Supported Accommodation – Small Steps

Small Steps provides a safe home and support for young mums aged 15 – 25 and their children.

We can support you if you are at risk of homelessness and need housing. The program also provides a nurturing support circle for you and your child.

This is a place for you and your child to grow together. You can work on your goals with the support of a caring community.

There are twelve units at Small Steps, which are all for young mums and their children. There is 24-hour onsite support, as well as dedicated program leaders and activities officers.

Mums can stay at Small Steps for up to two years.

Small Steps provides:

• Stable housing for you and your child(ren)
• Life Skills Mentor on site — to support your goals
• Staff and volunteers onsite for 24/7 support
• An unfurnished one-bedroom unit
• Help to achieve your goals such as completing your education or gaining your driver’s licence
• Activities for yourself and your children
• A supportive community of other mums and their children
• Support with parenting, life skills and budgeting
• Support to move into independent living
• Visiting hours to approved visitors

Who this service is for

Young women in Southern Tasmania aged 15 – 25 who are pregnant, or have infant or pre-school aged children.


Rent costs are calculated on a case-by-case basis

How this service is delivered

  • Face-to-face

    This service is a live-in program.

  • Call or visit us online

    For more information call us on 6215 4200, visit our website, or see our Small Steps Brochure below.

Information Brochure

Download our Small Steps brochure here

Download Brochure

Updated: 15/06/2022

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