UnitingCare Tasmania Family Futures Program Evaluation

In 2010, UnitingCare Tasmania commissioned an eighteen month evaluation of its Newpin Outreach Program and the Pregnant and Young Parent Support Service (referred to as PYPS in this report).

Newpin Outreach Program

The Newpin Outreach Program is a home visiting early intervention program for families with child protection issues. Workers and members focus on an individual’s strengths to find the best solution for dealing with challenging child protection situations. It is a therapeutic program that enhances attachment and emotional connection within the family and increases a parent’s knowledge about their child’s needs.

Newpin aims to:


Pregnant and Young Parent Support Service 

PYPS is an information and support programs for young parents and young pregnant women under the age of 25. PYPS is a resource that assists young parents in preparing for the birth of their child and meeting the new demands of being a new parent.

The PYPS Program aims to:


Click here for a copy of the executive summary

Click here for a copy of the final report


DVD about the UnitingCare Tasmania Newpin Evaluation Outcomes




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