ExperTeen – a network of experts


An informal network of experts who provide support in different locations (municipalities, cities, regions) to minor parents in that specific area so that minor parents can receive support close to their home. 

All members of the network accept the goals, mission, vision and values of the network and their contacts shall be available on our web page and website 


  • Strengthening parenting capacities
  • Empowering future parents and the extended family through counselling centres in their place of residence, within existing institutions/associations.
  • Raising awareness of the city power structures regarding the issues of minor pregnancies and their housing
  • Educating minor parents on pregnancy and parenthood through individual and group work
  • Sensitising the public on the issues through public discussions, media campaigns and advertising videos
  • Amending/drafting legal regulations through working groups and active participation of minor parents in making decisions
  • Creating social security
  • Providing protection for minor mothers
  • Caring for the health of the mother and child
  • Adjusting the entire family to the new situation
  • Creating affection within the family, primarily mother – child
  • Integration into society (graduating from school, retraining)
  • Easing childcare (more accessible kindergartens, nurseries) 


  • Aid and support for minor mothers and their families
  • Informing to reach a healthy decision
  • Empowering all members of the family
  • Sensitising and educating experts for the topic (ensure a sufficient number) 


  • Nobody is or should be alone.


  • The right of choice
  • Strengthening mutual connection
  • Quality accessibility of information
  • Easing the current situation for minor mothers
  • Raising awareness about the importance of the father’s role in the life of the child
  • Enable growing up in a healthy environment in the family and community
  • Work on self-confidence
  • Providing support regardless of the decision of the parents
  • Including grandmothers and grandfathers and the extended family/relatives
  • Raising awareness and sensitising of the public


  • Departments of Social Services
  • Social welfare institutions (admission of the mother and the child, providing material support) 
  • Religious communities (providing accommodation, food, clothes) 
  • Social workers (informing and counselling work with the family)
  • Psychologists (psychosocial support) 
  • Legal experts (informing about the rights and obligations under the law and help in exercising the rights)
  • Healthcare professionals (taking care of the health and performing medical examinations) 
  • Pedagogues (counselling work)
  • Educational institutions (sex education, support, and counselling, enabling the continuation of education and acceptance of new situations) – kindergartens, schools, Education Centres, … 
  • People with similar or equal experiences (sharing their experiences, providing support) 
  • Assistance in home