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Adolescent Mothers Programme


Adolescent Mothers Centres are located throughout Trinidad and offer a wide range of support programmes that are designed to assist pregnant teenagers, teenage mothers, their children and partners and reduce the number of teenage pregnancies.  The Centres also conduct outreach and education programmes in local primary and secondary schools.  The Adolescent Mother's Programme is managed by The Child Welfare League of Trinidad and Tobago.




What services do the Centres offer?

If you are a teenage mother or you are pregnant, you can access a wide variety of training courses and services that can help you learn valuable skills, get a job and be a better mother.  Adolescent Mothers Centres offer services such as:

  • Early Childhood Care and Education Services
  • Day care services
  • Individual and group counselling
  • Skills training, literacy training, and academic courses
  • Health and nutrition information, parenting courses, and personal development training

 

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Who should apply?

Pregnant teenagers or adolescents, teenaged mothers and particularly first-time mothers between the ages of 13 and 19 can access these services.

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How do I apply?

The Adolescent Mothers Programme offers a walk-in or referral service. You can simply call or visit the Adolescent Mothers Centre nearest you.  Currently there are three Adolescent Mothers Centres within the island of Trinidad.  The Centres are open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday except public holidays.


Child Welfare League of Trinidad and Tobago
Stephen's Clinic Building
Belmont Circular Road
Belmont
Trinidad, West Indies
Tel. (868) 623-6301/624-8340
Fax. (868) 627-3186
Email: childwelfareleague@gmail.com 


Slinger Francisco Boulevard
Phase Four
La Horquetta
Trinidad, West Indies
Tel. (868) 623-6301/624-8340

There are no fees for enrolment or participation in the programme.

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Where can I find more information?

For additional information on the Adolescent Mothers Programme please contact any of the offices listed above, or the headquarters of The Child Welfare League of Trinidad and Tobago.

 

 

Child Welfare League of Trinidad and Tobago

Stephen's Clinic Building

Belmont Circular Road

Belmont

Trinidad, West Indies

Tel. (868) 623-6301

Fax. (868) 627-3186

Email: childwelfare@wow.net

Opening hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday except public holidays

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