Communities for Children

Program Description

Communities for children (C4C) has fun activities and supportive programs for families in the Burnie area who have children 0 to 12 years of age.

This Program Offers

Our activities can help enhance your parenting, support your family relationships and help you get to know the services and resources that Burnie has to offer.

The Burnie Communities for Children’s Delivery Partners are funded to do the direct delivery of services for children aged 0 – 12years and their families in the local Burnie community.

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Program: Helping Young Families – Key Worker Program

Description: Working together to offer parents, particularly those not engaged in school or work, with structure throughout the week alongside intensive tailored support for those continuing to struggle with social or educational engagement.

Delivery Partners: Youth Family and Community Connections (YFCC)

Contact: Jacqui Conroy 6423 6635 or jacquic@yfcc.com.au

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Program: Helping Young Families – Parenting Programs

Description: Delivering parenting program workshops, with the primary objective of providing early intervention to improve the health and wellbeing of families and the development of young children. Parenting Programs include: Circle of Security, 1-2-3 Magic and Emotion Coaching, Abecedarian Approach (3a) and Bringing up Great Kids.

Delivery Partner: Youth Family and Community Connections (YFCC)

Contact: Jacqui Conroy 6423 6635 or jacquic@yfcc.com.au

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Program: Curious Chefs

Description: the 4 programs in Curious Chefs focus on building health and food literacy within within families experiencing disadvantage and other families that have little or limited knowledge around positive nutritional outcomes based on the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating

  • My Family Food Pantry
  • Kids in the Kitchen
  • Summer Holidays – Growing Dinner Together
  • No Bake Under 5’s Bernie’s Lounge @ Burnie Library

Delivery Partner: Burnie Community House Inc.

Contact: Shandel Pile 6433 3219 or projectofficer@burniecommunityhouse.com.au

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Program: Dads Matter

Description: The Dads Matter program has a counsellor that provides an environment where fathers can genuinely share their experiences of parenthood and grow and learn to become better more supportive and engaged parents for their children, partners and families.

Delivery Partner: Rural Health Tasmania

Contact: Brad Carter 6430 4222 or bcarter@ruralhealthtas.com.au

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Communities for Children also participates in Community Small Grants. Click here for more information

Who can access this program?

Parents and their children up to age 12, who live in the Burnie area.

What does it cost?

Free.

How can you access this program?

Our activities take place in Burnie between Monday and Friday. Call the C4C coordinator on (03) 6431 8555 or 1800 819 447 during business hours.

Please tell us the best time to call you.

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Communities for Children

Program Description

Communities for children (C4C) has fun activities and supportive programs for families in the Burnie area who have children 0 to 12 years of age.

This Program Offers

Our activities can help enhance your parenting, support your family relationships and help you get to know the services and resources that Burnie has to offer.

The Burnie Communities for Children’s Delivery Partners are funded to do the direct delivery of services for children aged 0 – 12years and their families in the local Burnie community.

___________

Program: Helping Young Families – Key Worker Program

Description: Working together to offer parents, particularly those not engaged in school or work, with structure throughout the week alongside intensive tailored support for those continuing to struggle with social or educational engagement.

Delivery Partners: Youth Family and Community Connections (YFCC)

Contact: Jacqui Conroy 6423 6635 or jacquic@yfcc.com.au

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Delivery Partner: Youth Family and Community Connections (YFCC)

Contact: Jacqui Conroy 6423 6635 or jacquic@yfcc.com.au

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  • My Family Food Pantry
  • Kids in the Kitchen
  • Summer Holidays – Growing Dinner Together
  • No Bake Under 5’s Bernie’s Lounge @ Burnie Library

Delivery Partner: Burnie Community House Inc.

Contact: Shandel Pile 6433 3219 or projectofficer@burniecommunityhouse.com.au

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Contact: Brad Carter 6430 4222 or bcarter@ruralhealthtas.com.au

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Parents and their children up to age 12, who live in the Burnie area.

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Free.

How can you access this program?

Our activities take place in Burnie between Monday and Friday. Call the C4C coordinator on (03) 6431 8555 or 1800 819 447 during business hours.

Please tell us the best time to call you.

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