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NEW TEAM MEMBER – LEA YANOCK

By |2019-10-28T10:14:21+11:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

I have been working at the Crisis Accommodation Service in both Devonport and Burnie for the last three months. I moved to Australia 10 years ago and have been working within the sector since moving to Australia. My background prior to moving to the country, has been working with the Sector 8 housing program in America and playing [...]

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Pregnancy Choices & Support

By |2019-10-14T14:37:23+11:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Around one in three women has an unplanned or unexpected pregnancy at some time in their life. Unplanned pregnancy can leave some women feeling confused and scared, whereas others may feel happy and excited; all these feelings are normal. Pregnant women have a number of options, and for some making a decision about the pregnancy can [...]

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MENTAL HEALTH WEEK 2019

By |2019-10-21T14:04:47+11:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

With the support of a small grant from the Mental Health Council of Tasmania, YFCC once again was able to support Mental Health Week in 2019. The theme this year is ‘we all have a role to play’ which is a powerful yet simple reminder that supporting our mental wellness and those suffering from mental ill-health [...]

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ALCOHOL, TOBACCO & OTHER DRUGS SERVICE INFORMATION

By |2019-10-21T14:10:32+11:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

One of the main services offered by YFCC is our Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs (ATOD) service. We offer ATOD counselling right across the North West and West Coasts as well as a regular service to King Island. Through therapeutic counselling and case management we are able to work with a broad range of community members [...]

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FOSTER CARERS

By |2019-08-19T12:43:07+11:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Are you interested in becoming a Foster Carer? Please click on the link below to find out more. Foster Carer Poster

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HELP 2019- THAT’S A WRAP

By |2019-08-26T13:59:58+11:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

On August 5th the red carpet was rolled out for the 2019 HELP film festival screening. The evening was hosted by Lee and Jess from Sea FM and saw 6 films from schools across the north of the state aired on the big screen at Reading Cinema. This year marked the 8th year of the film [...]

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YFCC CLIENT EVALUATION SURVEY

By |2019-08-19T12:24:39+11:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Every six months, YFCC conducts a phone survey of around 10% of our clients across all programs and services delivered by the organisation. The most recent survey was conducted in May of this year. Feedback on YFCC services was extremely positive, with some useful suggestions for the organisation to consider. 76% of clients surveyed had been [...]

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STAFF PROFILE – DAVID STUTTERD

By |2019-08-19T12:17:11+11:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Name: David Stutterd YFCC Service Area: Crisis Accommodation Service Location: Burnie Length of time working with YFCC: Started work at CASS 2001 as a casual. Started full time roster around 2009 What you like about your role: Enjoy working with youth clientele due to them having potential. A bit about you: Partner with Sue since mid-80’s, married around late eighties. Four children, [...]

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NEW TEAM MEMBER – DANIEL RICHARDSON

By |2019-08-13T10:05:03+11:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Name- Daniel Richardson Role- Brief Intervention Officer (Burnie) About me- I spent 23 years in the hospitality industry and I am a qualified Pastry Chef by trade. The hospitality industry is rife with AOD abuse and I have had a number of close friends that have succumbed to their addictions over the years. So last year [...]

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HOMELESSNESS WEEK LUNCHEON

By |2019-08-13T09:43:51+11:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

YFCC once again hosted a luncheon event in early August to mark Homelessness Week. Over 50 guests attended the luncheon held at the Gateway Hotel in Devonport. Guests included Deputy Premier Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Housing Roger Jaensch, Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff and a wide range of local government and community service providers. Bella Fountain from [...]

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