Research and analysis

Teenage mothers and young fathers: support framework

This framework helps local healthcare commissioners and service providers review support arrangements for young parents in their area.


A framework for supporting teenage mothers and young fathers

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Commissioners and service providers can use this framework as a multi-agency self-assessment tool to review local services, identify gaps in provision and look at the likely impact and effectiveness of each aspect of local support for young parents.

The teenage parent outcomes modelling tool should be read alongside this framework because it brings together data and evidence about factors that affect outcomes for teenage parents and their children.

The teenage pregnancy narrative reports bring together key data and information for local authorities to help inform commissioning decisions to reduce unplanned teenage conceptions and improve outcomes for young parents.

Published 19 May 2016
Last updated 18 April 2019 + show all updates
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  2. First published.