Introducing St Joseph Affordable Homes!

June 2020

Introducing St Joseph Affordable Homes!

On Friday last week the Archdiocese of Hobart launched St Joseph Affordable Homes, a building and construction social enterprise that will provide substantial employment opportunities and well-being supports for young Tasmanians and their families; the first of its kind in Tasmania.

St Joseph Affordable Homes will provide trade apprenticeships in a range of construction areas, gained through an in-house apprenticeship and life-coaching scheme. The social and affordable home building programs of CatholicCare Tasmania and Centacare Evolve Housing will provide the building projects for St Joseph Affordable Homes, allowing regular intakes of apprentices annually to support the construction of more than 100 homes.

“One of the great contributions that our social service agency CatholicCare has made to Tasmania has been the development of affordable and social housing. Being able to provide for the needs of people who haven’t got homes or can’t afford to buy their own has been a true reflection of the mission of the Church,” said Archbishop Julian Porteous.

“CatholicCare Tasmania and Centacare Evolve Housing have lead the way in the delivery of much needed new social and affordable housing in Tasmania. St Joseph Affordable Homes will provide a further opportunity to enhance the outcomes achieved in this area whilst providing employment outcomes for a number of new apprentices looking to enter the residential construction sector,” said St Joseph Affordable Homes CEO, Ben Wilson.

Please follow this link for more information on St Joseph Affordable Homes.

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Introducing St Joseph Affordable Homes!

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Introducing St Joseph Affordable Homes!

On Friday last week the Archdiocese of Hobart launched St Joseph Affordable Homes, a building and construction social enterprise that will provide substantial employment opportunities and well-being supports for young Tasmanians and their families; the first of its kind in Tasmania.

St Joseph Affordable Homes will provide trade apprenticeships in a range of construction areas, gained through an in-house apprenticeship and life-coaching scheme. The social and affordable home building programs of CatholicCare Tasmania and Centacare Evolve Housing will provide the building projects for St Joseph Affordable Homes, allowing regular intakes of apprentices annually to support the construction of more than 100 homes.

“One of the great contributions that our social service agency CatholicCare has made to Tasmania has been the development of affordable and social housing. Being able to provide for the needs of people who haven’t got homes or can’t afford to buy their own has been a true reflection of the mission of the Church,” said Archbishop Julian Porteous.

“CatholicCare Tasmania and Centacare Evolve Housing have lead the way in the delivery of much needed new social and affordable housing in Tasmania. St Joseph Affordable Homes will provide a further opportunity to enhance the outcomes achieved in this area whilst providing employment outcomes for a number of new apprentices looking to enter the residential construction sector,” said St Joseph Affordable Homes CEO, Ben Wilson.

Please follow this link for more information on St Joseph Affordable Homes.