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STAFF PROFILE – DAVID STUTTERD

By | 2019-08-19T12:17:11+00:00 August 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+00:00 August 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+00:00 August 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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JULY SCHOOL HOLIDAYS PROGRAMS REPORT

By | 2019-08-13T09:35:27+00:00 August 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

In the July school holidays, we hosted four events for young people to attend: Sports Day & create your own healthy lunch at the Devonport Recreation Centre Movie & Pizza at the Burnie Junction Swimming at Splash in Devonport And Timewarp (a skill development day) at the Burnie Junction We had loads of fun at all [...]

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ATOD CLIENT STORY

By | 2019-08-13T09:27:44+00:00 August 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

A 17 year old was brought into the service during the 2018 Christmas/New Year period by a friend’s parent. The friend’s parent had discovered that the client was homeless and using methamphetamine, and was seeking support. On initial presentation, the worker observed that the client appeared fatigued and dishevelled. The client answered the worker’s questions and [...]

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NEW TEAM MEMBER – BIANCA TAYLOR

By | 2019-08-13T09:17:18+00:00 August 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Name- Bianca Taylor Role- Casual Youth Worker with the Arvos program About me- I'm a mum of 4, wife and music lover, especially live gigs. I'm a busy person with another job role, I own a small business hiring costumes to the local community and am currently studying at UTas. Future goals are to inspire, educate, [...]

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YFCC BOARD RECRUITMENT – YOUNG PERSON

By | 2019-08-06T09:59:24+00:00 August 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Are you a young person who is interested in your community and community services? Are you aged between 18 and 24 years old? Would you like to gain experience and skills that will assist you with your career? Youth, Family and Community Connections is a non-profit organisation providing a range of support to youth, individuals and [...]

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CHILD PROTECTION WEEK (1-7 SEPTEMBER)

By | 2019-07-30T11:20:31+00:00 July 30th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Our pledge: YFCC pledge to support parents, families and communities with keeping children safe, while promoting the importance of children’s safety and well being. Children do best when life is on an even keel and their parents have the support they need. By being kind to parents, supporting family-friendly policies, and building connected communities, we’re all [...]

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NEW TEAM MEMBER – JACQUI CONROY

By | 2019-07-30T10:41:22+00:00 July 30th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

I have been working in my role as Helping Young Families – Key worker for about a month now and am working out of our Burnie Office. I am a person that really enjoys working with people. This role is well suited to my personality and skill set as I receive great joy from assisting, enabling [...]

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