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Family Mediation

If you’re having problems at home and want the time and space to talk to someone, then a mediator can help.

Alone in London's family mediation service is fair, non-judgemental and available to young people aged 16–25.

So if you can’t bear arguing with your family any longer then contact them.

For further information contact:

This project is NOT affiliated with the Haringey Youth, Community and Participation Service.

 

HAGA Useful Resources

 

Young Fathers Project

Helping you get the skills you need to be the best parent you can be - Catch22 Young Fathers Project

Catch22 Young Fathers Project understands that there is little or no preparation for the job of parenting. They support young fathers, under 25-years-old, who want to improve relationships with their families and gain the skills needed to be the best parent they can be.

Fathers supportDepending on what you need support with, they can offer you:

  • one-to-one support and group work sessions
  • information and advice on issues including:
    • parenting skills
    • sexual health
    • offending behaviour
    • conflict management
    • substance misuse
  • training, designed especially for young fathers, in a range of areas from healthy relationships to paediatric first aid
  • help with contacting other services that may be useful to you, including health centres, job centres and colleges

For further information call 020 8808 7698 or email youngfathersproject@catch-22.org.uk

 

Pregnancy

As soon as you're pregnant

The early stages of your pregnancy are the most important time for your baby’s development. The earlier you see a GP the sooner they can talk you through your options and advise you on the next steps.

Read this pregnancy leaflet (PDF, 608KB) to find out more about what you should do if you're pregnant.

 

Haringey’s contraception and sexual health helpline

  • Free pregnancy tests
  • Free contraceptives such as condoms
  • Sexual Health Advice
  • Pregnancy issues
  • much more

For free confidential advice or to book an appointment, call 020 8442 6536, Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm.

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Do you or a friend need support or advice after a recent abortion?

4YP are offering young people under 19 years a free confidential advice and support service.

Call Leanna Powell on 07930 683 563.

 

HPV Vaccine - prevent cervical cancer

The vaccine is routinely offered to all girls in school year 8. If you live, or go to school in Haringey or are registered with a GP in the borough:

Call: 020 3224 4184 (Open Monday - Friday, 9am - 4.30pm)

Or email: maggie.bishop@nhs.net

To find out when sessions are being held in your school or to arrange an appointment at one of the community clinics (if there is no session in your school or you are unable to attend the arranged session).

  • Monthly at Hornsey Central 3pm - 4.30pm
  • Monthly at Lordship Lane 3pm - 4.30pm

If you live outside Haringey please contact your local PCT or GP.

For further information please go on to the NHS website (external link)

 

ZONE15

Confidential sexual health service for gay and bisexual men.

  • STI and HIV testing
  • Free condoms & lube
  • Hepatitis A & B vaccinations
  • Information and advice
  • Counselling and support

Times: Wednesday 5.30pm to 7.30pm
Where: Sexual Health Centre, St Ann's Hospital, St Ann's Road, N15 3TH

Further information

  • Please call 020 8842 6536

 

My Contraception Tool

With so many different contraceptive methods out there, how do you make sure you choose the best one for you?

To help you think about your choices, Brook have designed 'My Contraceptive Tool'. It's a web tool that will help you make decisions about what’s most important to you when it comes to making decisions about contraception by asking some simple questions.

This new web tool is expected to fundamentally change contraceptive consultations - empowering people’s choice and giving invaluable support to busy health professionals. Find out more about 'My Contraception Tool' at the Brook website (external link).

 

Questions about sexual orientation or gender identity?

Get in touch with our Youth Outreach WorkerPACE

A free and confidential service

Email Celine.Redfern@pacehealth.org.uk
Tel 0207 7700 1323
 

Other services:

Queer - Peer and one to one support for under 25 gay and bisexual men with Outzone. Contact Andy on info@outzone.org

Queer Peer - and one to one support for under 25 lesbian, bisexual and trans women with Girl Diva. Contact Becky on girldiva@hotmail.co.uk. Find out more about PACE's Youth Network (external link)

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