Leeds Rhinos Foundation

Leeds Rhinos Foundation

Changing Lives Through Sport

Young Dads

Having previously worked alongside the Teenage Pregnancy and Parenting Team on other similar projects, Leeds Rhinos Foundation developed the Young Dads programme after it was identified a need for additional support for young teenage dads aged 16+ across the city.

This is a 10 week project which will support young dads through a transitional process. The aim of the course is to increase resilience and self- esteem, provide practical and emotional support, especially around fatherhood.

Focusing on areas such as

  • Resolving barriers that prevent you from being a dad
  • Healthy relationships
  • Recognising changes during pregnancy
  • Child development
  • Parenting skills and a baby's needs
  • Breastfeeding
  • Relationship changes after the birth
  • What it means to be a dad
  • Contraception and STIs
  • Substance misuse

For more information contact janet.sylvester@leedsrhinosfoundation.org

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