Words in boxes, summarising the achievements of Base in its first year

BASE South Dunedin youth one year report

We proud to support the work being done as part of BASE.

Here are the highlights from the initiatives first year:

Words in boxes, summarising the achievements of Base in its first year

 

  • 6 teen parents supported to stay in education
  • Multi Agency Group established to reduce alcohol and drug use
  • Malcam Trust Wilkie Rd mural
  • IT Trade Expo for Social Service Providers
  • Stay Healthy Stay Safe Police presentation to 275 young people aged 16-18
  • BASE Camp 51 young jobseekers participated in a program to get physically fit and work ready.
  • BASE facebook page
  • Think Differently Fund Supported Disabled Persons Assembly to secure funding for 3 workshops in 2015 to promote positive social change for people with disabilities.
  • SUBMITTED on the DCC’s Local Alcohol Plan Gathering support for a Youth Employment Hub to be established in South Dunedin.
  • 22 young job seekers to attend Balclutha’s Ready, Steady, Work program
  • Gathering support for a Youth Employment Hub to be established in South Dunedin
  • Workshop on supporting Young People leaving Care and Protection
  • Social workers supporting 17 FAMILIES to keep kids in education
  • 20 articles in our monthly column Bringing up Teens in The STAR ★
  • Supported development of Just One Punch A teaching resource for NZ Police to reduce alcohol related violence.
  • Working with Dunedin Collaboration Against Family Violence to gain funding for a community ANTI-BULLYING PROJECT
  • BASE website
  • Inter-agency collaboration for smoother transition from Youth Justice to Probation
  • 11 volunteers training as MAORI WARDENS to support Whanau and Rangitahi
  • 11 participants and 12 volunteer coaches in the Aspire Program: After school program for Year 8 students. Mentoring, tutoring and experiencing a range of opportunities at Otago University
  • Southern PHO ran 3 Alcohol Risk Reduction Workshops attended by over 50 professionals who work with young people
  • SOUTH DUNEDIN SOCIAL SECTOR TRIAL
  • 5 government agencies working to-gether with local organisations to help young people aged 12-18:
    • stay in school
    • reduce alcohol & drug use
    • reduce offending
    • move into work or further training
  • Extended Wrap-AROUND service for Youth leaving ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION

See their full report below: