Breanne Tukavkin joined Redland Community Centre on November 2020 as the Redland’s Regional Care Coordinator for Homelessness. Breanne is extremely passionate about working within the Redlands region and the Community sector to assist services in collaboration, networking and strengthening relationships of services for person centred and holistic approach for the clients and the community. Bree has 14 years experience working within the Redland community service system across a variety of roles which include; Blue Care SMBI and Redlands Care Coordinator, Community Engagement Officer- Positive Ageing, Respite Care Coordinator and Diversional Therapist
Bree has significant experience in working with the communities most vulnerable and thrives to work with services to have the best interest and outcomes of all our clients and our community.
The Redlands region has developed a Homeless Care Coordination group which meets fortnightly Tuesdays to facilitate client case management at the acute end of homelessness. This level of collaboration assists the Coordinator to develop homelessness care coordination framework; ensuring that contemporary person/family centred approaches are utilised when coordinating multi-disciplinary responses for people with complex needs.
Bree is extremely honoured to be apart of the Queensland Service Integration Initiative which aims to create better outcomes for people who are homeless or at the risk of homelessness. The project aims to enhance existing care coordination mechanisms, identify and enable sector capability by building opportunities and encouraging innovation in transforming the housing and homelessness sector. Funding and support provided by the Department of Housing and Public Works, there are Regional Care Coordinators located at nine locations across the state; Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, Sunshine Coast, Moreton Bay, Brisbane (x2), Redlands, Logan and Gold Coast.