Who to contact

Telephone
01670 819049
01670 816796.
E-mail
janine.middlemiss@northumberlandcaretrust.nhs.uk
Website
www.northumberland.gov.uk/.../default.aspx

Where to go

Name
Northumberland Care Trust
Address
Epsom Drive
Ashington
Northumberland
Postcode
NE63 8BD

Last updated on: 03/11/2014

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Address: Epsom Drive  Ashington  Northumberland 

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