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Reconnect – services for youth

Reconnect is a free confidential service in the greater Launceston area for youth aged 12 to 18 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and for their families. It focuses on improving the level of engagement of young people in family, work, education, training and their community.

 

The service provides young people with:

  • someone to talk with without being judged or criticised
  • help to resolve difficulties with family, school or other services
  • practical assistance with living and schooling arrangements
  • general support and counselling
  • referral to other support services

The service provides parents with:

  • someone to talk with who will understand family concerns
  • opportunities to look at different options or strategies for keeping the family together with less stress and conflict
  • help to identify the skills and strengths families can use to manage their difficulties
  • ways to make life safer and more rewarding for family members
  • information and referral to other support services

 

Reconnect is a mobile service that can arrange meetings at home, school, or community venues in greater Launceston.

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