The Booyah Program is designed to re-engage young people back into education and/or create pathways into employment. The program includes funding for a youth worker from 'Save the Children', recreational outdoor therapy worker, and a TAFE teacher based at the PCYC.
Constable Hughes will be focussing on youth at risk who do not have access to driving lessons through finance issues or not having the family support. The students will be referred to the program either by Constable Hughes, schools or youth shelters and accommodation.
The Glenorchy MAC will provide sport, leisure and recreation activities and programs to primary school children in the Glenorchy area. The target group is those young people most at risk in the school system, and those at risk in relation to criminal or anti-social behaviour attending:
The 'Don't Cop It' program is a Police styled self-defence resilience training program aimed at young people with low self-esteem, have been bullied or have self-harmed.
Newtown High has funded a Teen Leadership program run by Constable Hughes taking 10 boys once a week to participate in different activities teaching the boy's team work and leadership skills.
To enrol in this program as a participant or as a mentor please contact the Program Coordinator:
Coordinator: Constable Ben Hughes (Officer in Charge of Youth at Risk Programs)
Phone: 6230 2246
Office: Hobart PCYC, 300 Liverpool Street, Hobart, 7000