Thank you from Wayne* and Lucas* at DIY Dads

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You may have recently read about Wayne* and his son Lucas* who have been kicking goals since living at DIY Dads. DIY Dads is a live-in parenting and life skills program for single dads and their children. The program provides a safe, stable place for dads and their children to connect, learn together and gain …

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Building Stronger Families through Family Support

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Paul and Melissa first received support from Hobart City Mission’s Family Support Services 12 months ago. Two of their children were displaying challenging behaviours at school and the school suggested they get in touch with Hobart City Mission. Carol, one of HCM’s Family Support staff, worked with Paul and his family, equipping them with techniques …

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Upcoming Christmas Assistance Program

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Every year, with the support of the local community, Hobart City Mission runs the Christmas Assistance Program to help those who are doing it tough in the lead up to Christmas. Christmas can be a stressful time of the year whether you are experiencing hardship or not. Help through HCM’s Christmas Assistance Program includes food …

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Tenille – making a difference in the lives of children

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Tenille McNamara is a vital member of the DIY Dads and Small Steps team, amongst many other things she is a mentor to the Mums and Dads – and she couldn’t do this without you.   In her role of Activities Officer, Tenille supports residents to develop parenting and life skills. This includes skills such …

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Vote for DIY Dads in the Innovative Tasmania Awards

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We are a nominee for the Innovative Tasmania Awards 2017 Community Category for our new DIY Dads Program. These awards are judged by the public, so we would really appreciate it if you could vote for us on the BOFA Film Festival Website. Thank you for support Hobart City Mission and the single Dads and …

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