YOUTH WEEK TASMANIA REPORT 

By |2021-06-16T14:24:21+10:00June 16th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Due to Covid-19 hitting Tasmania last year during the Tasmanian Youth Week, we had to postpone our Youth Week event in Devonport until December; we found that the layout of this worked extremely well. Our layout for the events in 2021 were a replica of this layout from the event in December 2020. Our guest speakers; [...]

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INSPIRING YOUTH AWARDS 2021 – WATCH THIS SPACE

By |2021-06-22T13:05:28+10:00June 15th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Following their inaugural year in 2020, Youth, Family & Community Connections is excited to announce the Inspiring Youth Awards are returning in 2021. These awards offer the North West Tasmanian community a chance to recognise and celebrate both the achievements and contributions of young people. Nominations will be sought for a range of categories that seek [...]

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Family Planning Tasmania

By |2021-06-07T16:23:33+10:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Did you know Family Planning Tasmania (FPT) provides Pregnancy 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 of pregnancy/abortion. Family Planning Tasmania can provide medication termination of pregnancy (MToP), and can assist with referral for surgical termination of pregnancy [...]

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FAMILIES WEEK REPORT – BURNIE

By |2021-06-22T12:45:48+10:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

On Friday the 21st of May, YFCC’s Family Support Team held a movie and activities event at the Metro Cinemas in Burnie. Families enjoyed activities/craft and face painting in the foyer for up to an hour before the movie. Then our families comprising of parents and non-school age children watched the latest Peter Rabbit movie, ‘Peter [...]

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FAMILIES WEEK REPORT- DEVONPORT

By |2021-06-22T12:41:50+10:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

On Thursday the 20th of May, YFCC’s Family Support Team and the Devonport City Council hosted ‘Family Night’ at the paranaple Centre. Families were provided a BBQ cooked by the Devonport Rotary Club and had activities to participate in including glitter tattoos, balloon artist, craft, giant jenga and connect four. At 6:30pm families moved to the [...]

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TRANSITIONAL ACCOMMODATION SUPPORT SERVICES (TASS)

By |2021-06-07T16:03:20+10:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Transitional Accommodation Support Service (TASS) works with young people and young parents to maintain their existing accommodation and/or make a successful move into long term, safe, and affordable housing. We believe all young people have the right to safe and sustainable accommodation. Young people, aged 15-20 years, who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of [...]

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NEW WORKER – PENNY DORAN

By |2021-06-07T15:54:34+10:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Name: Penny Doran YFCC Service Area: Administration & Needle Syringe Program (NSP) Location: Devonport What you like about your role: The various characters that walk through the door each and every day. A bit about you: I’m originally from Brissie. Relocated to Tassie 7 years ago following my dreams to live in the country. I am [...]

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DELTA THERAPY DOGS

By |2021-06-22T12:55:17+10:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Crisis Accommodation Support Service in Devonport has had the pleasure of meeting some furry faces once a week, since December last year. Claire and her team at Delta Therapy Dogs have been gracious enough to visit our service for an hour and a half on a weekly basis, which has allowed our residents, and workers, [...]

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YFCC CLIENT EVALUATION SURVEY

By |2021-06-07T15:30:35+10:00June 7th, 2021|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. Overall, feedback on YFCC services was extremely positive, with some useful suggestions for the organisation to consider. 67% of clients surveyed had [...]

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