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Supporting Young Parents to Access Childcare & Education

All new mothers want the best for their babies – a safe home, plenty of love,  security, support and a future where they thrive.

These aspirations can appear unattainable to young mums who might be struggling with past traumas; a lack of support, appropriate role models; and long term financial disadvantage.

“This grant will help us support women who have experienced hardship in many different forms, providing them with a key worker and assisting to build stronger involvement within our community. With this support women in the community will gain confidence and life skills to break generational cycle’s, are more likely to remain engaged and are more likely to achieve long-term employment and financial independence, which will positively impact their lives and their children’s.”

Michelle Polidano, SPACE. Supporting Parents Access to Childcare & Education

 

Organisation: ANHCA Public Fund in partnership with Northern Bay College / Rosewall Community Centre
Grant Type: Small Grant
Amount: $7,000
Year: 2018-2019

This initiative assists young mothers to re-engage with education and strengthen their community networks. Young mums can undertake online Certificate II/III courses with program support across coursework and childcare/social services available within the same location. A dedicated early childhood educator will provide consistent and expert childcare and modelling for parents.

Back to 2018 grants

A special thanks to Grosvenor Foundation for supporting this project.

Grants 2018-19

Enhancing Economic Security
Grants

Enhancing Economic Security

A mentoring and leadership program for young women, helping them to engage with their local community.

Supporting pathways to workforce participation for women in prison
Grants

Supporting pathways to workforce participation for women in prison

A volunteer and training program for women in prisons.

Hear Me Roar
Grants

Hear Me Roar

Teaching young women and gender non-conforming young people media and broadcasting skills.

Design for Success
Grants

Design for Success

Working with women who are financially excluded to enhance their small business skills and increase their capacity to earn a steady income.

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