Hobart City Mission
Small Steps (Live-in parenting program)
Small Steps provides a live-in parenting and life skills program for 12 young mums (under 25 years old) and their babies, who lack secure accommodation and/or appropriate support systems. 24/7 onsite care is provided. Each mum can stay for up to two years.
Small Steps is located in New Town in a secure location. The program provides access to onsite education including child development, parenting, and nutrition. The program is connected to a group of community services and organisations to help provide a range of tailored and holistic support.
Entry to the program includes an application process, and available positions in the program may be limited.
Please note that paticipants are required to pay rent for this accommodation with the exact amount determined by their income.
What the service can help with
Employment, transition, mentoring, training
Housing and homelessness
Social and emotional development
How the service is delivered
Coordination of Services
Information, Advice and Education
Services are available for
Parents and Carers
Age eligibility for children
0 - 5
To access the service, clients
Must be female
Cost of service
At cost to client
Is a referral required?
No referral required
How do clients access the service?
Client responsible for transportation to service
03 6215 4200
Being loved and safe
Having material basics
Having a positive sense of culture and identity