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Life skills program

 

Overview

The Life skills program is a pilot project aimed at providing critical support for tenants to improve key environmental health related outcomes.

The program targets essential areas including tenants' rights and responsibilities, access to support services, alleviating overcrowding, requesting repairs and maintenance, home hygiene and DIY maintenance, budgeting, and consumer rights.

The program is based on community development principles and takes place mainly within the residents' homes, working with whole households, not just individuals. Key objectives include:

Other key objectives are:

The program is an initiative of the Tangentyre Council.

Abstract adapted from Tangentyre Council

Contacts

Tangentyere Council
4 Elder Street
Alice Springs NT 0870
PO Box 8070
Alice Springs NT 0871
Ph: (08) 8951 4222
Fax: (08) 8952 8521

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Last updated: 18 June 2015
 
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