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Youth Homelessness Matters Day 2015

Colony 47 got out and about to spread the message that youth homelessness matters as part of the ever growing, annual Youth Homelessness Matters Day 2015. The first and most common way young people experience homelessness is couch surfing. Tasmanian

Posted in Employment, Fundraising, Housing and Homlessness, News & Media, Reconnect, Volunteer

Reconnect – Strengthening Parent/ Teen Relationships

Supporting teenagers as they transition from childhood to adolescence and toward adulthood is often the most challenging time for parents and carers and it can often result in family breakdown and homelessness. Tapping Inner Strengths is a FREE six week

Posted in Housing and Homlessness, News & Media, Reconnect

MOUNTAIN, connecting young male former refugees to their new home.

26th March 2014 Colony 47’s Reconnect/Newly Arrived Youth Support Service (NAYSS) developed the MOUNTAIN program to help young former refugee males build a sense of belonging and connection to Tasmania. The project grew out of informal consultations carried out in

Posted in News & Media, Reconnect