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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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SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS PROGRAM 

By |2019-12-23T08:48:42+11:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

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+.

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CHRISTMAS RECIPE – SHORTBREAD

By |2019-12-02T15:13:23+11:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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NEW TEAM MEMBER – JONATHAN COWEN

By |2019-12-23T08:52:06+11:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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Family Planning Tasmania

By |2019-12-02T14:45:04+11:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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INTEGRATED FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES

By |2019-12-23T08:50:44+11:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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OCTOBER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS PROGRAM REPORT

By |2019-10-21T14:08:45+11:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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