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NEW TEAM MEMBER – ANNETTE BARKER

By |2020-08-18T09:07:22+10:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

I have been working with YFCC  for the last month, based in Devonport and Burnie. I really enjoying working together with people within my role as a Community Voices Project Worker. I have a passion for working with people and feel privileged to be able to walk alongside them as part of their life journey.  Working [...]

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INSPIRING YOUTH AWARDS 2020

By |2020-08-24T10:56:12+10:00August 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

We are excited to be in the middle of the nomination period for our Inspiring Youth Awards. The awards aim to recognise and congratulate some of the many young North West Tasmanians who make positive contributions to their friends, families or the broader community. With categories such as The Great Mate award and the Quiet Achiever [...]

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HEALTH PROMOTION SERVICE INFORMATION

By |2020-08-17T11:35:27+10:00August 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Part of YFCC’s Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) team is our Health Promotion team. While there are only two team members, the amount of work they do right across North West Coast is substantial. Their core roles involve delivering preventative programs in schools and colleges that provide young people with the facts about drug and [...]

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Working it Out

By |2020-08-11T13:58:03+10:00August 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

SUPPORTING SPORTS CLUBS TO CREATE SAFE ENVIRONMENTS FOR LGBTIQ+ FOLKS Almost any LGBTIQ+ person who has played sport, whether it be at school, for a local club, or at an elite level, will have at best questioned about whether it would be an ok place for them to come out, and at worst been exposed to [...]

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HELPING YOUNG FAMILIES (HYF)

By |2020-08-18T12:05:28+10:00August 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Helping Young Families is a service offered in Burnie that provides support to families with children from 0 to 12 years of age. Recently YFCC were funded by Catholic Care through Communities for Children to also provide the delivery of parenting programs as part of this service. Over the next 12 months HYF will be delivering [...]

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CHILD PROTECTION WEEK (6-12 SEPTEMBER)

By |2020-08-11T13:09:04+10:00August 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Every year, starting the first Sunday in September is National Child Protection Week. In 1990 the first National Child Protection campaign was launched, with the aim of bringing abuse and neglect to the forefront of people everywhere and the issue to become part of the national agenda. Since this date, the need to put children first [...]

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NEW TEAM MEMBER – KANDICE HOWE

By |2020-08-18T10:10:41+10:00August 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

I have been working with YFCC as a Family Support Worker for the last month, based in Devonport. I like being able to travel across the North West of Tasmania and working with a range of families with different support needs. I must have a coffee every morning – favourite spot in Devonport is the Laneway. [...]

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ARVO’S AT THE JUNCTION

By |2020-08-18T10:16:58+10:00August 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Arvo’s is weekly free and fun activities for young people, available to anyone between the ages of 12-20 years old. We have a full calendar of activities, games and events that run every Tuesday in Devonport and every Wednesday in Burnie, both at 3pm until 4.45pm, during term time. Following a break due to Covid, we [...]

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YFCC CLIENT EVALUATION SURVEY

By |2020-08-24T10:58:06+10:00August 11th, 2020|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. 71% of clients surveyed had been [...]

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