Grant Recipients - Early Childhood Intervention and Prevention Initiative (2003)
Northern Suburbs Community Centre
NEWPIN (New Parent Infant Network)
NEWPIN is a self-help, early intervention family support program. NEWPIN is primarily a befriending and therapeutic network offering ongoing and intensive family support to families in the Launceston area. The primary objective of NEWPIN is to work with families under stress to break the cycle of destructive family behaviour and to enhance parent-child relationships.
Services offered will include a Drop-In Centre, a 24-hour network of support, child and parent development programs and practical family support.
(over 3 years)
Good Beginnings Australia - Hobart
Professional Early Intervention Resource Services (PEIRS)
PEIRS will provide a model of professional early intervention resource services to families with children under 3 years of age to support the Volunteer Home Visiting and Parenting Program and the Life Skills Parenting Program conducted in Southern Tasmania.
A male and female professional early intervention worker will provide outreach services for both fathers and mothers to:
The Life Skills Parenting Program will include:
(over three years)
Northern Midlands Council
Campbell Town Best Outcomes for Kids Project
The Campbell Town Be OK program will strengthen the ability of Campbell Town district communities to provide supportive living and learning environments for young children and their families.
The Campbell Town Be Okay funds will help provide families with access to vocational, employment, welfare, health, counselling, housing and general community services as well as the development of other family support programs.
(over two years)