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Safe Space funding continues for further 18 months

Hobart City Mission is pleased to announce that the State Government has committed to a further 18 months of funding for the Safe Space program, which provides shelter and support for people experiencing homelessness. The State Government has committed $16.8 million in the budget to continue the 24/7 Safe Space program in Burnie, Launceston and …

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Tammy Volunteers at Small Steps

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Tammy started volunteering with the Small Steps childminding program last year. After losing her job due to injury, she had been looking for an opportunity to help those who needed a helping hand.  “After losing my job, and having my mum pass away, I decided I wanted to give back to the community”, says Tammy. …

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Meet Kylie from City Mission Op Shops Sorting Warehouse

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Kylie joined Hobart City Mission in November 2019 as the Warehouse Supervisor. She came at a crucial time for the retail arm of the organization, which had been experiencing a period of growth. The Sorting Warehouse had reached capacity, and extra space was needed to store and sort donations. Kylie’s first job was to extend …

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One Community Together making positive change in Clarence Plains

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Linda has lived in the Clarence Plains community with her husband and two sons for nearly 20 years. She joined One Community Together after connecting with the group through her choir and the community health centre. She is one of the community members in the One Community Together Steering Committee, along with many others in …

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Chaplaincy creating stronger school communities

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Jon is the Hobart City Mission school chaplain for Rosetta Primary School. The chaplaincy program at Rosetta has facilitated a number of strategies to support student wellbeing and engagement across the school from Kinder to Year 6. The ongoing development of break-out and activity spaces have encouraged student participation at school and scope for students …

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Supporting Helen* through Personal Counselling

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Helen first came to Hobart City Mission’s Counselling Service to seek guidance on how to navigate a new relationship and becoming part of a blended family. It was her first time as a full-time mum and she saw her responsibility to be a positive influence as overwhelming. She needed advice on how to deal with …

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