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Young Parents Pathway

Providing young parents with safe accommodation and the key skills to live independently.

Young Parents Pathway is a supported accommodation service in South Tyneside for young single parents, families and expectant mothers aged 16–25. We offer support to young parents from a range of backgrounds, with the aim of our service to provide a safe and secure environment for parents and their children.

We are here to help you manage and maintain a successful tenancy, whilst offering personalised support to help you to build essential life skills. You’ll gain so much more than a place to live with Living Plus. Our aim is to help prepare you to for independent living. Whatever your story, we’ll always aim to help.

Safe and secure accommodation

You will have your own self-contained two-bedroom, fully furnished flat. This is located conveniently in South Shields with access to a wide range of shops, transport links, GP’s, and many other local services.

There are 17 flats in total at the Young Parents Pathway which means you will meet other families during your time with us. Some of the other benefits include:

  • 24-Hour staff support available
  • On-site crèche for childcare
  • Family friendly trips and activities
  • Child-friendly garden and play area to enjoy
  • Security and CCTV to keep you and your family safe


A layout of a typical 2-bedroom apartment

Support and guidance every step of the way

During your time at the Young Parents Pathway, you will gain so much more than just a place to live in. Our focus is to help you to build the essential life skills you need to prepare you for the future. We will do this by working with you to:

  • Design a tailored support plan to help you achieve your goals
  • Enhance your parenting skills
  • Improve your budgeting skills, maximise your money and ensure you receive the right income
  • Secure move on accommodation in the local community, following a successful tenancy at the Young Parents Pathway

Fun learning activities for you and the family

We have a wide range of social and educational activities to get involved in throughout the year if you wish to take part. This will help you to learn new things and make your time enjoyable at the Young Parents Pathway, examples of previous activities include:

  • First aid training for babies and children
  • Improve your child’s development with arts and crafts
  • Learn about the importance of fire safety
  • Healthy eating club
  • Festive parties
  • Fun outdoor trips to local attractions

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Come and join us

If you would like to express an interest or want to know more about the Young Parent’s Pathway, please leave your details here and we will be in touch.

We would like your permission to contact you in the future so that you can tell us about your experience with us. We’ll also send you information we feel might be of interest. We will treat your information with care and will never pass to any third parties for marketing purposes. We respect your privacy rights and you can opt-out at any time if you change your mind.

Alternatively, please email your enquiry to or call us on 0191 454 6859.

Where to find us

Young Parents Pathway
70 Whitehead Street
South Shields
NE33 5NE

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Telephone: 0191 454 6859