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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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Rick’s experience with Hobart City Mission’s Disability Services

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Rick has used Hobart City Mission’s Disability Services for around 18 months, and receives 1:1 community support. He lives in South Hobart where Hobart City Mission support workers help him with day-to-day activities. Rick was previously in the Defense Force and also worked as a chef before he was diagnosed with epilepsy.   “Hobart City Mission …

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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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