Babes Pregnancy Crisis Support Ltd
How Your Donation Makes a Difference
Babes Pregnancy Crisis Support Ltd offers support to pregnant teenagers by proactively providing information and community resources that facilitate responsible decision making. Babes believes that support from her family, friends and wider community is essential for a pregnant teenager to make her decision responsibly and for her to experience a sense of normalcy in this difficult period.
Youth Engagement: Outreach to young people and pregnant teenagers through:
a) Forum Theatres: These aim to create awareness about teenage pregnancy, the stakeholders that are involved and the assistance that are available for teenage pregnancy.
b) Focus Group Discussion: This is one way to interact with youth and create awareness of Babes while also providing a platform for youth to share and voice out their opinion about teenage pregnancies.
c) Roadshows by partnering with tertiary educational institutions and other community partners.
a) 24 Hours Helpline
b) Casework and Counselling: Babes will go through the options with the pregnant teenager with a view of facilitating a responsible decision and action. We will meet the girl at a time and place that she is comfortable with and will journey with her to ensure that she is well supported by her family, friends and wider community in her decision and is able to carry out her decision as best as possible through problem de-escalation, family strengthening and community integration.
c) Postnatal Support by linking the girls to volunteer confinement nannies trained by WINGS.
b) Volunteer Management, befriending services
c) Skills-based training
d) Employment assistance
e) Financial assistance