NAPPY (Nurturing and Parenting Program for Youth)

NAPPY is a Parenting Support Group for young parents and their children. Delivered in collaboration with Ngala (as the lead agency) the project aims to build the confidence and self esteem of young parents by providing opportunities to develop essential life parenting skills; to empower individuals, their families and the whole Rockingham community.

Ngala together with KEYS deliver support programs to provide preventative and intervention strategies to build strong parenting skills and develop a secure attachment and a positive relationship between parent and child to support the holistic development of the children. At present the group runs once a week on a Tuesday during school term at the Ngala Rockingham.

The project aims to link young parents into community networks including formal education and employment services, universal services, community services and to provide warm referral pathways. A KEYS Family Support Worker is in attendance at each group and is able to assist with any additional needs the parents may be experiencing.