COUNSELLING & SUPPORT

Launceston, 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.

421 Main Road, Glenorchy, Tasmania, Australia

Family Planning Tasmania provides sexual and reproductive health services through bulk billing clinics, school education programs, training and health promotion activities.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm.

16 Paterson Street, Launceston TAS 7250, Australia

Provides Mediation, Dispute Resolution and counselling services to separated couples in relation to children and property issues, and elder mediation and counselling to support older Tasmanians and their families negotiate agreement in ways that matter to them. The Centre does not provide legal advice. The Centre has a direct link to the Family Relationships Advice Line and Centrelink. The first 3 hours of counselling are free.

6 Paterson Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Service provided by Relationships Australia.

In Tasmania, the following services are provided:

  • Reconnect program, providing services to youth in danger of homelessness in northern Tasmania.
  • Aboriginal counselling and community work across northern Tasmania, including monthly outreach to Flinders and Cape Barren Island in Bass Strait.
  • Community and relationship support to several rural communities across Tasmania.
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.

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.

20 Clare Street, New Town, Tasmania, Australia

Provides assistance and counselling services to separated couples in relation to children’s issues. They provide Family Dispute Resolution to help parents resolve conflict and develop workable arrangements (including parenting plans) for their children.

The Centre does not provide legal advice.

The Centre has a direct link to the Family Relationships Advice Line and Centrelink.

Opening hours Monday – Friday 9am -5pm

Department of Health and Human Services Family Violence Counselling and Support Service offers professional and specialised services to assist children, young people and adults affected by family violence. This service is part of the safe at home initiative (http://www.safeathome.tas.gov.au/).

Huonville, TAS, 7109, Australia

The Huon Domestic Violence Service offers support and information regarding domestic violence within the Huon Valley.

Services offered by the Huon Domestic Violence Service include:

  • Support
  • Counselling
  • Information
  • Advocacy
  • Court Support
  • Community Education

This service is eligible to all victims of domestic violence. No referral necessary and is a free service.

175 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000, Australia

Mission Australia works with Tasmanian individuals and their families to enable them to reach their full potential. They provide services for families, children, youth and people with mental health issues, providing a variety of services.

145 Bathurst Street, Hobart TAS, Australia

Save the Children programs build better outcomes for children and their families in vulnerable communities.

They use early intervention and practical parenting programs.

127 Davey St, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Holyoake Tasmania Inc offers a range of group or individual counselling programs for people affected by their own or another’s addictive behaviour or substance abuse.

278 Argyle St, North Hobart, Tasmania 7000

A state wide community based organisation specifically aimed at supporting the interests of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex.

ABC Building, 1 Liverpool Street, Hobart TAS, Australia

Provides support, reassurance, advocacy and information to people with epilepsy and their families. Also promotes understanding through education and raising community awareness. Education and training sessions available.

75 Leighlands Road, Evandale, TAS, 7212, Australia

Missiondale is a residential recovery program for those wanting to overcome life addictions. They offer an alternative for those wanting to make positive changes in their lives.

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.

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.

15 Adaihi Street, Ulverstone Tasmania 7315, Australia
(03) 6425 7453(03) 6425 7453
(03) 6425 7453

The Bridge Program is a Tasmania wide service for help overcoming and recovering from addictions related to Alcohol, Tobacco and other drugs.

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

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.

111 Elizabeth St, Launceston TAS 7250

The Bridge Program is a Tasmania wide service for help overcoming and recovering from addictions related to Alcohol, Tobacco and other drugs.

63 Creek Rd, New Town TAS 7008

The Bridge Program is a Tasmania wide service for help overcoming and recovering from addictions related to Alcohol, Tobacco and other drugs.

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.

Australian Federation of Pregnancy Support Services is committed to the provision of services for women, their partners and families when they are experiencing distress or hardship as the result of pregnancy. Links to local services.

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.

31 Tower Rd, New Town 7018

The Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS) is a free and confidential support service for southern Tasmanian people of all ages who have been affected by any form of sexual violence. We also provide information and support to professionals, and offer a range of training workshops and education sessions throughout Tasmania.

 

SASS’ services include:

  • Counselling and support (southern Tasmania)
  • Crisis services (southern Tasmania)
  • Redress Scheme Support Services (state-wide)
  • Therapeutic treatment for children and young people displaying Problem Sexual Behaviour and Sexually Abusive Behaviour (state-wide)
  • Training & educational workshops (state-wide)
  • Policy feedback and consultation about sexual violence and related topics (state-wide)

 

SASS is open 9am – 5pm weekdays, and also operates a 24 hour crisis line (1800 697 877).

Engender Equality is a State-wide non-profit organisation that provides free and confidential counselling and support for people who are currently experiencing or have experienced family violence or abuse. We also provide training to workplaces and groups on family violence and gender.

 

Services Include:

Individual Counselling and Support, Support Groups, Information & Resources, Referral to other services

Engender Equality is funded by the Crown through the Tasmanian Government’s Safe Home, Families Communities: Tasmania’s Family Violence Action Plan 2015-2020

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Medium to long-term post-crisis support for women who are or have been in an abusive/violent relationship.

 

This is a free and confidential service.

Available 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays.

Burnie, Tasmania, Australia

Laurel House is a community based organisation that provides therapeutic services and support for women, men and children. Their Service is completely confidential and free to victim/survivors and their families, friends and support people of sexual violence. They do not see perpetrators/offenders of any form of violence.

Laurel House provides face-to-face and phone counselling, 24-hour crisis service, support through the forensic/medical process, information and support through the legal process, referral and information services and outreach to rural areas.

Laurel House also offers community education, professional training and debriefing to professionals working with victim/survivors.

 

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.

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