We’ve put together a list of support organisations that are helpful for pregnant teenagers and teenage parents. If you have support organisations that you think should be listed here please email Jane.
Birthline (Pregnancy Support) 24hr Information & Advisory Service
Phone: (08) 8363 1444
Phone: 1300 139 313 For country and interstate callers, (price of a local call)
Counselling service for pregnant women providing information and choices to women. Also source and donate clothing and nursery equipment as required. Pregnancy testing available. Open from 9.30am-4.30pm Mon-Fri. Funded by public donations, staffed by volunteers, some doctors, nurses and social workers.
Pregnancy Help Line Phone: 1300 792 798 (QLD, NSW, VIC, ACT) and 1300 655 156 (SA, WA, TAS, NT)
Pregnancy Help Australia is a national body which provides support, education and resources to life affirming Pregnancy Support Centres throughout Australia.
Pregnancy Counselling Link
Phone: Tollfree 1800 777 690 (national)
Free, professional, confidential counselling in relation to pregnancy testing, unplanned pregnancy, post-abortion concerns, pregnancy support, pregnancy loss & adoption
Birth Trauma & Stress Support Group
Phone: Ursula: (07) 3809 0196
Voluntary support group for mothers who have had traumatic birth experiences. Support offered through email and phone Australia-wide.
Child and Youth Health Parent Helpline (24hrs)
Phone: 1300 364 100 (local call cost from anywhere in South Australia)
The Children, Youth and Women’s Health Services (CYWHS) Parent Helpline provides telephone information and support at any time 7 days a week (calls received between 7.15am – 9.15pm will be answered by local Parent Helpline staff; calls received outside these hours will be automatically redirected to the national healthdirect helpline).
Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA)
Web : www.breastfeeding.asn.au
Breastfeeding Helpline Phone: 1800 686 2 686 (1800 mum 2 mum)
The Australian Breastfeeding Association is a large community based self-help group, recognised as a leading authority on breastfeeding management.