Media Coverage

Emerge is gaining a lot of traction in the media. Here are some of the latest news coverage of this awesome program.

Published on August 11, 2017 | in Highlife Magazine by Olivia Gliku

To assist at-risk youth in Toowoomba, new social enterprise initiative Emerge Cafe is providing a training program for people aged 14 through 25. A combination of a catering company and youth space, Emerge helps those grappling with issues such as homelessness, poverty, drug abuse and family violence or breakdown.

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HELPING YOUTH: Mum Jen Shaw has created Emerge, a social impact catering business and dedicated youth space for disengaged and at-risk youth. Bev Lacey

JEN Shaw left school in Year 9 and became a mother at just 16, but she is using her own experiences to help our city’s youth in a unique way.

Mum-of-seven Mrs Shaw has created a new social enterprise called Emerge, a catering business and dedicated space for disengaged and at-risk youth in Toowoomba.

“For us, it’s helping young people in Toowoomba who are disengaged from school or the community, they might be living in foster homes and things like that,” she said.

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A Toowoomba mother and author has founded a program, to engage troubled youth, through food. It's all about mentoring at-risk teens to make better choices, and she's calling on our community, to get behind her.

Posted by WIN News Toowoomba on Thursday, 2 November 2017