25 July 2012

'Take Hold' program to fight ACT youth homelessness

| Ruqi
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Joy Burch, Minister for Community Services, has today launched ‘Take Hold’, a new program that addresses youth homelessness in the ACT. Take Hold is funded by the ACT Government and will be working with the Ted Noffs Foundation to mentor young homeless people.

Take Hold coordinates an annual social enterprise seed funding program to assist young people, and youth homelessness services, in establishing micro businesses and programs that aim to develop work skills and employment opportunities for young people.

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