Mission Australia

Getting Connected – Communities for Children Program

Getting Connected provides outreach support to children (aged 5-12 years) and families at risk of disengaging with school in the Burnie community. Getting Connected aims to enhance engagement with parents and children in activities that strengthen their relationships and connection to their community. Service is available 9:00am to 5:00pm weekdays covering Havenview and Montello Primary Schools.

What the service can help with

Education, including provision of education and programs addressing exclusion
Family supports
Social and emotional development
Social exclusion

How the service is delivered

Information, Advice and Education
Intake and Assessment
Support Services

Services are available for

Accompanied Children
Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

12 - 24

To access the service, clients

Must live in Burnie City

Cost of service


Is a referral required?

Referrals come from the school or service providers can contact the school to discuss a referral

How do clients access the service?

Transportation can be provided
Home visits can be provided

Regions covered

North West

Contact Details

108 Mount Street Burnie TAS 7320

0429 566 283

Focus Domains






Being loved and safe

Being healthy



Having a positive sense of culture and identity