Cardinia Shire Young Mums Programs

  1. About This Service

    Cardinia Shire Council delivers two programs for young mums aged up to 25 years. Young Mums Mother Goose Program is a weekly group of rhyme and sing-along for women and their children birth to 3 years. Young Mums Program is a weekly group for pregnant and parenting young women whose babies are under 12 months of age.

      • Service Name

        Cardinia Shire Young Mums Programs

      • Service Address

        Living Learning Pakenham (LLP), 6B Henry Street, Pakenham Vic 3810
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      • Phone

        18004YOUTH

      • Twitter

        N/A

      • Urgency Levels

        Additional Support, Programs/Activities

      • Service Area

        Cardinia Shire

      • Age Group

        Maximum age 25 years

      • Eligibility Criteria

        This program is for pregnant or parenting young mothers up to the age of 25 years who live in the Cardinia Shire and have children under 4 years of age.

      • Interpreters

        Yes but requires booking in advance

      • Service Type

        INDIVIDUAL

      • Costs

        - There are no costs to attend the weekly group sessions. There may be a small cost to attend outings.

      • Disability Access

        3

    More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

      • Participation Length

        - Programs are delivered during the school term. For commencement dates please refer to Council website. Participation length in the Young Mums Program is until the child reaches 12 months. Participation length in the Mother Goose Program is until the child reaches 4 years.

      • Specific Exclusions

        Those not eligible for this program include: Women whose children are over 4 years of age Women who are over 25 years of age Women who do not reside within the Cardinia Shire Males/Dads

      • Who Can Refer

        - Referrals are accepted from: pregnant or parenting young mothers, family, community organisations/groups or Maternal and Child Health.

  2. Cardinia Shire Young Mums Programs