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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Robert’s gift ensures help is always there

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In late 2020, a significant bequest was left to Hobart City Mission with the purpose of supporting homeless men. Mountain View launched in October 2020 and provides supported accommodation for people who have been experiencing homelessness. The gift, left by Robert Sylvester, means that the Mountain View program could be established with the freedom to …

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Isaac’s Journey Home

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Isaac’s journey from homelessness to a home has been a long one. He became homeless when he was just eighteen years old and has been experiencing homelessness on and off for the past five years. Isaac first came to Safe Space in January 2020, shortly after the program first launched. One year on, and Isaac …

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Meet David & Emma, the superstars helping families at DIY Dads

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David and Emma are the new powerhouse team leading the DIY Dads program. These two passionate staff members have already had a huge impact on the dads and kids at DIY Dads; a program which is only possible thanks to you.   David is the newly appointed Program Leader at DIY Dads and has a …

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Margaret Finds Her Forever Home

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Margaret came to Hobart City Mission in 2020, to seek help finding a new home. She had been living in accommodation that was expensive and inappropriate for her needs. She was paying almost all of her fortnightly pension, leaving her with little money for other costs such as food and electricity. The unit that Margaret …

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Mountain View Program Provides a Safe and Supportive Home

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In mid-October last year, Hobart City Mission purchased the Balmoral Motor Inn in Glenorchy. The former motel, now called Mountain View, provides supported housing for people on the Housing Tasmania priority waitlist. The purchase is just one more step towards ending homelessness in our community. With 32 units available, the Mountain View program plays a …

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