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STAYING HEALTHY IN ISOLATION

By |2020-03-31T11:45:40+11:00March 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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NEW TEAM MEMBER – KIM GAWNE

By |2020-02-18T12:51:36+11:00February 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

I have just started as a Crisis Accommodation Youth Worker in both Burnie and Devonport. I really enjoy being a Youth Worker. It is satisfying to see young people move forward and make positive life choices. My role at CASS compliments my 'day job' at Hellyer College where I support young people with all aspects of [...]

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COMMUNITY VOICES UPDATE

By |2019-12-16T14:32:21+11:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Community Voices will see a staff change in the new year. Karina Cowling is moving on into another YFCC program and we will welcome Bianca Taylor to our project. Karina and her counterpart at WISE Employment, Allana Bugge, have done a power of work in getting the project up and running and we wish Karina well [...]

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FIT FOR WORK PROGRAM

By |2019-12-16T12:44:06+11:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

YFCC has been successful in securing funding through the Tasmanian Community Fund to deliver a new YFCC program, Fit For Work, in the Devonport region. The program will work with local Job Services agencies to identify young jobseekers (aged between 16 and 25 years) who need additional supports to enter the workforce. A full time project [...]

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NEW TEAM MEMBER – OLIVIA KING

By |2019-12-09T13:46:18+11:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

I have just started as a Youth Worker in both Burnie and Devonport running the Arvo's programs at the junctions. I am excited about working with young people, being involved in fun activities with them, and maintaining a safe space for them to hang out. I recently graduated from UTAS with my Social Work degree and [...]

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