01303 244836

Young Active Parents (YAPs)

  • September 6th, 2018

YAPs is a free support group for pregnant mums and young parents under 20 – young dads welcome too!

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What we have to offer …


  • Free crèche facilities and a free healthy lunch every week.
  • An opportunity to meet other parents of a similar age.
  • Practical parenting advice and emotional support
  • Information on accessing local parent and baby/toddler groups.
  • Support when returning to school,  college, work or apprenticeships.
  • Access to qualifications in Maths and English.
  • Benefit and housing advice.
  • We also have our own Facebook Group.


We support and facilitate education leading to BTECs for all parents.

We believe each and every young parent should have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Groups run on Thursday from 1.00 to 3.00 pm or on Friday from 1.00 to 3.00 pm at Home-Start Shepway. For more information or to book a place, please contact the Home-Start Shepway office on 01303 244836 or Emma on 07553 773630.


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Contact us to find out more...

24 Cheriton Gardens

CT20 2AS

Tel: 01303 244836

Email: office@homestartshepway.org.uk

Office Hours: 9.00am - 4.30pm (Monday to Thursday) and 9.00am - 4.00pm (Friday)

Answer phone outside office hours