Index of information on this page
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.
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
Young people will be at the centre of planning, delivering and
evaluating the work.
- 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)
Other Services Include Advice and Support to Access
to download our Training Guide for 2013 (for eligible people
download training application form
Referrals are accepted from all agencies working with young
parents and parents to be in Northumberland.
PLEASE NOTE: Young people and their families
can also refer themselves.
The team can support all young parents and parents to be who are
under 19 years at the start of their pregnancy.
The Teenage Pregnancy Team (TPT) will refer to other agencies
when it is appropriate and when further services are needed.
to download a referral form. If you need any help
completing the form contact the team on the details below.
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Main Office Number - 01670 819049
Karen Rowell - Teenage Pregnancy Programme Manager - 01670
Jane Telfer - Health Improvement Practitioner Specialist Teenage
Pregnancy - 01670 532006
Maggie Martin - Project Development Worker Community - 01670
Lorraine Topping - Teenage Parents Support Worker - 01670
Leanne Hill - Public Health Nurse - 01670 532011
Lynn Scott - Young Persons Health Trainer - 01670 532018
Tracy Bruce - Health Improvement Practitioner Specialist - 01670
Janine Middlemiss - Teenage Pregnancy Support Officer - 01670
Fax: 01670 816796