COUNSELLING & SUPPORT

National sexual assault, domestic family violence counselling service.

Qualified and experienced counsellors provide information and referral to support services. Offers telephone and online counselling.

Wingfield Building St John’s Park New Town 7008, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Established by the Tasmanian State Government to provide support for people who experienced abuse in State care when they were children. The Service aims to assist people to overcome the impacts of the abuse and improve their life circumstances.

 

Wingfield Building St John’s Park, New Town TAS 7008 Australia

A division of Tasmania’s Department of Health and Human Services. Adoptions and Permanency Services provide adoption services to individuals in Tasmania considering placing their child for adoption and those interested in adopting either a local or overseas child.

11 Grove St, Ulverstone, TAS, 7315, Australia

This is a State government service operating from the Department of Health and Human Services. The Alcohol and Drug Service is a key provider of specialist services for Tasmanians who are affected by alcohol and drug use. The service aims to ensure that people affected by alcohol, tobacco and other drug use have access to appropriate, timely, effective and quality treatment services, support and interventions which are based on contemporary best practice.

Operates Monday – Friday 9 a.m – 5 p.m

 

A 24 hour drug and alcohol information service can be accessed for free by calling 1800 811 994.

13 Mulgrave Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

This is a State government service operating from the Department of Health and Human Services. The Alcohol and Drug Service is a key provider of specialist services for Tasmanians who are affected by alcohol and drug use. The service aims to ensure that people affected by alcohol, tobacco and other drug use have access to appropriate, timely, effective and quality treatment services, support and interventions which are based on contemporary best practice.

Operates Monday – Friday 9 a.m – 5 p.m

 

A 24 hour drug and alcohol information service can be accessed for free by calling 1800 811 994.

St Johns Avenue, New Town, TAS, 7008, Australia

This is a State government service operating from the Department of Health and Human Services. The Alcohol and Drug Service is a key provider of specialist services for Tasmanians who are affected by alcohol and drug use. The service aims to ensure that people affected by alcohol, tobacco and other drug use have access to appropriate, timely, effective and quality treatment services, support and interventions which are based on contemporary best practice.

Operates Monday – Friday 9 a.m – 5 p.m

 

A 24 hour drug and alcohol information service can be accessed for free by calling 1800 811 994.

6 Strahan St, South Burnie, TAS, 7320, Australia

Anglicare provides a number of services to support people with a mental illness and their families and carers.

31 King Street, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia

Anglicare provides a number of services to support people.

436 Main Road, Glenorchy TAS 7010, Australia

Provides information, support and counselling about relationships and parenting, adolescent mediation and family therapy, financial and gambling counselling, mens issues, marriage and relationships education.

Some services are available online through e-counselling so that no matter where client lives, they have the opportunity to access a trained counsellor.

18 Watchorn Street, Hobart CBD, TAS, 7000, Australia

Anglicare provides a number of services to support people.

122 Elizabeth Street, Launceston, TAS, 7250, Australia

Anglicare provides a number of services to support people with a mental illness and their families and carers.

56 Cecilia Street, Saint Helens, Tasmania, Australia

Anglicare provides a number of services to support people.

The Australian Childhood Foundation provide counselling to children and young people who have been affected by family violence.

Children and young people can access this service if they:

  • are 17 years of age or younger
  • have been affected by family violence at home
  • are not in foster car or kinship care
  • have a parent, carer or significant adult who can support them through counselling
  • are not currently involved in another similar counselling service
288 Invermay Road, Mowbray, TAS

Baptcare is a purpose driven organisation focused on delivering the best of care to people of all ages, cultures, beliefs and circumstances. Through our social enterprise model, we deliver better outcomes for people in our community; combining the best commercial practice with a social heart.

Baptcare has more than 150 staff who work throughout Tasmania to deliver the best of care to people in Family and Children Services, Foster Care, Disability Services and Residential Aged Care.

4/95 Albert Road, Moonah TAS 7009, Australia

Baptcare is a purpose driven organisation focused on delivering the best of care to people of all ages, cultures, beliefs and circumstances. Through our social enterprise model, we deliver better outcomes for people in our community; combining the best commercial practice with a social heart.

Baptcare has more than 150 staff who work throughout Tasmania to deliver the best of care to people in Family and Children Services, Foster Care, Disability Services and Residential Aged Care.

Australia

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.

PO BOX 6100, Hawthorn West 3122
1300 22 46361300 22 4636
(03) 9810 6111

National, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance abuse disorders in Australia.

108 Mount Street, Burnie, TAS, 7320, Australia
(03) 6431 8555(03) 6431 8555
1800 819 4471800 819 447
(03) 6431 8114

Counselling, education and support service for a range of issues, including family, marriage and relationship issues.

Mediation services provided on the North West Coast only.

Hours: 9am-5pm Mon – Fri

85 Best Street, Devonport Tasmania 7310, Australia

Counselling, education and support service for a range of issues, including family, marriage and relationship issues.

Provides mediation services on the North West Coast only.

Hours 9AM – 5PM Tue-Fri

201 York Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Counselling, education and support service for a range of issues, including family, marriage and relationship issues.

Provides mediation services on the North West Coast only.

Hours:  9am-5pm Mon – Fri

35 Tower Road, New Town, Tasmania, Australia

Counselling, education and support service for a range of issues, including family, marriage and relationship issues.

Provides mediation services on the North West Coast only.

Hours: Open ⋅ 9am – 5pm Mon-Fri

Tasmania, Australia

Offers free and confidential services to men, women and children who have been affected by sexual assault or rape at sometime in their lives, be they victims, survivors, family or other support people.

Services include:

Counselling, support with legal processes, referral to other appropriate services, advocacy, community education, support to other professionals.

Services the West and North West coast.

Ashfield, NSW, 2131, Australia
(02) 9716 8000(02) 9716 8000
(02) 9716 8000(02) 9716 8000
(02) 9716 8159

The service aims to alleviate child abuse by providing support to parents, carers and families. National, confidential video counselling by appointment, offering counselling, education and support services. Child abuse prevention information and protective education available via an online video materials and Safe Program Booklet for parents and childcare centres, schools. Etc.

Australia

Responsible for the development of service delivery policy and provides access to social, health and other payments and services.

A service providing safe and positive contact arrangements for children whose parents are separated.

The Children’s Contact Service makes it possible for contact arrangements to take place with minimum stress both for children and their parents. It can also help with establishing a relationship between child and parent when there has been a period of limited or no contact.

The services that are provided include:

  • planning, negotiation and setting up of contact arrangements
  • facilitated changeover to enable the child to be transferred smoothly from one parent to the other at contact times
  • supervised contact visits to enable child and visiting parent to enjoy quality time together
  • separate appointments for both parents
  • privacy and confidentiality
  • an established children’s centre with toys, games and equipment
  • practical, sensible security including separate entrances and exits for each parents wherever possible.

Advantages of using the service include:

  • contact can be made using an independent third party
  • parents do not have to deal directly with each other
  • it provides a relaxed, safe and neutral environment for children and parents
  • both parents can feel they are doing the best for their child.

Costs involved:

  • Intake – free
  • Supervised Visits and Changeovers – a fee is payable by both parties. Reduced rates are available for concession card holders.

Children’s contact services are located in Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and Burnie.

Devonport, Tasmania, 7310, Australia

CLS is a not for profit organisation that seeks to reduce the impact and incidence of suicide in the community through confidential counselling, early identification and intervention. Also provides suicide intervention training and workplace training on issues such as conflict resolution, assertiveness training, bullying and harassment and elder abuse.

24 Sunderland St, Moonah, TAS, 7009, Australia (Head Office)

Community Based Support, or “CBS” as we are more commonly known, is a Tasmanian not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting people to remain living independently at home for over 30 years.

CBS provides a wide range of support services across the state of Tasmania to people who are frail aged, people with disability and unpaid carers. Services include Home Care Packages and Commonwealth Home Support Program services for older people, NDIS and Home and Community Care services for people with disability, Carer Support services for unpaid carers, and a range of other services that assist people to stay living at home for longer.

We live by the philosophy of ‘assisting with’ rather than ‘doing for’ people, knowing that most people want to be in control of their own lives and want to be as independent as possible.  We strongly believe in the principles of wellness and reablement and work with individuals to achieve their goals in life.  We want you to live the best life possible and we are here to help you do exactly that.

A dedicated organisation committed to the support of Practitioners and organisations engaged in the emotional welfare and mental well being of people from Tasmania, Australia and Internationally.

Burnie, Tasmania, Australia

Free service for adult & child victims of family violence through the Safe at Home program. Court Support Officers are available to provide support to adult and child victims of family violence, including referral to appropriate counselling and other services and guide them through the justice system during and after court appearances.

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Free service for adult & child victims of family violence through the Safe at Home program. Court Support Officers are available to provide support to adult and child victims of family violence, including referral to appropriate counselling and other services and guide them through the justice system during and after court appearances.

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