YWHP also offers an outreach service; if a young woman already has somewhere safe to live, but would benefit from our specialist therapeutic support services
Therapeutic support and practical help
YWHP provides person centered, holistic support, based on individual needs. Together with specialist support workers, clients develop their support to enable them to achieve their personal goals, alongside therapeutic interventions and activities.
Sessions focus on: Resilience, recovery and wellbeing, safe and healthy relationships, successful parenting, social and financial inclusion, effective future engagement with universal services and participation in the wider community.
"Protect Yourself" - Groups and one to one sessions for girls and young women; including "Escape the Trap" Teenage Relationship Abuse Programme
YWHP protect yourself programme is a person centered, holistic approach to personal safety and healthy relationships.
Offering a flexible package of interventions, advice and guidance; Protect Yourself focusses on identifying and building personal strengths to develop and reinforce resilience. Enabling young women to get back on their feet despite adversity, so they can deal with and recover from challenges they face in their lives; being able to protect themselves, live independently and safely without fear.
Escape the Trap programme is designed to support young people to learn about teenage relationship abuse and how it can effect you; it covers, expectations of relaitonships, relationhips that make you feel bad, things partners may say that make you feel bad, how peer behaviour might impact on how you feel about yourself, beliefs about those who behave badly in relationships, social media and how it can be used to abuse, how being treated with respect might be experienced, what a happy and equal relationship might be like.
Parents As First Teachers” - Groups and one to one sessions for young women and their children
YWHP PAFT is a successful research and evidence based parenting support programme for "at risk families".
Flexible and personalised support helps each child to reach age-related expectations, potential and developmental milestones.
Parents are enabled to protect their children and give them the best possible start in life. YWHP PAFT specialist workers are child-focussed to ensure effective engagement; whilst helping parents to feel supported, be less isolated, be better informed, experience a positive relationship with their child, and be more confident to engage with the universal social-welfare and health services.