Suite 402, Level 4, 152 Macquarie Street, Hobart
1800 064 8651800 064 865
(03) 6281 3456(03) 6281 3456
(03) 6281 3454

TACLS provides free legal assistance, including information, advice, referrals and case work assistance for all Aboriginal peoples across Tasmania.

TACLS can assist in family, criminal and civil law matters.

TACLS is a non-government Aboriginal community law firm run by and for Aboriginal people.

TACLS are actively involved in community education, research and advocacy around law reform and policy development.

TACLS can be contacted by phone on 1800 064 865 24 hours a day, or by email tacls@tacls.org.au.

Office Hours are 9am-5pm, 7 days a week.

2/45 Murray Street, Hobart TAS, Australia

Positive Solutions provides services in:

  • Mediation – neighbourhood, workplace, community;
  • Family Dispute Resolution (FDR);
  • EAP Counselling;
  • General and Family Counselling, including step families.

Cost based on the client’s individual gross income. Can be referred from Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania on fee for service basis.

432 Elizabeth St North Hobart TAS 7000

Step Up is a Colony47 education program for young people. Step Up Group Program is for young people between 12-17 and their families where the young person has been violent towards their parent for family member. Step Up Individual Program is for young people 16-17 who have been violent towards an intimate partner. Both programs aim to assist young people to understand consequences of violent behaviour, strengthen family and personal relationships and utilise appropriate referral pathways to other specialist services.

New Town Bay Rowing Centre, Marine Esplanade, New Town, Tasmania, Australia

This is a one-day, court based program designed to provide offenders with information and skills to develop positive attitudes towards driving and encourage safer driving behaviour, delivered by DAP Education Australia Pty Ltd. At the completion of the program all participants receive a certificate and a court assessment can be provided. The program is delivered at various locations around Australia.

 

76 York Street, Launceston TAS, Australia

Positive Solutions provides services in:

  • Mediation – neighbourhood, workplace, community;
  • Family Dispute Resolution (FDR);
  • EAP Counselling;
  • General and Family Counselling, including step families.

Cost based on the client’s individual gross income. Can be referred from Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania on fee for service basis.

1800 880 0521800 880 052

The National Disability, Abuse & Neglect Hotline is a free service operating  Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm (AEST) for reporting the abuse and neglect of people with a disability. The hotline works with callers to find appropriate ways of dealing with those reports.

404 Main Rd, Glenorchy TAS, Australia

Pulse Youth Health South is a free and confidential health promotion, prevention and early intervention service for young people aged 12-24 years. Provides a mix of clinical services, education and health promotion programs to assist young people to address a wide range of health issues. Has a Worker on Duty to provide individual support for young people, a sexual health GP clinic, psychological services. Young people can self refer. Appointments not needed to access the Worker on Duty service.

Provides young people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, aged between 12-15 years a safe short term home environment. Young people can stay up to 6-12 weeks. Colville Place promotes healthy relationships and supports young people to engage with education, develop living skills, emotional resilience, interpersonal skills and to reconnect with family where appropriate. Any person can make a referral for a young person.

Australian government scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse. Those people affected by institutional child sexual abuse can register for the scheme from 1 July 2018. The Helpline can answer questions that potential claimants may have.

63-65 Cameron St, Launceston TAS 7250, Australia

Provides assistance to women with particular emphasis on women’s legal issues. Free and confidential legal advice and referral. If you are in the north-east of Tasmania are are experiencing, or have experienced, family violence, you can call the Launceston office directly.

60a Wilmot Street, Burnie TAS, Australia

The Burnie office of the Women’s Legal Service is a specialist family violence unit. If you are located in North West Tasmania, experiencing or have experienced family violence, contact the Burnie office directly for legal assistance or information.

206 New Town Rd, New Town TAS 7008, Australia

Support service for wounded, injured or ill current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel.

Not for Profit Law is a specialist legal service for community organisations and is a program of Justice Connect.

They provide free or low cost, practical legal help for not for profit community organisations and advocates for improved standards and legal frameworks.

Australia

An employment rights legal centre which operates out of Victoria and provides assistance to Victorian, Queensland and Tasmanian workers about their rights at work. Their functions include free confidential telephone information and referral services.

This service is available Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm and on Wednesdays 9:00am to 8:30pm. Access to interpreters can also be arranged.

The telephone consultants provide practical assistance and will explain legal options and information about other agencies that can also provide assistance. The telephone consultants can speak directly with callers about issues such as:

  • Unfair dismissal
  • Unlawful dismissal and general protections
  • Unfair work practices
  • Unpaid wages, superannuation and other entitlements
  • Workplace bullying and violence
  • Sexual harrassment
  • Maternity leave
  • Discrimination in the workplace
  • Enterprise agreements, awards and employment contracts
PO Box 120 Holland Park Queensland

Identilab offers a range of services in human identification, including:

  • Parentage testing
  • Kinship testing
  • DNA profiling

NATA accreditated, laboratory based in Brisbane, Queensland.

GPO Box 1791 Canberra

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) provide information and assistance to small businesses and family enterprises, including referral to dispute resolution services.

The ASBFEO information line is open from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and is closed on Australian National Public Holidays.

Tasmania, Australia

The Mental Health Service delivers care to Tasmanians with a severe mental illness through community teams and inpatient settings. Mental health services also work in partnership with the community sector to deliver a range of services for people experiencing ill mental health.

Services are delivered regionally throughout Tasmania within four service streams:
Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Adult Community Mental Health, Older Persons Mental Health and Inpatient and Extended Treatment Mental Health.

Level 1, 67-69 Brisbane Street, Launceston
1800 064 8651800 064 865
(03) 6700 0389(03) 6700 0389
(03) 6281 3454

TACLS provides free legal assistance, including information, advice, referrals and case work assistance for all Aboriginal peoples across Tasmania.

TACLS can assist in family, criminal and civil law matters.

TACLS is a non-government Aboriginal community law firm run by and for Aboriginal people.

TACLS are actively involved in community education, research and advocacy around law reform and policy development.

TACLS can be contacted by phone on 1800 064 865 24 hours a day, or by email tacls@tacls.org.au.

Office Hours are 9am-5pm, 7 days a week.

Tasmania, Australia

Statewide service operating from Moonah.

A program for male perpetrators of low to medium risk family violence, which is run by Relationships Australia.

This program forms part of the Safe Homes, Safe Families program. It is designed for men who have abused or hurt their partners and are ready to take responsibility for their behaviour.

The program comprises of individual counselling and group facilitated sessions.

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

The Elder Relationship Service is a counselling and mediation support service to assist older people and their families to:

  • prevent or resolve family conflict;
  • have difficult conversations;
  • plan for the future (including medical, health, financial or living arrangements);
  • resolve differences in ways that improve their relationships; and
  • make decisions that protect the interests, rights and safety of families.

You can attend the service on your own, with your partner, as a family, or your children or parent(s) can come by themselves.

Attending the service is voluntary and confidential. The service is a not for profit community organisation and the services are subsidised by the Federal Government. They try to make the service as affordable as possible, fees are determined by the local organisation and are based on your income, they will advise of any fees payable upon the booking of the appointment.

The service is run by Relationships Australia.

The Safe Choices program is an initiative of the Tasmanian Family Violence Action plan 2015-2020.

The program will provide practical support, advice and referral to support services for those women and children experiencing family violence through the following services:

  • A website which will provide information around family violence and support services available
  • Email support available to all members of the community
  • Phone support
  • Information packs
  • One to one support from a case worker for those people experiencing multiple needs
SHE
PO Box 300 North Hobart Tasmania

SHE is a not for profit organisation that provides specialist counselling services for women who are currently or have experienced family and domestic violence.

Australia

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
GPO Box 47 Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
0438 085 4480438 085 448

Court Bailiff and Process Server.

22 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

The Foster Carer’s Association of Tasmania (FCAT) is a member of the Australian Foster and Kinship Carers Partnership. They provide support and assistance for foster carers, kinship carers and people interested in becoming carers.

Services Provided by FCAT:

  • 24 hour phone support
  • Regular newsletters
  • Meetings
  • Social Activities
  • Annual conference
  • Support during case planning
  • Support during family conferences
  • Advocacy and support for carers through the Foster Care Advocacy and Support Team (FAST)
  • Telephone support and referral service
Risdon Vale, Tasmania, Australia

The Wilfred Lopes Centre provides inpatient mental health services for offenders in Tasmania. It is situated near the Risdon Prison but is not part of the prison.

Dads in Distress (DIDs) offers peer support that aims to provide help and hope for separated dads and their families. Callers can talk with someone who has personally experienced separation.

Their services include:

  • Telephone helpline
  • Support groups
  • One on one support
  • Referrals
  • Website resources

All services are confidential and free (some groups though may require a gold coin donation to cover cost of room hire).

Telephone helpline is open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm.

StandBy is a suicide bereavement response service that provides a 24 hour coordinated community crisis response to families, friends and associates who have been bereaved through suicide.

40 Melville Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

The Multicultural Council of Tasmania is the statewide peak community organisation representing people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

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