Housing Services Team’s life-changing work

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The past couple of years have been challenging for the Housing Connect team at Hobart City Mission. The housing crisis has meant there are limited options for the many individuals and families who are at risk of homelessness in Southern Tasmania. Hobart City Mission’s Housing Connect team includes four amazingly resilient and kind-hearted workers; Amanda, …

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How will Safe Night Space help people sleeping on the streets of Hobart?

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The Safe Night Space Program was developed through conversations with real people sleeping on the streets of Hobart. These conversations highlighted the every day struggles that people who are experiencing primary homelessness face – from finding food and showers, to personal safety – things that most people take for granted.  Prior to the launch of …

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Update on Hobart Housing Crisis

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The housing crisis continues to affect more and more people in Tasmania, causing hardship and homelessness. The lack of affordable housing in Hobart has meant that families struggle to make ends meet. Your continued support is crucial to ensure these people receive the help they need. An estimated 160 people sleep rough in Tasmania every …

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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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