"everybody needs a little help sometimes"
WHO We Help?
Anyone who lives in Tasmania and is pregnant (at any stage) or suspects they may be pregnant.
Some of the reasons pregnant women have contacted us:
Not sure what to expect during pregnancy
Unsure of what to do with a newborn
In need of baby items and goods
Experiencing an unplanned pregnancy and unsure what to do
Experiencing a personal Illness or disability during pregnancy
Received a prenatal diagnosis that presents possible problems for their baby and are looking for answers, advocacy and/or support
Relationship problems/break up/family violence
Pregnant and at risk of homelessness and/or homeless
Pregnant and looking for other mums to connect with
Pregnant and involved with Child Safety
Feeling depressed and alone and/or suffering from a mental health illness
HOW We Help?
Our Services are either delivered in your own home or you can visit one of our centres
MENTORING - one on one with a mum who has had similar experience
ADVOCACY - we help our clients to get what they need, including accompanying them to appointments or just to talk with someone they are struggling to communicate with.
INFORMATION - Early pregnancy options, Community Support Services, Disability Services, Housing services, Child care, Respite and In-Home Care Services
EDUCATION - Pregnancy education and information, Parenting training and information
Free self pregnancy tests
Free baby clothing and equipment
Meal support after baby is born
Light house duties
A SUPPORTIVE COMMUNITY:
One to one counselling
Help with identifying extra sources of support
Someone to help you talk with your family, friends, partner or doctor
A personal mentor to walk with you through your babies first year
Parenting meet ups and workshops
Contact us on facebook @esthershousetas at anytime or day
Call or Text between 9 AM & 5 PM , 5 days a week on our STATEWIDE confidential phone service 0479 055 777