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East Devonport Child & Family Centre Event – Lunch with Barnsey

By | 2019-10-14T16:05:26+00:00 October 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The East Devonport Child & Family Centre are coordinating a mental health event focusing on men’s mental health. Jimmy Barnes has kindly donated his time to film a 30 minute video answering questions about his journey with mental health issues (from questions provided by the event organising committee). The event will be held on Saturday, 9th [...]

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COMMUNITY VOICES CHOIR PERFORMANCE

By | 2019-10-14T15:59:52+00:00 October 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Community Voices Choir held their first performance recently at the YFCC Homelessness Week Luncheon in Devonport. If you would like to see them perform, the choir’s next public performance will be at the East Devonport Has Talent concert on Saturday 16th November, 2.30pm to 4.00pm, at the East Devonport Primary School.    

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NEW TEAM MEMBER – MELISSA PERREN

By | 2019-10-14T14:52:07+00:00 October 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

I have been working in my role as Integrated Family Support Services Worker for about 6 weeks now and am working out of our Devonport Office. I graduated from UTAS last year (2018) and absolutely love my job with YFCC!  I have been fortunate in having previous careers prior to my current Social Work career. I worked in Banking and Finance industry [...]

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NEW TEAM MEMBER – LEA YANCOCK

By | 2019-10-14T14:47:30+00:00 October 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

I have been working at the Crisis Accommodation Service in both Devonport and Burnie for the last three months. I moved to Australia 10 years ago and have been working within the sector since moving to Australia. My background prior to moving to the country, has been working with the Sector 8 housing program in America and playing [...]

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Pregnancy Choices & Support

By | 2019-10-14T14:37:23+00:00 October 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Around one in three women has an unplanned or unexpected pregnancy at some time in their life. Unplanned pregnancy can leave some women feeling confused and scared, whereas others may feel happy and excited; all these feelings are normal. Pregnant women have a number of options, and for some making a decision about the pregnancy can [...]

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MENTAL HEALTH WEEK 2019

By | 2019-10-14T14:36:35+00:00 October 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

With the support of small grant from the Mental Health Council of Tasmania, YFCC once again was able to support Mental Health Week in 2019. The theme this year is ‘we all have a role to play’ which is a powerful yet simple reminder that supporting our mental wellness and those suffering from mental ill-health is [...]

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ALCOHOL, TOBACCO & OTHER DRUGS SERVICE INFORMATION

By | 2019-10-14T14:18:38+00:00 October 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

One of the main services offered by YFCC is our Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs (ATODS) service. We offer ATOD counselling right across the North West and West Coasts as well as a regular service to King Island. Through therapeutic counselling and case management we are able to work with a broad range of community members [...]

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FOSTER CARERS

By | 2019-08-19T12:43:07+00:00 August 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Are you interested in becoming a Foster Carer? Please click on the link below to find out more. Foster Carer Poster

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HELP 2019- THAT’S A WRAP

By | 2019-08-26T13:59:58+00:00 August 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

On August 5th the red carpet was rolled out for the 2019 HELP film festival screening. The evening was hosted by Lee and Jess from Sea FM and saw 6 films from schools across the north of the state aired on the big screen at Reading Cinema. This year marked the 8th year of the film [...]

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YFCC CLIENT EVALUATION SURVEY

By | 2019-08-19T12:24:39+00:00 August 19th, 2019|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. 76% of clients surveyed had been [...]

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