EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

PO Box 174 Glenorchy Tasmania 7010
(03) 6272 7751(03) 6272 7751

Annie Kenny  provides supportive accommodation 24 hours a day 7 days a week to young people aged 13-20 years, who are experiencing homelessness or may be at risk of becoming homeless.

AK offers short term accommodation of up to six weeks to respond to the needs of young people.

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

Emergency payments, advances on allowances & pensions for people who have been recipients for at least 3 mths. One off crisis payments equivalent to 2 weeks benefits for women who have fled home due to domestic violence. Paid immediately on the day or within 2 days if paid into an account. Callers should ask for one of the social workers.

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
6336 73776336 7377

Financial assistance for families with living expenses whilst child is attending hospital inter or intra state. Contact Edwina Calnan at the Launceston Examiner Newspaper.

Part of the Safe At Home iniative. This is a 24 hour, 7 day service. The Victim Safety Response Team (VSRT) work with victims of family violence undertaking follow up work from police, frequently carrying out safety audits and safety plans. Calls requiring an immediate response will have a police intervention team dispatched. Those calls not requiring an immediate ‘safety’ response will be referred to appropriate counselling, support and referral services.

27 Watchorn St, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Emergency relief in the form of food vouchers, wood, baby parcels, credit payments, referral to other agencies where appropriate and financial counselling.

50 Barrack St, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Hobart City Mission helps individuals and families in need. They provide housing, financial, emotional, advocacy, training and mentoring support to enable people to participate in community life to the best of their ability.

(03) 6331 0774(03) 6331 0774
0407 557 4100407 557 410
(03) 6331 0779

Provides short term crisis accommodation for young women aged between 13 – 20 yrs who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

5 Innocent Street, Kings Meadows, Tasmania, Australia

Emergency assistance & relief. Providing food vouchers, parcels, clothing, blankets, baby nappies and support to those in need.

Visits by appointment only, between 9am – 12pm, Monday to Friday.

48 Frederick St, Launceston, TAS, 7250, Australia

Emergency assistance & relief through food assistance, clothing, furniture, energy costs, telephone and household budgeting.

Office Hours: Mon – Fri 8:45- 4:30

 

Loui’s Van is an after hours mobile service providing food, information and support to those in need. It is a two van, six night operation with over 280 volunteers on the roster.

See website for locations and times.

The Attorney-General’s Department may provide legal financial assistance for parents or guardians whose children are being retained in another country, by another person, without their consent.

 

Applications can be made to the department for grants to cover:

  • the overseas legal costs of obtaining a court order for the return of a child to Australia
  • flights for the return of a child to Australia
  • flights for people who are required to attend overseas legal proceedings or to escort a child back to Australia.

 

The department cannot cover:

  • costs for access or visitation with a child
  • any Australian legal costs.

 

The department will not, generally, cover the cost of any legal fees or expenses incurred before an application is made or if the applicant meet the cost without incurring serious financial difficulty.

 

More information regarding legal financial assistance for overseas child abduction can be found at our website; http://www.ag.gov.au/LegalSystem/Legalaidprogrammes/Commonwealthlegalfinancialassistance/Pages/Overseaschildabduction

 

You can contact the Department via the below means:

Telephone (within Australia): 1800 117 995

Telephone (outside Australia): +61 2 6141 4770

Email: finass@ag.gov.au

For advice, personal support and referral to social services.

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Tasmania, Australia
000 - in the event of an emergency000 - in the event of an emergency
131 444 - for non emergencies131 444 - for non emergencies
(03) 6230 2111 - Switchboard

The Department of Police and Emergency Management comprises Tasmania Police, the State Emergency Service, Forensic Science Service Tasmania and the Tasmania Fire Service.

The Department operates under the core legislation of the Police Service Act 2003, the State Service Act 2000 and the Emergency Management Act 2006.

(03) 6263 5217(03) 6263 5217

Uniting Care’s Emergency Relief Service offers assistance in the form of supermarket gift cards, food parcels, nappies, blankets and budgeting referrals to other support services.

When funding is available, they can help with some utility costs.

Hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday 10am – 1.30pm.

Mary Street, Cygnet, Tasmania, Australia
(03) 6234 1296 (Hobart Head Office)(03) 6234 1296 (Hobart Head Office)

Uniting Care’s Emergency Relief Service offers assistance in the form of supermarket gift cards, food parcels, nappies, blankets and budgeting referrals to other support services.

When funding is available, they can help with some utility costs.

Hours: Thursday 11am – 1pm.

Location: Uniting Church.

58 Melville Street, Hobart TAS 7000.
(03) 6234 1296(03) 6234 1296

Uniting Care’s Emergency Relief Service offers assistance in the form of supermarket gift cards, food parcels, nappies, blankets and budgeting referrals to other support services.

When funding is available, they can help with some utility costs.

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9.30am – 1pm.

(03) 6234 1296 (Hobart Head Office)(03) 6234 1296 (Hobart Head Office)

Uniting Care’s Emergency Relief Service offers assistance in the form of supermarket gift cards, food parcels, nappies, blankets and budgeting referrals to other support services.

When funding is available, they can help with some utility costs.

Hours: Wednesday 9.30am – 1pm.

Location: B Block (LINC)

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