Babes Your Friend
Babes Pregnancy Crisis Support Ltd (Babes) is a non-profit agency that journeys with pregnant teenagers, providing emotional support, information and resources to empower them to make responsible decision on their pregnancy.
Babes takes a “mother-centric” approach and ensure she is aware of her choices and empowered to make responsible decisions for her pregnancy. We will respect and support her choice with a view to nurturing longer-term, on-going support from family, friends, volunteers and the wider community, and a normal life for her.
Babes Pregnancy Crisis Support Ltd (Babes) is a non-profit organisation that is committed to ensuring that every pregnant teenager in need of support be aware of the options she has and is given the opportunity to make an informed decision with regard to her pregnancy. At Babes, we also believe that support from her family, friends and wider community is essential for a pregnant teenager to make her decision responsibly and for her to experience a sense of normalcy in this difficult period. We journey with every pregnant teenager keeping in mind the long-term goal of increased wellbeing during pregnancy and better preparedness to cope in the future.
A 24-hour helpline was chosen as the medium of communication as an approachable, friendly and non-threatening way for these teens in crisis to contact us. We are the only organisation in Singapore that is devoted to exclusively supporting pregnant teenagers in crisis.
Babes began as a program under Beyond Social Services in 2005 and in 2013, established itself as an independent organisation with the aim to provide more focus on teenage pregnancy. At Babes, we do not charge for our services and since the programme was launched, we have assisted close to 780 girls in a pregnancy crisis (2005 -2021).
To support pregnant teens and their families towards their best possible future. We work to raise awareness amongst teens to prevent unplanned pregnancies.
We provide resources and emotional support to pregnant teens and their families through and beyond their pregnancy journeys. We help teen parents continue with their education and achieve financial independence.