Friday, 24 May 2019
Fife Gingerbread has been awarded funding from the Young Start project for £33,000 per annum over the next two years to continue the vital support provided by the Teen Parent Project.
The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland Chair, Maureen McGinn, said: “I am delighted that Fife Gingerbread has been successful in securing Young Start funding. This award will make a big difference the lives of local young people who will be at the heart of both project design and delivery. I wish Fife Gingerbread every success as it goes on to develop and expand its project to help young people reach their potential.”
The Fife Teen Parent Project provides a supportive service dedicated to teen parent families.
The project works alongside young parents to increase their confidence, knowledge and skills while providing the right environment for their child to grow and develop.
“We are delighted to continue the work of the Teen Parent project, now in its tenth year.
Recent restructure has meant a diminished service and we are now able to employ another much- needed support worker to help up carry out this vital service.” Kathryn Miller, Families and Children Operation Manager for Fife Gingerbread.
The positive outcomes achieved by the project over the last ten years and the positive impact
on the families are a legacy that can now be built on and strengthened.