We are here to help you manage and maintain a successful tenancy, whilst offering personalised support to help you to build essential life skills. Our aim is to help prepare you for independent living. Whatever your story, we’ll always aim to help.

Safe and secure accommodation for your family

You will have your own self-contained fully furnished flat. We have 14 two-bedroom flats and 3 three-bedroom flats at the Young Parents Pathway. This is located conveniently in South Shields with access to a wide range of shops, transport links, GP’s, and many other local services. You will also meet other families during your time with us.

Some of the other benefits include:

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



You can also view this information as a brochure. Please download our Young Parents Pathway brochure.

Support and guidance every step of the way

During your time at the Young Parents Pathway, we will help you to build the essential life skills you need to prepare you for the future:

  • We’ll help you with a support plan to meet your needs
  • Support you with parenting skills
  • Help you learn to budget your money and assist you with any benefit claims you could be entitled to
  • When you are ready to move on, we will help you find a new home in the local community.

Fun learning activities for you to get involved in

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
  • Parties and activities for parents and children
  • Fun outdoor trips to local attractions.
YPP Floor Plan

Layout of a typical 2-bedroom apartment

Come and join us

If you would like to express an interest or want to know more about the Young Parents Pathway, please complete the form or email your enquiry to youngparentspathway@placesforpeople.co.uk or call us on 0191 454 6859.

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Where to find us

Young Parents Pathway
70 Whitehead Street
South Shields
NE33 5NE

Tel: 0191 454 6859

Email: youngparentspathway@placesforpeople.co.uk