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CLIENT EXPERIENCES – TRANSITIONAL ACCOMMODATION SUPPORT SERVICES (TASS)

By |2020-04-20T11:29:39+10:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Transitional Accommodation Support Service (TASS) supports young people as they transition to independent living. Whilst these strange times have certainly impacted our working environment, we are still able to support and guide our clients.  We are no longer able to see our clients face to face but remain having regular contact via phone.  For some [...]

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ARVO’S IS GOING ONLINE

By |2020-04-27T08:13:56+10:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Health Promotion Team have decided to run the Arvo sessions in an online format to maintain contact with NW young people. We aim to provide a social outlet for youth during this time of lockdown and hopefully prevent young people feeling totally isolated. We’re seeking Expressions of Interest from previous and potential new attendees while [...]

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Drug Education Network

By |2020-04-15T10:20:34+10:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Telephone AOD Brief Intervention Session Template – Powered by DEN With current global circumstances changing the way we work, many professionals may be moving to phone and video conferencing for their brief intervention and counselling sessions. The Drug Education Network (DEN) has designed this printable template to assist professionals to conduct and record these sessions for [...]

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NEW TEAM MEMBER – TUNYA PETRIDIS

By |2020-04-27T08:12:03+10:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

I started work in the Clinical Supervisor and Service Improvement role at the start of April and I have yet to step foot in a YFCC office or meet any staff in person.  After about 15 years working in Community Services that is certainly a first and as the lockdown in the North West tightens its [...]

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STAYING HEALTHY IN ISOLATION

By |2020-04-27T08:15:59+10:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

As the world tries to understand what is occurring, we would like to share some tips for staying healthy, physically and emotionally. *Take time for yourself Sometimes it can feel that everyone you care about needs something done right now. They are important to you and therefore what they need is important, however you are just [...]

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ATDC Conference May 2020

By |2020-02-18T09:45:31+11:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

This event occurs every two years and is across two days 25-26 May in Hobart. It is the only time where we manage to get people from all corners of Tasmania, across government and community sectors, as well as representatives from other related sectors in the same venue at the same time all talking about alcohol [...]

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INSPIRING YOUTH AWARDS 2020  – Celebrating young people’s contributions on Tasmania’s NW Coast

By |2020-02-24T10:46:48+11:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

This year as YFCC continues to work hard to support young North West Tasmanians we are launching a new event that will celebrate their contributions to our community. The Inspiring Youth Awards aim to highlight the positive, everyday actions that so many of our young people undertake, but often don’t get recognition for or even noticed. [...]

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CRISIS ACCOMMODATION SUPPORT SERVICE

By |2020-02-18T12:55:13+11:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

We provide crisis accommodation for young people who need a place to stay. Our accommodation services are located in both Burnie and Devonport. Our Crisis Accommodation Support Service (CASS) team provide 13-20 year old’s who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless, a place to stay for up to 6 weeks. The service can [...]

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NEW TEAM MEMBER – GEORGIA RICHARDS

By |2020-02-18T09:15:22+11:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

I have been in the Devonport Health Promotions role for nearly a month now.  I love the idea of being able to work with teenagers whilst educating them on really important topics. I also like that I am in a role where I am able to learn so much as I go. I just recently graduated [...]

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SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS PROGRAM REPORT 

By |2020-02-24T10:45:06+11:00February 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The school holiday program for this summer ran from 16th – 28th January. We started out at Mini golf in Devonport and several of the young people proved themselves to be keen golfers in the making and taking several of our staff to task! Our next outing took the group to the Tas Water pumping station [...]

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