Our Day services in Haven House offer the following supports to pregnant women and new mothers.
- Group and one to one support
- Life skills – cooking, budgeting, relationships
- Pregnancy and parenting support
- Support with physical and mental health
- Access to Anew’s Computer Room
- Peer support programmes
- Housing support – information and support around housing eligibility, HAP, other accommodation options and tenancy sustainment
For more information or an appointment contact [email protected]
Our primary beneficiaries are pregnant women and new mothers particularly those experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness. All the women referred to us present with complex situations and needs including one or more of the following: Migrancy and language barriers, Addiction, Mental and physical health issues, High risk pregnancies, Care leavers, Extreme isolation, Domestic abuse, Women whose children are at risk of entering the care system i.e. cases where there are child protection and welfare concerns, women with other children in care and lone Parenting – every woman we worked with in the past 12 – 16 months is parenting alone.
We work with a range of external stakeholders including Tusla, Central Placement Services, Maternity Hospitals, Medical Social Workers, Domestic Abuse services, Teen Parent Support Programme, Local Authorities, Other Homeless services and other NGOs.
We actively engage with Tusla Dublin North & South Child and Family Support Networks to offer our services. We are part of and engage on a regular basis with Dublin’s Homeless Network and we are a member of Treoir. We are currently developing a working group with the Inclusion Health Senior Medical Social Workers to collaborate around the needs of our primary beneficiaries.