Young Parents’ Program (YAP)

YAP is a program for parents and children experiencing drug and alcohol problems, either themselves or in their families, by providing:

  • a group-activities program for parents and children
  • information on harm prevention, drug information, self care, child health, diet and budgeting
  • support and counselling
  • a place where parents can feel at ease and can get peer support
  • positive parenting skills and encouraging positive engagement with the children through craft activities, cooking and play
  • home-based support
  • help with other welfare agencies
  • an experienced team of counsellors, a nurse and a child care worker that you can talk to.

The YAP Program is offered in Mount Barker and Katanning in the Great Southern region, and you can find out more by calling the Palmerston Albany office.

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