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STUDENT PLACEMENT REPORT

By | 2018-10-23T09:51:54+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

From late June 2018, University of Tasmania (UTAS) student, Kandice had her third year Social Work practicum with Youth Family & Community Connections (YFCC). Kandice was placed under the supervision of the Family Support Team to complete a total of 500 hours work placement. During this time, Kandice has had experience attending outreach and home visits, [...]

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SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMS

By | 2018-10-29T10:25:31+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Over the October School Holidays YFCC ran four exciting events for young people to engage in; Target Golf at the Forth Driving Range, a Clay Workshop with local artist Tara Felts, Ten Pin Bowling at the Devonport Bowl, and a Pasta Making Workshop with Chef Matt. Approximately 20 young people participated in each activity and all [...]

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MENTAL HEALTH WEEK 2018

By | 2018-10-29T09:50:44+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The theme for Mental Health Week this year was Stronger Together and YFCC was proud to demonstrate this theme by working with other local services to host Mentallect – a pop up event celebrating Mental Health Week. The expo featured local service providers who engaged attendees through a range of interactive stalls. The event focused on [...]

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Mission Australia’s Day of People with a Disability Expo

By | 2018-10-09T09:18:51+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Expo is to be held in Devonport on the 28th of November. It is a Free Event, with activities such as; Face Painting,  Photo Booth, Harley Trike Rides, Free BBQ and more….. We hope to see many people there; Families, Services and clients are all welcome!! Day of Disability Flyer 2018

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STAFF PROFILE – CRISIS ACCOMMODATION SERVICE

By | 2018-10-29T10:27:27+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Name: Brett Steers YFCC Service Area: Crisis Accommodation Service Location: Devonport Length of time working with YFCC: Since 1987 give or take a month or two What you like about your role: *The opportunity to be able to support and pass on knowledge to others with the hope that the choices and decisions they ultimately make end up assisting them [...]

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NEW CRISIS ACCOMMODATION WORKERS – KAYLA MORAN AND KANDICE HOWE

By | 2018-10-29T10:10:03+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

YFCC would like to introduce Kayla Moran and Kandice Howe as our new Crisis Accommodation Workers. Kayla Moran Kayla has just completed her Diploma in Child, Youth and Family Intervention. She is conscious of physical health and attends regularly at a local gym. Kayla enjoys reading, movies and hiking and has always lived on the North [...]

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HOMELESSNESS WEEK LUNCHEON

By | 2018-08-20T13:07:12+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

A successful YFCC luncheon event was held in August to mark Homelessness Week. Over 40 guests attended the luncheon held at the Gateway Hotel in Devonport. Guests included Leonie Hiscutt MLC, Acting Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff and Mike Gaffney MLC. Bianca Allford was the first guest speaker, providing a powerful and personal account of her experiences [...]

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BOARD MEMBER PROFILE – ELIZABETH SINGLETON

By | 2018-08-14T09:51:15+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Name:  Elizabeth Singleton YFCC Service Area:   Board Member Length of time working with YFCC:  Since the inception of the merger with C.C. Inc. Burnie What you like about your role:   I find the position of Board Member very rewarding, and being actively able to support such a great organisation. A bit about you: I come from [...]

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NEW YOUTH DRUG & ALCOHOL WORKERS – TONY SCHINDLER & ROS BUITENHUIS

By | 2018-08-13T13:34:42+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

YFCC would like to introduce Tony Schindler and Ros Buitenhuis as our new Youth Drug & Alcohol Counsellors  based in our Devonport office. Tony comes to us with a broad range of social work experience and a keen eye for detail. Having grown up in Western Australia Tony now calls Tasmania home and enjoys living on his rural property taking care of a [...]

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