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Brave Foundation

Brave Foundation is an Australian not-for-profit charity that equips expecting and parenting young people with resources, referral and education opportunities to facilitate happy, healthy and skilled families over time.

Vision and mission

Vision: To build a village of support and acceptance around expecting and parenting young people.

Mission: To build a virtual village of support around each person by creating a network of meaningful connections to ideas, people, services, and resources.

How Brave Foundation can help

Brave Foundation's core program, Supporting Expecting and Parenting Teens, focuses on connecting a young person with a professional mentor. This is a 1:1 relationship and the role of the mentor is to support the participant in defining and working towards goals that they set for themselves. The mentor also helps each participant to navigate towards those goals by linking them with organisations, resources, and service providers that will help them overcome barriers and reach their goal.

Information lines / help lines

  • Call 0448 088 380 Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm AEST

Programs and apps and tools

  • Brave Pathway Plan app — a free app that supports your Supporting Expecting and Parenting teens program journey

Recommended links

This information was originally published on healthdirect - Brave Foundation.

Last reviewed: August 2022

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Brave Scholarships - Brave Foundation

The Brave Foundation’s Pathway Scholarships have been created to minimise the financial barriers experienced by expecting and parenting teens (E&PT’s) as they continue through their secondary school education, and engage in workforce participation preparation

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Support for Girls - Brave Foundation

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For Families - Brave Foundation

All of a sudden your family structure is looking different and you may think this is an experience you never thought you would be a part of

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Support for Guys - Brave Foundation

Continue to look around the Brave Foundation site, particularly the maps, to see what community support and educational options are available in your community

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How Friends Can Help - Brave Foundation

We have all the support and services available to connect you here at Brave Foundation

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Directory of Services - Brave Foundation

Knowing that someone else like you has been through this before can give you serious peace of mind

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The Brave Journey to Destination Program - Brave Foundation

Part one of the program is about creating self-awareness and reflection skills in order to build self- efficacy and a deeper sense of empowerment in each individual

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Real Stories - Brave Foundation

Knowing that someone else like you has been through this before can give you serious peace of mind

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SEPT Program - Brave Foundation

The Brave Pathway Plan has been developed through the research delivered from the Brave Expecting and Parenting Teen Support and Education Working Group and Co-Development Phase with DSS for the TTL trial

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Interactive Timeline - Brave Foundation

If your baby wasn't planned, this may be the first time you have had any inkling that you're pregnant

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