We have a range of exciting School holiday programs running through the Summer Holidays! These include; Mini Golf Road Trip - Stanley Waterslide and BBQ in Ulverstone Please remember - bookings are essential and all activities are at no cost to participants ages 12+.
3 Ingredient Shortbread Recipe Ingredients 250 g butter, softened ½ cup caster sugar 3 cups plain flour Method Preheat your oven to 160°C and line 2 trays with baking paper. Place the butter and sugar into the bowl of an electric mixer and mix on a medium speed for 5-7 minutes or until the mixture is [...]
I have only been in the Burnie Health Promotions role a few weeks now but I am loving the diversity of the role and being able to work with young people in both group and individual settings. The highlight so far however has been being part of a joint wildlife rescue on the way back from [...]
Family Planning Tasmania (FPT) are currently promoting their Pregnancy Counselling and Support services. Family Planning Tasmania provides clients with supportive, non-directive, non-judgmental pregnancy counselling. Clients can discuss pregnancy options including becoming a parent, adoption and termination/abortion. Family Planning Tasmania can provide medication termination of pregnancy (MToP), and can assist with referral for surgical termination of pregnancy [...]
One of the services offered by YFCC is our Integrated Family Support Service (IFSS). This is a voluntary service that offers assistance to families through parenting support, community connection, social participation, advocacy and referrals to other service providers, as needed. Our focus is to increase the wellbeing and safety of children, young people and their families [...]
That’s a wrap!! The October school holidays were a great success with Devonport and Burnie crews joining together to participate in 4 awesome activities. We started the holidays with some fishing at the Cam River in Burnie. A huge thanks to Fishing Tasmania for helping out and showing our young people some tips and tricks to [...]
The East Devonport Child & Family Centre are coordinating a mental health event focusing on men’s mental health. Jimmy Barnes has kindly donated his time to film a 30 minute video answering questions about his journey with mental health issues (from questions provided by the event organising committee). The event will be held on Saturday, 9th [...]
The Community Voices Choir held their first performance recently at the YFCC Homelessness Week Luncheon in Devonport. https://youtu.be/hptKA6WDH0Q If you would like to see them perform, the choir’s next public performance will be at the East Devonport Has Talent concert on Saturday 16th November, 2.30pm to 4.00pm, at the East Devonport Primary School.
I have been working in my role as Integrated Family Support Services Worker for about 6 weeks now and am working out of our Devonport Office. I graduated from UTAS last year (2018) and absolutely love my job with YFCC! I have been fortunate in having previous careers prior to my current Social Work career. I worked in Banking and Finance industry [...]