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Parents and Kids Together (PAKT)

Parents and Kids Together works with young people aged 6-12 to increase their engagement with their families and education. The program works in six schools across southern Tasmania and:

  • Strengthens family relationships
  • Builds connections within the group and the school community
  • Develops communication and social skills
  • Provides education about protective behaviours
  • Builds self esteem
  • Develops problem solving skills.

What the service can help with

Education, including provision of education and programs addressing exclusion
Familial exclusion
Family supports
Housing and homelessness
Physical health
Social exclusion
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
Violent behaviour

How the service is delivered

Coordination of Services
Information, Advice and Education
Support Services

Services are available for

Accompanied Children
Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

6 - 12

Cost of service


Is a referral required?

Participation to be supported by the school.

Regions covered


Contact Details

432 Elizabeth street North Hobart, TAS, 7001

1800 265 669

Focus Domains







Being loved and safe

Having material basics

Being healthy



Having a positive sense of culture and identity