Impact Communities

Impact Communities works to equip and support individuals and families to realise potential and achieve goals through our collaborations with government, business, education & training, community organisations and other groups.

Ready Set Job

“Thanks Mark for teaching us and getting the group to the point where we could do the mock interviews. The feedback from the students was great.”
YAMEP Teacher, TAS TAFE

Impact Communities

“FAST is good for my school because it gives families an opportunity to talk to each other and have a good time doing it. It promotes healthy relationships.”
High school student & FAST team member

OUR PROGRAMS

FAST

Families have benefited from FAST (Families And Schools Together) across Australia for the past 20 years. FAST is an internationally acclaimed parent engagement program that helps children thrive by building strong relationships at home. 

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PACTS

The PACTS (Parents As Career Transition Support) Program has been specifically designed to help provide parents, guardians, grandparents and carers with up-to-date information about educational pathways that enables them to support their children 

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CYPFS

Coaching Young People for Success is a complete Youth Coaching Program that includes all the resources schools and youth agencies need to introduce their own powerful life, career and school performance coaching programs in both groups-and-one on training.

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Ready Set Job

Ready Set Job builds the skills, confidence and readiness to successfully engage in sustainable employment. This is a fun, interactive program, equipping participants with the necessary tools to gain an edge in their job search.

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New Program "Ready Set Money"

Ready Set Money is all about increasing skills and knowledge in financial literacy. 

LATEST NEWS

Merry Christmas

Impact Communities sends best wishes to all for a wonderful Christmas and a very Happy New Year. We would like to thank all staff, volunteers and contractors for their fantastic efforts and support throughout 2016 and look forward to a busy and exciting 2017.

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Fairview Primary FAST Evaluation Results

A defining feature of FAST is its rigorous evaluation process, which provides statistically significant data to measure progress, make continuous improvements, and sustain FAST into the future. This week the Evaluation Report for the FAST program held at Fairview Primary School was received and shows some fantastic results. Key findings included: 60% of parents reporting…

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Gagebrook Primary School FAST Graduation

Last week saw the end of the 8 week FAST cycle held at Gagebrook Primary School. Seven enthusiastic families who all participated in family-strengthening activities were awarded their FAST Graduation certificates in front of extended family and special guests. The 24 children enjoyed a visit from Santa, organised by the parents. Gagebrook PS Parents and…

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Preparing For Work in Times of Rapid Change

This week Impact Communities participated in the “Preparing For Work in Times of Rapid Change” conference in Launceston.  The conference was delivered in partnership with the Career Development Association of Australia, and the Tasmanian Government Education Department. Impact Communities had an exhibit showcasing our Coaching Young Poeple for Success and Ready Set Job programs. Both…

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Impact Communities launches Ready Set Money!

Ready Set Money – Financial Literacy Ready Set Money is all about increasing skills and knowledge in financial literacy. For staff this means building their capacity to confidently and respectfully enhance the knowledge, understanding and skills of clients experiencing difficulties, to allow them to make informed and effective financial decisions that result in a positive…

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What is 26TEN?

 Impact Communities is proud to be a part of 26TEN’s network, supporting adult literacy, numeracy and communication in Tasmania.  What is 26TEN? We live in a great State, with many opportunities for an exciting future. But too many adult Tasmanians aren’t reaching their potential. Some of us are held back because our skills in reading,…

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Congratulations Helen!

 We are very fortunate to have the support of Helen Wilson from Be You Be Fabulous. Helen has partnered with Impact communities for many of our programs. Her work encourages and empowers women to appreciate, care for and enhance their physical selves while building confidence through appreciation to detail. Helen assists with skills for interview…

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Financial Literacy Workshop

Last week Impact Communities, in partnership with the Hobart Women’s Shelter, ran a two day workshop on Financial Literacy. The aim of the workshop was to build the capacity of sector staff to confidently and respectfully enhance the knowledge, understanding and skills of women experiencing homelessness and/or domestic violence, to allow them to make informed…

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TYF Youth Housing and Homelessness Report Launch

Impact Communities was excited to attend the Tasmanian Youth Forum (TYF) Housing and Homelessness Report Launch held at Parliament House in Hobart last week. This report communicates the ideas contributed by young people who took part in the in the TYF Housing and Homelessness consultation process held in May 2016, and the findings from these…

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What an amazing year!!

The past year has been an amazing second year in the life of Impact Communities. It’s hard to know where to start. So for those of us that like some stats 40 teachers across the state trained by Impact Communities to deliver our designed program Ready Set Job Over 300 students across 10 schools benefitted…

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Our Vision

Realising potential, achieving goals.

Our Mission

To increase opportunities for people and communities by delivering effective and innovative programs and services that address unmet needs.

Impact Communities

Shop 5, Moonah Centre
113 Main Road
Moonah TAS 7009

Tel: 03 6262 5400