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Advocacy Tasmania

Client Directed Advocacy

Advocacy service is provided to people under the age of 18 years old and only in relation to NDIS planning, access, reviews, appeals and complaints....


Anglicare Tasmania

ADATS Plus

To deliver alcohol and other drug treatment services where there is coinciding mental illness and/or risk of homelessness or the person is between 12 and 18, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples....


Communities for Children – Derwent Valley

This program aims to improve the development, safety, health and wellbeing of children aged 0-12 and their families through innovative, early intervention and prevention programs and activities, with a focus on the following target groups; vulnerable families; children aged 0-12 years; fathers; single parent families; grandparents caring for grandchildren; young and teen parents; and Aboriginal families....


East Coast Counselling Support

Provides counselling support to children, adults, families and groups in crisis. The service works universally with children and adults including but not limited to, those with disability, mental health, drug and/or alcohol issues, people experiencing family violence and other family tensions affecting wellbeing and those from indigenous or culturally diverse backgrounds....


Eveline House

Eveline House offers safe and affordable long-term housing in the Devonport area with on-site support to access education, training, employment and other opportunities for young people aged 16 to 24.It features 25 self-contained units, five of them purpose-built for people living with a disability. Tenants have access to shared laundry facilities as well as training rooms, gym, common areas, outdoor spaces and a games room.Rent is 25% of client's income (as well as any Commonwealth Rent Assistance they are eligible for)....


Family Mental Health Support Service - Statewide

Early intervention support for vulnerable families with children and young people (0-18) who are showing early signs of or are at risk of developing mental illness.The program has a primary focus on children and young people while working with them in the whole of family context.The program offers Short Term Immediate Assistance: up to six sessions and Long Term Intensive Intervention of up to 12 months (can be up to 18 months if progress is being made).Southern and North West TasmaniaMonday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm...


HIPPY

HIPPY is an early learning program based on positive interaction between parents and children, providing free activity books and preparing youngsters for starting school.Tutors visit parents/caregivers at their home every second week to demonstrate the HIPPY activities in the packs. The parent and child then spend 10 to 15 minutes each day, five days a week, doing the activities together.Parents also meet in a group together and practice new activities, listen to guest speakers and participate in fun games that they can then try at home with their children....


Kids in Focus (KIF)

Kids in Focus provides support and counselling to parents who are using alcohol or other drugs and supports them to make positive changes for themselves and their family. The program takes a whole of family approach providing:Family therapy and supportDeveloping skills to deal with substance use issuesCounselling for children and their familiesParenting strategiesIdeas and education about ways to directly address substance use behaviours with a focus on harm reduction/minimisationSupport to improve social skills and to strengthen your personal and community relationshipsHealth education andInformation about other community support agencies and referrals....


Kind Individuals Delivering Support (KIDS) Parenting Support

Early intervention and prevention services and resources that are aimed at improving children's development and wellbeing and supporting the capacity of those in a parenting role.The program encompasses four service areas:Home Visiting and in-home support to vulnerable familiesParenting Skills and Support groupsPeer SupportWeb based resources...


Needle and Syringe Program Burnie

The service distributes sterile injecting equipment to any client, and provides peer education and support around BBV, (specifically Hepatitis C), safer injecting techniques, injecting hygiene, vein care and general physical and mental health issues.The service is non-judgemental with assured confidentiality.Opening hours - Burnie: 9:00am – 1:00pm Mon & Tue9:00am – 3:00pm Wed & Thur9:00am – 4:30pm Fri...


Needle and Syringe Program Glenorchy

The service distributes sterile injecting equipment to any client, and provides peer education and support around BBV, (specifically Hepatitis C), safer injecting techniques, injecting hygiene, vein care and general physical and mental health issues.The service is non-judgemental with assumed confidentiality.Opening hours: 10.00am to 12.00pm and 12:30pm to 4:30pm Monday to Friday....


Needle and Syringe Program Hobart

The service distributes sterile injecting equipment to any client, and provides peer education and support around BBV, (specifically Hepatitis C), safer injecting techniques, injecting hygiene, vein care and general physical and mental health issues.The service is non-judgemental with assumed confidentiality.Opening hours: 12:30pm to 5:00pm Monday to Friday Vending machine available 24/7....


North West Early Therapeutic Support (NESTS)

NESTS provides early therapeutic intervention to ‘hard to engage’, ‘at risk’ families on the verge of Child Protection involvement. The program is aimed at primary caregivers and their children aged 0-5 who have been exposed to adverse childhood experiences resulting in insecure attachments between caregiver and child.The families NESTS work with experience complex issues often stemming from intergenerational trauma. NESTS have found that it is essential to use an eclectic tool box of trauma informed approaches, strategies and interventions which provides an experience of ‘felt safety’ for our families as well as helping them to find their ‘voice’....


Pathway Home – North and North West

Pathway Home is a voluntary reunification program that works in collaboration with Child Safety Services to support children to be safely reunified with their family of origin; promoting the importance of felt safety, stability and wellbeing of vulnerable children, young people and their families.The collaborative reunification process includes:Working with the family to improve functioning, parenting, child behaviour’s and developmentImproving the child’s sense of connection and attachment with the parent’s/familyParticipation in decision making regarding reunificationProviding sustained and ongoing support during the reunification process and utilising any other appropriate services as required...


Reconnect – North West

Reconnect is an early intervention service strategy under the Housing Assistance and Homelessness Prevention Program with an emphasis on family reconciliation.The Reconnect program uses community-based early intervention services to assist young people aged 12 to 18 years who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, and their families. Reconnect assists young people to stabilise their living situation and improve their level of engagement with family, work, education, training and their local community.Reconnect breaks the cycle of homelessness by providing counselling, group work, mediation and practical support to the whole family....


Supported Youth Program

The Supported Youth Program (SYP) supports young people aged between 10-18 that are disengaging from education and/or are at risk of homelessness.The support offered is trauma informed and is delivered therapeutically. SYP provides assertive outreach, mediation, advocacy, counselling and mentoring. Young people receive a holistic service that targets strengths and difficulties improving self-worth, basic living skills, self-regulation, connectedness, and improves health and wellbeing....


TAZ Kids Clubs and Champ Camps

Running clubs and camps to support children whose parent or guardian has a mental illness.Clubs:Established with primary or high schools on the basis of need.Champs Camps:Are run every school holidays to offer young people a chance to experience the outdoors, make new friends, have fun and be themselves.In the north camps are held at Camp Clayton, Ulverstone.In the south camps are held at Blue Lagoon, Dodges Ferry.Family intervention and support:Offered through family fun days and other activities....


Thyne House

Thyne House offers safe and affordable long-term housing with on-site support to access education, training, employment and other opportunities for young people aged 16 to 24.Thyne House has accommodation in self-contained units, each with a kitchen and bathroom. There is also a communal kitchen, lounge, gym, resource room, outdoor spaces and shared laundry. Rent is 25 per cent of client's income (as well as any Commonwealth Rent Assistance they are eligible for)....


Trinity Hill

Trinity Hill offers safe and affordable long term housing with on-site support to access education, training, employment and other opportunities for young people aged 16 to 24.There are 46 bed-sit units for young people looking for long-term, affordable accommodation. Some of the units are designed for people who are living with disability.Tenants live independently and share social spaces, bbq areas, training rooms, a gym and laundry and are supported to continue their education or training, or working towards seeking employment.Rent is 25 per cent of client's income (as well as any Commonwealth Rent Assistance they are eligible for)....


Youthcare

Youthcare provides short term crisis accommodation for young men aged 13 – 20 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. In providing this support Anglicare works with Housing Connect and other services to:Resolve the crisisRe-establish family links where appropriateRe-establish the capacity for clients to live independentlyThis is a crisis service and can be contacted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week....


Australian Childhood Foundation

Therapeutic Services

Provides intensive therapeutic support to children in out of home care and their support systems, where there is an identified trauma history impacting on their lives to a significant degree. Also provides intensive therapeutic support to children and families affected by Family Violence.These services are provided both in service and under special circumstances outreach across the state may be offered. It is available Monday to Friday. It is not a crisis service and delivers in depth, short – medium term therapeutic interventions...


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Baptcare

Integrated Family Support Services (IFSS) - North

Baptcare is the lead agency for the Gateway and Integrated Family Support Service (IFSS) Alliance in the North of Tasmania. The Alliance and other services providing IFSS to the North region are working to improve the safety, wellbeing and health of children (aged 0 to 18), young people and their families. IFSS also allows for families with unborn children to obtain support before the birth of a child.The Integrated Family Support Service works with families with children aged 0 to 18 who require support with:Providing a safe and nurturing environment for childrenStrategies and practical skills around parenting capacityImproving confidence and...


Integrated Family Support Services (IFSS) - South

Baptcare is the lead agency for the Gateway and Integrated Family Support Service (IFSS) Alliance in the South-West of Tasmania. The Alliance and other services provide IFSS to the South-West region, and are working to improve the safety, wellbeing and health of children (aged 0 to 18), young people and their families. IFSS also allows for families with unborn children to obtain support before the birth of a child.The Integrated Family Support Service works with families with children aged 0 to 18 who require support with:Providing a safe and nurturing environment for childrenStrategies and practical skills around parenting capacityImproving confidence...


MICare

MIcare (pronounced my care) is a statewide recovery-based program run by Baptcare, in partnership with the Department of Health, which offers individualised packages of care to people with severe and sustained mental illness. MIcare provides an outreach support service which is person-centred, strengths-focused, time-limited, and seeks to improve the individual's overall wellbeing....


Targeted Youth Support Services (TYSS)

TYSS is a program for vulnerable and 'at risk' young people aged between 10- 18 who are identified as having significant or multiple risk factors, are disengaged or becoming disengaged from family, education, or community and have minimal protective factors.TYSS works collaboratively with young people, family, service providers and/or community members by focusing on a range of individual needs, to increase connections with education, services, community, family and friends; to decrease the occurrence or risk of homelessness, to improve self-esteem, health and wellbeing, to assist young people lessen the number and intensity of risk factors and reduce their likelihood of...


Beacon Foundation

Beacon Core Community Model

The Beacon Core Model provides a range of programs and activities to 24 partner Secondary Schools and Colleges in the public system across Tasmania. The activities engage students and local business and industry representatives in work exploration and work preparation programs designed to inform and prepare students in Years 7-12 for their future careers....


Beacon Work Readiness High Impact Program

Beacon Foundation offers a series of one-day programs, targeted to specific age groups from Years 7 to 12. Each program is designed to prepare and motivate young people for a successful post-secondary school transition by working with each individual to develop highly sought after employability and 21st century skills. Our professionally facilitated programs have a high level of involvement from our industry partners and build basic professional skills ranging from dress codes to professional etiquette. In each program, industry representatives share their unique stories and career journeys, in addition to encouraging and motivating participants to recognise their own potential and...


Brave Foundation

Supporting Expecting and Parenting Teens (SEPT)

The Brave SEPT (Supporting Expecting and Parenting Teens) Program is an interactive Pathway Plan created for expecting and parenting teens to ensure they are connected to parenting support, life support services and educational opportunities in their local communities, Australia-wide.Brave connects each expecting and parenting teen with a Brave SEPT Mentor and Chief Mentor, who together help tailor their unique Pathway Plan to help them achieve their goals, dreams and aspirations....


Break O Day Council

Get In 2 Gear

Break O'Day Council's Learner Driver Mentor Program (Get In2 Gear) is a support for young people who have gained their learners licence, to complete their compulsory on-road logbook driving experience. Get In2 Gear is free and friendly mentor service for those Learners who:Are unemployed;Lack autonomy and self-esteem;Are unable to access family/other support to gain 50 hours driving practice;Are from a non-English speaking background;Are suffering financial hardship; orWho do not have access to a road worthy vehicle....


Bucaan House

Bucaan House

Bucaan Community House provides a youth group.This program operates each Thursday afternoon from 3.30pm to 5.30pm during school terms.The Youth Group gives children from the local area a safe, social, recreational place to enjoy, with healthy food and activities that are tailored to meet the needs of the children....


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CREATE Foundation

Club CREATE

ClubCREATE is an exclusive club for children and young people aged 0 to 25 who are in care or have a care experience.ClubCREATE connects children and young people together and links them to CREATE programs and services nationally. Best of all, it is FREE to join!The service is online but through the membership the young people are invited to CREATE’s other events, workshops and programs. For more info: clubcreate@create.org.au....


CREATE - Connection Events

CREATE Connection Events are delivered state-wide for all CREATE Members aged 0-25 years, their carers, biological children, and sector workers. The events provide an opportunity for children and young people to connect with each other and the community. Connection Events usually consist of a super fun activity such as the Waterslide Party, Halloween Party, and Christmas Party....


CREATE Your Future

The CREATE Your Future (CYF) program supports young people aged 13-25 on their transition from care to independence. The CYF program consists of a series of workshops which are centred and designed for the 7 life domains, with an additional workshop which focuses on participation.A core set of competencies are targeted including effective communication, critical thinking, informed and responsible decision making, creative thinking, self-awareness, and interpersonal relationship skills in order to enhance the ability for flexible and positive behaviour that enable young people to live independently. The workshops also enable young people to competently enter a highly competitive job market,...


Youth Advisory Groups

Youth Advisory Groups are forums for children and young people aged 10 to 25 to meet regularly, usually at a fun activity, to discuss issues they are facing within the care system, these issues will then be worked on systemically. The young people can also provide informal input into resource development, programs and general government or organisational policy....


Speak Up

Speak Up is a three-level training program for young people aged 13 to 25 who want to become a CREATE Young Consultant. Participants learn about the care system and develop advocacy, leadership and public speaking skills. Young Consultants use their stories and experiences to represent CREATE at local, state or national events and forums....


Carers Tasmania

Young Carers Program - North

Young carers are people up to the age of 25 who provide unpaid care and support in families where someone has an illness, disability, mental illness, chronic condition, an alcohol or other drug issue or who are frail aged.Young Carers help with many tasks including:household chorespaying billspersonal caregiving medicationemotional supportThe Young Carer program can help young carers by:Finding help for them and their family (including for educational needs)Providing counsellingIntroducing them to other young carers through activities and groupsProviding information about the Young Carer Bursary and how to apply...


Young Carers Program - North West

Young carers are people up to the age of 25 who provide unpaid care and support in families where someone has an illness, disability, mental illness, chronic condition, an alcohol or other drug issue or who are frail aged.Young Carers help with many tasks including:household chorespaying billspersonal caregiving medicationemotional supportThe Young Carer program can help young carers by:Finding help for them and their family (including for educational needs)Providing counsellingIntroducing them to other young carers through activities and groupsProviding information about the Young Carer Bursary and how to apply...


Young Carers Program - South

Young carers are people up to the age of 25 who provide unpaid care and support in families where someone has an illness, disability, mental illness, chronic condition, an alcohol or other drug issue or who are frail aged.Young Carers help with many tasks including:household chorespaying billspersonal caregiving medicationemotional supportThe Young Carer program can help young carers by:Finding help for them and their family (including for educational needs)Providing counsellingIntroducing them to other young carers through activities and groupsProviding information about the Young Carer Bursary and how to apply...


CatholicCare Family Services

Family and Relationship Counselling, Specialised Family Violence Service - North

CatholicCare offers a comprehensive counselling service that provides assistance to individuals, couples, families and children. Through the provision of therapeutic counselling services and group programs we aim to enhance all family member’s abilities to resolve difficulties, ‘grow’ through life’s transition periods and have nourishing relationships whatever one’s life circumstances are, with a particular focus on how destructive family conflicts impact on children.Counselling may address issues of relationship difficulties, family separation, family violence and parenting.Services are available in Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and Devonport between 9.00am – 5.00pm weekdays....


Family and Relationship Counselling, Specialised Family Violence Service - North West (Burnie)

CatholicCare offers a comprehensive counselling service that provides assistance to individuals, couples, families and children. Through the provision of therapeutic counselling services and group programs we aim to enhance all family member’s abilities to resolve difficulties, ‘grow’ through life’s transition periods and have nourishing relationships whatever one’s life circumstances are, with a particular focus on how destructive family conflicts impact on children.Counselling may address issues of relationship difficulties, family separation, family violence and parenting.Services are available in Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and Devonport between 9.00am – 5.00pm weekdays....


Family and Relationship Counselling, Specialised Family Violence Service - North West (Devonport)

CatholicCare offers a comprehensive counselling service that provides assistance to individuals, couples, families and children. Through the provision of therapeutic counselling services and group programs we aim to enhance all family member’s abilities to resolve difficulties, ‘grow’ through life’s transition periods and have nourishing relationships whatever one’s life circumstances are, with a particular focus on how destructive family conflicts impact on children.Counselling may address issues of relationship difficulties, family separation, family violence and parenting.Services are available in Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and Devonport between 9.00am – 5.00pm weekdays....


Family and Relationship Counselling, Specialised Family Violence Service - South

CatholicCare offers a comprehensive counselling service that provides assistance to individuals, couples, families and children. Through the provision of therapeutic counselling services and group programs we aim to enhance all family member’s abilities to resolve difficulties, ‘grow’ through life’s transition periods and have nourishing relationships whatever one’s life circumstances are, with a particular focus on how destructive family conflicts impact on children.Counselling may address issues of relationship difficulties, family separation, family violence and parenting.Services are available in Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and Devonport between 9.00am – 5.00pm weekdays....


Family and Relationship Counselling, Specialised Family Violence Service - South

AK provides crisis accommodation, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to young women aged 13- 20 years who are experiencing homelessness or who may be at risk of becoming homeless. Short-term supported accommodation of up to six weeks is provided to respond to the needs of young women.AK focus on developing life skills, providing advice and information, advocacy, case management, and referrals to appropriate support services to address a young persons identified needs.AK support the reconnection with immediate family, build relationships with extended family members or where appropriate, support transitioning into long-term Independent accommodation outcomes....


Annie Kenney (AK) Young Women’s Emergency Accommodation

AK provides crisis accommodation, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to young women aged 13- 20 years who are experiencing homelessness or who may be at risk of becoming homeless. Short-term supported accommodation of up to six weeks is provided to respond to the needs of young women.AK focus on developing life skills, providing advice and information, advocacy, case management, and referrals to appropriate support services to address a young persons identified needs.AK support the reconnection with immediate family, build relationships with extended family members or where appropriate, support transitioning into long-term Independent accommodation outcomes....


Choose Life Services

Choose Life Services

CLS provides a free face-to-face counselling service to anyone specifically around the issue of suicide and suicidality. We focus on short-term intervention and support for anyone who is suicidal or who has been affected by the suicide or the suicidality of someone else. We have counsellors available across the state.We also offer general counselling – usually at a cost to the client....


Christians Against Poverty (CAP)

Debt Centre

The services of a Christians Against Poverty (CAP) Debt Centre are for anyone who is struggling with un-manageable debt.CAP can help a client restructure their debts so that the creditors get paid what they are owed and so that the client knows that they won’t be hounded by their creditors. CAP can also provide ongoing support with the client’s budget with CAP’s Money Coaching Course and practical support if needed via our partner churches.In Tasmania CAP Debt Centres are located in Devonport, Launceston and HobartAvailability varies depending on the Debt Centre Manager’s availability. Our HQ in Newcastle will advise when...


City of Hobart

Youth Arts & Recreation Centre (Youth ARC)

The Youth Arts & Recreation Centre at 44 Collins Street, Hobart is a creative, exciting, and safe space for all young people aged 12–25. It’s a great place to meet up with friends; get involved in art, dance, music or recreation workshops; use the facilities; check out an art exhibition or see a music gig. Best of all, most things are free.More information is available on the Youth Arts & Recreation Facebook page, or the Youth Arts & Recreation Centre website.As well as a regularly changing schedule of activities and workshops, the Youth Arts & Recreation Centre is open for...


Colony 47

Colville Place

Colville Place is a new purpose-built facility in Hobart for youth at risk of homelessness between the ages of 12 and 15. Colville Place supports young people to achieve their goals through wrap around services, that work with them to:re-engage with education and vocational trainingre-engage with familydevelop daily living skillsdevelop relationships andconnect with people and supports that can assists them to achieve their goals....


Mara House

Mara House provides 24 hour supported accommodation for up to six young women aged 13-18 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. It can also provide emergency accommodation.Colony 47 offers a place for a young woman to live, while being supported to reconnect with family, education and community and either return home or move into long term suitable accommodation.Young women who stay at Mara House are given the opportunity to develop practical skills such as budgeting, cooking, cleaning, and perhaps most importantly to develop good communication skills....


Parents and Kids Together (PAKT)

Parents and Kids Together works with young people aged 6-12 to increase their engagement with their families and education. The program works in six schools across southern Tasmania and:Strengthens family relationshipsBuilds connections within the group and the school communityDevelops communication and social skillsProvides education about protective behavioursBuilds self esteemDevelops problem solving skills....


Reconnect

Reconnect is a free, early intervention outreach service that reduces youth homelessness by working with young people aged 12-18 to develop the kind of relationships they want to achieve with family, explore education or employment opportunities and engage with their community. Reconnect offers individual support as well as family counselling....


Transition to Work

Transition to Work (TtW) is a place where young Tasmanians aged 15–21 can work on landing a job, entering training or finishing Year 12. TtW is located in Hobart, Glenorchy, Huonville, New Norfolk and Sorell, with outreach to all other areas of Southern Tasmania....


Step Up

Step Up is pilot program to address recurring violent behaviour by young people (aged 12-18) toward a family member or intimate partner. A groupwork component is encouraged for young people who are violent toward the parent/carer, and the parent/carer who is experiencing violence. Young people and parents will receive one on one outreach support throughout their engagement with Step Up. Sessions will:Support young people to learn about and understand violence, power, abuse and respect within the family or an intimate relationship.Focus on responsibility and self-management, choice, change and safety...


Cornerstone Youth Services Inc

headspace - Devonport

headspace provides health services to young people between the ages of 12-25.For young people or family members coming to the service for the first time, our intake service is open from 9am – 4pm on Thursday each week.All headspace services are free.The Devonport centre provides direct assistance with the following:Mental health counselling and therapy across a large range of issues affecting young people; anxiety, low mood, issues with self-esteem, stress, relationship issues, and so onAccess to specialised supports including vocational consultants (advice and options for training, education, and work).headspace Devonport is located at Level 1, 33 – 35 Steele Street,...


headspace - Launceston

headspace provides health services to young people between the ages of 12-25.For young people or family members coming to the service for the first time, our intake service is open from 9.00am to 4.00pm every day of the week except Tuesdays, when intake starts at 12.00pm.All headspace services are free.The Launceston centre provides direct assistance with the following:Mental health counselling and therapy across a large range of issues affecting young people; anxiety, low mood, issues with self-esteem, stress, relationship issues, and so onA bulk-billing GP service five days a week, by appointmentA drop-in Nurse service 5 days a week giving...


Cornerstone Youth Services Inc.

young Aboriginal support program (yAsp)

The young Aboriginal support program (yAsp) is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 12-25 in Northern Tasmania.We provide individual support to help you create goals and achieve them; these goals are completely up to you. They might include staying at school, accessing health services, improving your relationship with family and friends, worries about school or work, or maintaining community and cultural connections.We provide education and information programs in schools on topics that are relevant to young people. These programs might be about belonging, identity, connection to your community or about some of the common issues that young people...


Short-term Psychological Interventions – Burnie

Short-term Psychological Interventions (STPI) is for 12 – 25 year olds who:Have a diagnosable mild, moderate, or in some cases severe, mental illness; and / orHave attempted, or are at risk, of self-harm or suicide where access to another service is not appropriateEvidence based short-term psychological interventions provided by a Mental Health Clinician in collaboration with the young person’s GP. Six sessions are available to the young person initially, with another six available with the GP and Mental Health Clinician reviewing as needed.Community Based Short-term Psychological Interventions is provided at no cost.Referrals are made by the young person’s GP with...


Short-term Psychological Interventions – Devonport

Short-term Psychological Interventions (STPI) is for 12 – 25 year olds who:Have a diagnosable mild, moderate, or in some cases severe, mental illness; and / orHave attempted, or are at risk, of self-harm or suicide where access to another service is not appropriateEvidence based short-term psychological interventions provided by a Mental Health Clinician in collaboration with the young person’s GP. Six sessions are available to the young person initially, with another six available with the GP and Mental Health Clinician reviewing as needed.Community Based Short-term Psychological Interventions is provided at no cost.Referrals are made by the young person’s GP with...


Short-term Psychological Interventions – North (formerly ATAPS)

Short-term Psychological Interventions (STPI) is for 12 – 25 year olds who:Have a diagnosable mild, moderate, or in some cases severe, mental illness; and / orHave attempted, or are at risk, of self-harm or suicide where access to another service is not appropriateEvidence based short-term psychological interventions provided by a Mental Health Clinician in collaboration with the young person’s GP. Six sessions are available to the young person initially, with another six available with the GP and Mental Health Clinician reviewing as needed.Community Based Short-term Psychological Interventions is provided at no cost.Referrals are made by the young person’s GP with...


West Tamar Youth Outreach Service

The West Tamar Youth Outreach Service is for 12 – 25 year olds living in the West Tamar catchment area including students attending:Beaconsfield PrimaryExeter PrimaryTrevallyn PrimaryExeter High SchoolThe West Tamar Youth Outreach Service can support students attending Riverside Primary or Riverside High School, however these students must reside in Legana, Exeter, Beaconsfield or surrounding areas.The West Tamar Program provides:One on one support; via outreach, at school, in the community, or at headspace LauncestonGroup and workshop facilitationSecondary support to families and carersLiaison with schools, service providers and other supportsThe West Tamar Youth Outreach Service is facilitated by a Mental Health Clinician...


Youth Engagement Team (YET) - Burnie

YET is for 12 – 25 year olds who are:Disengaged from one or multiple areas of their lives, including family, services and supports, school, employment, etc.Presenting with, or at risk of, severe and complex mental health issuesThe service is provided in North West Tasmania – delivered from headspace Devonport and Cornerstone Burnie. Outreach is provided– appointments in the home, at school, in the community, with a another service provider, via Skype and by phone.YET aims to provide a service for young people who fall through the gaps between office-based primary care mental health services and tertiary level services, such as...


Youth Engagement Team (YET) - Devonport

YET is for 12 – 25 year olds who are:Disengaged from one or multiple areas of their lives, including family, services and supports, school, employment, etc.Presenting with, or at risk of, severe and complex mental health issuesThe service is available in North West Tasmania – delivered from headspace Devonport and Cornerstone Burnie. Outreach is provided– appointments in the home, at school, in the community, with a another service provider, via Skype and by phone.YET aims to provide a service for young people who fall through the gaps between office-based primary care mental health services and tertiary level services, such as...


Youth Engagement Team (YET) - North

YET is for 12 – 25 year olds who are:Disengaged from one or multiple areas of their lives, including family, services and supports, school, employment, etc.Presenting with, or at risk of, severe and complex mental health issuesThe service is available in Northern Tasmania – delivered from headspace Launceston. Outreach is provided– appointments in the home, at school, in the community, with a another service provider, via Skype and by phone.YET aims to provide a service for young people who fall through the gaps between office-based primary care mental health services and tertiary level services, such as Adult Community Mental Health...


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Deloraine House Inc.

Deloraine House Inc.

Deloraine house provides connecting services to people in need. While we do not have the facilities to personally provide support services, we are the local resource centre for information about services in the area. We also are able to assist with food (short term)....


Department of Communities Tasmania - Family Violence Counselling and Support Service (FVCSS)

Children and Young Persons Program (CHYPP) - South

The Children and Young Persons’ Program (CHYPP) work with children and young people affected by family violence (aka as domestic violence). To be eligible for a service the parent of children and young people must have been in a family violence incident attended by Tasmania Police and have an associated Family Violence Incident number. CHYPP also work with the non-offending parent and carers of children affected by family violence.CHYPP Counsellors provide a range of services and supports to address the impacts of family violence, through child/caregiver sessions, one on one counselling, group programs, support for care givers for parenting after...


Children and Young Persons Program (CHYPP) - North

The Children and Young Persons’ Program (CHYPP) work with children and young people affected by family violence (aka as domestic violence). To be eligible for a service the parent of children and young people must have been in a family violence incident attended by Tasmania Police and have an associated Family Violence Incident number. CHYPP also work with the non-offending parent and carers of children affected by family violence.CHYPP Counsellors provide a range of services and supports to address the impacts of family violence, through child/caregiver sessions, one on one counselling, group programs, support for care givers for parenting after...


Children and Young Persons Program (CHYPP) - North West

The Children and Young Persons’ Program (CHYPP) work with children and young people affected by family violence (aka as domestic violence). To be eligible for a service the parent of children and young people must have been in a family violence incident attended by Tasmania Police and have an associated Family Violence Incident number. CHYPP also work with the non-offending parent and carers of children affected by family violence.CHYPP Counsellors provide a range of services and supports to address the impacts of family violence, through child/caregiver sessions, one on one counselling, group programs, support for care givers for parenting after...


Department of Education

Working Together for 3 Year Olds

WT3 is a Tasmanian Government initiative which is opening up opportunities for eligible three year old children to participate in free, quality early learning. In 2019 WT3 is being piloted with eight service partners across five Tasmanian locations, opening up 50 places in 11 early learning centres.Families can access between 10-15 hours a week of early learning up to 400 hours per year.For the pilot the eligibility criteria is a child born between 2 January 2015 and 31 March 2016:whose parent/primary carer holds a Health Care Card and/oris Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/oris engaged with Child Safety ServicesParents and...


Department of Education - Early Childhood Intervention Service

Early Childhood Intervention Service – Burnie

The Early Childhood Intervention Service (ECIS) is a service provided by the Tasmanian Department of Education.Early intervention services are based on the idea that help for young children with delays or disabilities works best when parents and professionals work together as partners.Early Childhood Intervention Service provide individual services that focus on issues that are important to you. This may include supporting your child’s learning and development through everyday activities and daily life schedules or providing information about other services.Our programs aim to:Strengthen family enjoyment and engagement in positive interactions with their childStrengthen family understanding of their child’s abilities and particular...


Early Childhood Intervention Service – Devonport

The Early Childhood Intervention Service (ECIS) is a service provided by the Tasmanian Department of Education.Early intervention services are based on the idea that help for young children with delays or disabilities works best when parents and professionals work together as partners.Early Childhood Intervention Service provide individual services that focus on issues that are important to you. This may include supporting your child’s learning and development through everyday activities and daily life schedules or providing information about other services.Our programs aim to:Strengthen family enjoyment and engagement in positive interactions with their childStrengthen family understanding of their child’s abilities and particular...


Early Childhood Intervention Service – Hobart

The Early Childhood Intervention Service (ECIS) is a service provided by the Tasmanian Department of Education.Early intervention services are based on the idea that help for young children with delays or disabilities works best when parents and professionals work together as partners.Early Childhood Intervention Service provide individual services that focus on issues that are important to you. This may include supporting your child’s learning and development through everyday activities and daily life schedules or providing information about other services.Our programs aim to:Strengthen family enjoyment and engagement in positive interactions with their childStrengthen family understanding of their child’s abilities and particular...


Early Childhood Intervention Service – Launceston

The Early Childhood Intervention Service (ECIS) is a service provided by the Tasmanian Department of Education.Early intervention services are based on the idea that help for young children with delays or disabilities works best when parents and professionals work together as partners.Early Childhood Intervention Service provide individual services that focus on issues that are important to you. This may include supporting your child’s learning and development through everyday activities and daily life schedules or providing information about other services.Our programs aim to:Strengthen family enjoyment and engagement in positive interactions with their childStrengthen family understanding of their child’s abilities and particular...


Department of Health - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services - North

CAMHS North provides therapeutic interventions to children and young people up to the age of 18 who present with severe and complex mental health disorders .Work is in conjunction with families providing assessment, interventions and management of these disorders.CAMHS provides an office based service Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm with minimal outreach capacity....


Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services - North West

CAMHS NW is a multidisciplinary team which works with young people from birth - 18 years living in the North West Tasmania Region, who have a severe and complex mental illness or disorder in the acute phase of their illness.CAMHS NW provide assessment, treatment, stabilisation, planning and referral to services.Therapy or case management will generally, for high prevalence disorders such as depression or anxiety, be the domain of other services, such as private psychology services.CAMHS will continue to manage complex mental health problems which require a multi-disciplinary approach, such as eating disorders and psychosis.All referrals go through the Mental Health...


Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services - South

CAMHS South has three teams – the Community Team based at Clare Street New Town, a small RHH CAMHS Team based at Mistral Place Hobart and a small Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Team (PIMHT) also based at Mistral Place.CAMHS works closely with families to provide support and specialised treatment to children and young people up to 18 years for a range of mental difficulties such as anxiety disorders; attachment disorders; eating disorders; gender dysphoria issues; major depression and mood disorders; Psychosis; severe emotional trauma and adjustment problems and suicide risk and self-harm. This can involve individual and family therapies;...


Derwent Valley PCYC

Derwent Valley PCYC

The Derwent Valley Police and Citizens Youth Club provides cost effective programs directed at disengaged youth and youth at risk....


Devonport Community House

Devonport Community House

Devonport Community House exists to provide opportunities for the community to participate in a range of educational and social activities aimed at enhancing knowledge, early learning, social inclusion and health and wellbeing. It is a community development centre with a clear social justice orientation that encourages involvement and participation of people in the affairs of their community. Devonport Community House facilitates:Devonport Community GardenThe PlayhouseDevonport Community ShedThe Food ShedOperating Hours are 9.00am – 4.00pm weekdays at 10 Morris Avenue, Devonport. The Playhouse is located cnr Charles & Forbes Sts, Devonport....


DoE - Child and Family Centres

Beaconsfield Child and Family Centre

The aim of the Beaconsfield Child and Family Centre (BCFC) is to improve the health and well-being, education and care of Tasmania’s children (pre-birth to 5 years) by supporting families and improving their access to quality services in the local community.The BCFC is co-located on the grounds of the Beaconsfield Primary School at 33 Grubb Street, Beaconsfield, Tasmania and operates Monday to Friday 9.00am – 3.30pm....


Child and Family Centre Chigwell

Child and Family Centres are places where families with children aged from birth to five years can go to access a range of services. The Child and Family Centre Chigwell aims to support families in a safe place where parents and children can play, access services, meet new friends, enjoy early learning activities such as playgroups.CFC Chigwell is located at 4 Bethune Street Chigwell.Opening hours for family information and support are weekdays 9am-5pm. The Playspace is open 9.00am -3.00pm Monday to Thursday and 9.00am- 1.00pm Friday....


Clarence Plains Child and Family Centre

The Clarence Plains Child and Family Centre aims to improve the health and well-being, education and care of Tasmania’s children (pre-birth to 5 years) by supporting families and improving their access to quality services in the local community....


Helens Child and Family Centre Helens Child and Family Centre

The St Helens Child and Family Centre aims to improve the health and well-being, education and care of Tasmania’s children (pre-birth to 5 years) by supporting families and improving their access to quality services in the local community....


ptunarra Child and Family Centre

ptuanrra Derwent Valley Child and Family Centre (ptunarra CFC) is a place-based early childhood service model for families and children from pregnancy to age 5. The purpose of the CFC is to improve the health and wellbeing, education and care of Tasmania’s children in their early years by supporting parents, strengthening communities and enhancing accessibility to service in the local community.ptunarra CFC connects families with government and non- government services that address a range of needs including; Child Health Nurses, Speech Pathologist, Physiotherapist Occupational Therapist, Psychologist and Early Childhood Intervention Services. Ptunarra offers a number of programs, information and support...


tagari lia Child and Family Centre

The tagari lia Child and Family Centre aims to improve the health and well-being, education and care of Tasmania’s children (pre-birth to 5 years) by supporting families and improving their access to quality services in the local community....


DoE- Child and Family Centres

Burnie Child and Family Centre

The Burnie CHild and Family Centre offers a place-based early childhood service model where families with children from pregnancy to five years can go to access a range of services. It works in partnership with families with the purpose of providing support that improves the health and wellbeing, early learning and care of our very young children. The Burnie CFC aims to improve access to quality services in local communities by providing a single point of contact for children and their families to connect with coordinated, universal, targeted and specialist services....


East Devonport Child and Family Centre

The East Devonport Child and Family Centre provides a raft early childhood services specifically for families with children up to the age of 5 years. With a focus on health and wellbeing from pregnancy to 5 years of age, the CFC offers everything from playgroups and parenting courses, music therapy, CHAPS and antenatal services, access to legal support and counselling to a fortnightly doctor’s surgery.The CFC works collaboratively with community organisations such as Anglicare, Housing Choices, Community House, Salvation Army and Mission Australia. The CFC is not a crisis service but provides support and referral to the most appropriate agency...


Queenstown Child and Family Centre

The aim of the Queenstown Child and Family Centre is to improve the health and well-being, education and care of Tasmania’s children (pre-birth to 5 years) by supporting families and improving their access to quality services in the local community....


Ravenswood Child and Family Centre

The Ravenswood Child and Family Centre is located at 8 Prossers Forest Road, Ravenswood and provides support, educational programs and parenting programs for parents and children. We also have many services which provide outreach to our building such as Child Health and Parenting Services, St Giles Therapy Centre, Early Childhood Intervention Services and the LGH Midwife....


wayraparatee Child and Family Centre

Child and Family Centres (CFCs) are a place-based early childhood service model for families and children from pregnancy to age 5.The purpose of the CFC is to improve the health and wellbeing, education and care of Tasmania’s children in their early years by supporting parents, strengthening communities and enhancing accessibility of services in the local community.We are located at 4879 Huon Highway Geeveston and services are available from 8:30am – 4:30pm weekdays.We provide a range of integrated early years services and programs including:Occupational TherapyPaediatriciansSpeech TherapyCHaPs NursePlaygroupsDads GroupToy libraryCommunity Lunches and more…...


George Town Child and Family Centre

George Town Child and Family Centre is integrated within the George Town Community Hub, alongside Libraries Tasmania and Service Tasmania. The CFC provides educational programs for children 0-5 and their parents and carers living within the George Town municipality.Families can also access Child Health and Parenting Services, Early Childhood Intervention Services, St Giles, Launching into Learning, and Parent and Young Parent Support.The CFC is open Monday-Friday 9:30am to 3:00pm for programs and drop in and play. Child Health and Parenting Service is available until 4:30pm....


Door of Hope

Hope Discovery Playgroup

Hope Discovery Playgroup is for families of preschool aged children. Our friendly staff provide a welcoming environment for families to connect and grow in community. We offer a wide variety of age appropriate experiences for children to engage in, hosting a large indoor and outdoor play space.Located in the Hope Discovery Children’s Centre at Door of Hope.We operate Tuesdays 10.00am to 11.30am.Cost is $3 per child or $5 per family with a pre-paid card now available....


Superheroes Camp

Door of Hope's Superheroes Camp have been running since 2001 and are well known in the community for the difference they make in the lives of children and families from Launceston and surrounding areas. These families are experiencing tough family circumstances with some of the children attending the camp being touched by things such as grief (through the loss of a parent/s), parental alcoholism, drug dependency, long term unemployment and other difficult situations.At our camps each child is allocated a leader who becomes their buddy/mentor. This role while on camp is to serve as their primary caregiver but is sometimes...


Family Movie Days at Door of Hope

Family Movie Days at The Door of Hope are an initiative to aid families with a family friendly activity during the school holidays. Aimed at all ages, this is a great outing for families, groups and individuals.There is a Snack bar available and the movies are free however donations are appreciated. Our onsite Café Selah also offers Family Movie Day specials to enhance the experience.The Family Movies are held in our Main Auditorium. 10.00am start each Wednesday of the school year holidays. Please note Family Movie Days are not held during the Summer holidays....


Hope Discovery All Abilities Playground

The All Abilities Playground is for all children with all abilities.The playground hosts a wide seated spring platform, a pirate ship fort, a raised sandpit, a sound shed and so much more. This inclusive playground offers many engaging shared experiences for all children to partake in.Located at Door of Hope adjacent to the courtyard, the playground is open from 8:30am to 2.00pm weekdays and 12.30pm to 4.00pm Sunday afternoons. It is closed on Saturdays for private bookings.Contact Door of Hope for more information....


Madwheels Youth Program 2018

Madwheels Youth is a ministry of Door of Hope Christian Church with the aim of offering practical lessons in mechanics and providing opportunities for students in work experience and preparation for future employment. Our team of volunteers have Working with Vulnerable People cards (Child Related Activities) and are committed to being positive role models and establishing sound relationships with young people under their care....


Dorset Community House

Dorset Community House

Dorset Community House provides support and information for all members of the community. Supported by the Department of Communities Tasmania, Dorset Community House offers a wide range of services and referral to service providers. Activities and programs include playgroups, craft group, transport service, community garden, visiting service providers, volunteer opportunities, programs for young and old.Dorset Community House is located at 3 Cameron Street Scottsdale. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm....


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Early Support for Parents, Tasmania

Early Support for Parents

Early Support for Parents (ESP) is a volunteer home visiting program supporting parents of children aged up to 18 years in Southern Tasmania.ESP supports families that don’t qualify for more intensive family support with the intention of intervening early in a parent’s time of stress to prevent the need for more intensive support services....


Engender Equality

Engender Counselling

Engender Equality offers face to face, online and phone counselling for any person affected by abuse in an intimate relationship. We operate from Hobart, Launceston, Burnie, Ulverstone and Devonport or we can come to your service for warm referrals and outreach counselling.Engender Counselling is therapeutic, specialised, free and confidential. Clients can attend as many sessions as they need. The service is for people affected by family violence now or in the past. All people are welcome regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, ability, marital or socioeconomic status, cultural, religious or ethnic background. The service is available 9am – 5pm and...


Engender Equality Training

Engender EqualityTraining

Engender Equality is passionate about raising awareness of family violence. Our Training program is relevant to young people and service providers and workplaces. We cover topics such as; 1. Changing community attitudes to prevent family violence, 2. How to work with clients affected by family violence, 3. Working in a family violence framework, including family violence risk assessment, safety planning and trauma-informed care 4. Understanding coercive control and the dynamics of family violence and 5. Psychosocial awareness and prevention for young people.We operate state-wide....


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Families and Children Tasmania

Peak Body for Child and Family Wellbeing

Families and Children Tasmania (FACT) is the key peak body in the state focusing on the wellbeing of families with children in Tasmania, including children and families at risk, and children in out of home care.As a member of the Tasmanian Peaks Network, we represent non-government providers and work closely with the Tasmanian Government on key issues that include out of home care, housing, health, education, safety, justice, transport, employment and social inclusion.FACT can assist you with the identification of appropriate service providers across the state, facilitate introductions, provide advocacy and input to policy development....


Family Planning Tasmania

Relationships and Sexuality Programs for People with Additional Needs

Family Planning Tasmania (FPT) provides specialist relationships, sexuality and sexual health education and support for:People living with a physical, intellectual or developmental disability.Other additional needs that impact on learning, including trauma related conditions.FPT also provides advocacy services, as well as advice and training to families, schools, support workers and health professionals supporting someone with additional needs. This includes:Education covering topics such protective behaviours, private body parts and types of touch.Assessment and intervention strategies for managing challenging social and sexual behaviours.Sexual health knowledge and skills for people living with ASD....


Family Planning Tasmania Clinics (North West)

Family Planning Tasmania (FPT) provides quality, supportive Sexual and Reproductive Health services. Our clinics operate in Burnie, Launceston and Glenorchy and through a number of outreach services. Our service is confidential, non-judgemental, inclusive and youth friendly.Clinic ServicesOffering:Contraceptive ChoicesIUD & Implanon Insertion & RemovalSexual orientation and gender counsellingWomen’s Health IssuesSTI Screening – Including chlamydia & blood testsSexual Health IssuesPeriod problems e.g. pain or irregular bleedingSexual or relationship issuesNon directional pregnancy counselling, testingPregnancy CareProvision of Medication Terminations and referrals for Surgical Terminations....


Family Planning Tasmania Clinics (North)

Family Planning Tasmania (FPT) provides quality, supportive Sexual and Reproductive Health services. Our clinics operate in Burnie, Launceston and Glenorchy and through a number of outreach services. Our service is confidential, non-judgemental, inclusive and youth friendly.Clinic ServicesOffering:Contraceptive ChoicesIUD & Implanon Insertion & RemovalSexual orientation and gender counsellingWomen’s Health IssuesSTI Screening – Including chlamydia & blood testsSexual Health IssuesPeriod problems e.g. pain or irregular bleedingSexual or relationship issuesNon directional pregnancy counselling, testingPregnancy CareProvision of Medication Terminations and referrals for Surgical Terminations....


Family Planning Tasmania Clinics (South)

Family Planning Tasmania (FPT) provides quality, supportive Sexual and Reproductive Health services. Our clinics operate in Burnie, Launceston and Glenorchy and through a number of outreach services. Our service is confidential, non-judgemental, inclusive and youth friendly.Clinic ServicesOffering:Contraceptive ChoicesIUD & Implanon Insertion & RemovalSexual orientation and gender counsellingWomen’s Health IssuesSTI Screening – Including chlamydia & blood testsSexual Health IssuesPeriod problems e.g. pain or irregular bleedingSexual or relationship issuesNon directional pregnancy counselling, testingPregnancy CareProvision of Medication Terminations and referrals for Surgical Terminations....


Family Violence Counselling and Support Service: Adult Program (FVCSS: AP)

Family Violence Counselling and Support Service: Adult Program (FVCSS: AP)

FVCSS Adult Program provides information, counselling and support to victims of family violence. It is part of the Tasmanian Government Safe at Home initiative.FVCSS is a state-wide service.FVCSS works with Tasmania Police and other key agencies, to undertake assessment of risk and safety for adult victims and the children in their care.FVCSS support is free.Assistance is available to anyone who needs support or information because their partner or ex-partner has been violent or abusive to them.FVCSS AP operates from 8.30 am until 5pm 5 days per week, and an extended hours’ service operates from 4 pm until midnight 7 weeknights,...


Fusion Australia

Capstone College Tasmania

Capstone College is a Special Assistance School, specifically aimed at youth who have disengaged from school or for whom traditional schooling does not work. Our students come with mental health issues , high functioning Autism, trauma, and family breakdown. We provide fulltime youth worker support and services to parents and family as appropriate.We are registered for years 9 to 12. We are located in Poatina in the Northern Midlands and provide a daily free bus service from Wesbury, Launceston and surrounding towns....


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Giant Steps Tasmania

Giant Steps Tasmania

Giant Steps Tasmania is a not for profit, independent, registered school and therapeutic centre for children on the Autism Spectrum. It is the only specialised school for individuals with Autism in Tasmania.Our mission is to provide learning opportunities for people living with Autism, so that they can reach their developmental potential, foster authentic connections with others and gain independence.We provide a safe and reassuring environment which allows our students to develop and flourish.Located in Deloraine. Bus service available for students from Launceston and Devonport. Service available during school hours and school terms....


Glenhaven Family Care

Kentish House

Kentish House provides a range of services to at-risk individuals and families including drop-in weekly sessions for parents and children, parent effectiveness training, tailored playgroup sessions and a range of workshops for parents and family members on topics relevant to their lives and their community.The House is open Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 4.00pm and located at 5 Austin Place in Sheffield....


Integrated Family Support Service (IFSS) - North West

IFSS is a voluntary service aimed at reducing the risk to children in vulnerable families by providing support and resources to build family strength, resilience and capacity, and to assist families to achieve their goals and meet their needs.Supports are delivered through home visits, the provision of information & advice, counselling, links to community and other services, supported referral, building family resilience, facilitation of family meetings, skills development, strengthening relationships and education....


Integrated Family Support Service (IFSS) - North

IFSS is a voluntary service aimed at reducing the risk to children in vulnerable families by providing support and resources to build family strength, resilience and capacity, and to assist families to achieve their goals and meet their needs.Supports are delivered through home visits, the provision of information & advice, counselling, links to community and other services, supported referral, building family resilience, facilitation of family meetings, skills development, strengthening relationships and education....


Disability Support Services

Glenhaven’s disability support services provide a safe, caring environment offering a variety of indoor and outdoor recreational and life skills activities.In the North West, the disability day program MAC (My Active Choice) utilises the unique facilities at Camp Clayton, with its beach frontage, rural outlook and natural bush areas.The service is developing and including new activities such as: Beach activities, Music, Arts, Crafts, Team Challenges, Indoor and outdoor sport, Dancing, Hiking, Cooking, Lifeworks, Offsite activites.Glenhaven’s other disability programs include:Short and Long Term AccommodationSupported independent livingLife skills developmentIndependence buildingAccessing community and respite supportIndividual Support including one on one support, assistance with...


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Hobart City Mission

Small Steps (Live-in parenting program)

Small Steps provides a live-in parenting and life skills program for 12 young mums (under 25 years old) and their babies, who lack secure accommodation and/or appropriate support systems. 24/7 onsite care is provided. Each mum can stay for up to two years. Small Steps is located in New Town in a secure location. The program provides access to onsite education including child development, parenting, and nutrition. The program is connected to a group of community services and organisations to help provide a range of tailored and holistic support.Entry to the program includes an application process, and available positions in...


Personal and Family Counselling (Moonah)

Hobart City Mission’s Personal & Family Counselling is a free service, that provides face to face and/or telephone counselling. Appointments can be made for the Hobart or Moonah, five days a week.Personal and Family Counselling provides support to children, adults and families which focuses on empowering consumers to self-manage in southern area communities....


Personal and Family Counselling (Hobart)

Hobart City Mission’s Personal & Family Counselling is a free service, that provides face to face and/or telephone counselling. Appointments can be made for the Hobart or Moonah, five days a week.Personal and Family Counselling provides support to children, adults and families which focuses on empowering consumers to self-manage in southern area communities....


Integrated Family Support Services (IFSS)

Hobart City Mission’s Integrated Family Support Services (IFSS) offers specialist in-home family support and practical parenting assistance to families.IFSS works to improve the safety, wellbeing and health of children from birth to 18 years and their families. IFSS also assists families with unborn children to obtain support, prior to the birth of a child....


Emergency Assistance Moonah

Emergency Assistance provides financial assistance and advice for those experiencing hardship. The service operates on an appointment system, with qualified, paid staff undertaking individual assessments. Staff will assist with the immediate crisis and also refer clients to other relevant services to address underlying issues as required.Emergency Assistance appointments are provided in the Hobart and Moonah offices with bookings available from 8.30am the business day beforehand. Call 6215 4200 at 8.30am to secure an appointment.Immediate assistance can be obtained through food packs at Hobart (Monday-Friday 8.30-5pm) and Moonah (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5.00pm) without an...


Emergency Assistance Hobart

Emergency Assistance provides financial assistance and advice for those experiencing hardship. The service operates on an appointment system, with qualified, paid staff undertaking individual assessments. Staff will assist with the immediate crisis and also refer clients to other relevant services to address underlying issues as required.Emergency Assistance appointments are provided in the Hobart and Moonah offices with bookings available from 8.30am the business day beforehand. Call 6215 4200 at 8.30am to secure an appointment.Immediate assistance can be obtained through food packs at Hobart (Monday-Friday 8.30-5pm) and Moonah (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5.00pm) without an...


DIY Dads (Live-in parenting program)

DIY Dads is a live-in program that provides eight self-contained units for single dads with either full or part time care of their children, who have custody barriers due to a lack of appropriate accommodation.The dads can be any age, and are able to stay at the DIY Dads program for up to two years. Each resident dad is taught skills that can assist them in living independently in the community.In addition to accommodation, the program provides engagement, advocacy and self-guidance to help develop confident and capable single fathers, as well as building confidence in the child. The aim of...


Holyoake Tasmania Inc.

Young Peoples Program

Holyoake’s Young People’s program is for young people aged 5-17 who are experiencing problems with a parents / carers or other family member’s alcohol or drug misuse....


Play Talk

Holyoake’s PlayTalk program is for children six and under, designed to strengthen the child / adult relationship where alcohol or drug misuse has impacted on the child. It explores ways to communicate feelings using art and play.Holyoake programs are available Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm, by appointment only. Holyoake main office is 127 Davey St, Hobart, but many programs are available in outreach locations in Southern Tasmania....


Get Real

Holyoake’s Get Real program is designed for young people who are experiencing difficulties with alcohol or drug misuse or other addictive behaviours, as well as anger, offending, relationships, stress and grief.Holyoake programs are available Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm, by appointment only. Holyoake main office is 127 Davey St, Hobart, but many programs are available in outreach locations in Southern Tasmania....


DRUMBEAT

Holyoake’s DRUMBEAT program is a therapeutic program using rhythm which engages alienated young people or those at risk of problematic health and social outcomes due to low academic performance, high school absenteeism, AOD issues, family conflict, anger or criminal activity. DRUMBEAT is delivered to a number of primary and high schools in southern Tasmania.Holyoake programs are available Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm, by appointment only. Holyoake main office is 127 Davey St, Hobart, but many programs are available in outreach locations in Southern Tasmania....


Housing Connect - Anglicare Tasmania

Housing Connect Front Door Services - Zeehan

Housing Connect Front Door services provide the first point of contact for Tasmanians requiring housing and housing related support. They provide immediate assistance, assessment and referral for people who need help with housing or who are homeless.Front Door staff identify and prioritise peoples’ housing needs and provide information about their housing options and choices. Front Door staff connect eligible Tasmanians to appropriate housing assistance and services, including:Private rental assistanceSocial housingSupported accommodationCrisis and Transitional AccommodationMaterial assistanceAfter-hours assistanceHousing Support services.Front Door services connect people to the service they need. They do not directly house people.People can access the service directly by calling...


Housing Connect Front Door Services - Devonport

Housing Connect Front Door services provide the first point of contact for Tasmanians requiring housing and housing related support. They provide immediate assistance, assessment and referral for people who need help with housing or who are homeless.Front Door staff identify and prioritise peoples’ housing needs and provide information about their housing options and choices. Front Door staff connect eligible Tasmanians to appropriate housing assistance and services, including:Private rental assistanceSocial housingSupported accommodationCrisis and Transitional AccommodationMaterial assistanceAfter-hours assistanceHousing Support services.Front Door services connect people to the service they need. They do not directly house people.People can access the service directly by calling...


Housing Connect Front Door Services - Burnie

Housing Connect Front Door services provide the first point of contact for Tasmanians requiring housing and housing related support. They provide immediate assistance, assessment and referral for people who need help with housing or who are homeless.Front Door staff identify and prioritise peoples’ housing needs and provide information about their housing options and choices. Front Door staff connect eligible Tasmanians to appropriate housing assistance and services, including:Private rental assistanceSocial housingSupported accommodationCrisis and Transitional AccommodationMaterial assistanceAfter-hours assistanceHousing Support services.Front Door services connect people to the service they need. They do not directly house people.People can access the service directly by calling...


Housing Connect - Housing Support Services - Zeehan

Housing Support services provide support to Tasmanians who need more intensive help to access or maintain housing. Sometimes, this might involve connecting people with other specialist services. Housing Support is available for as long as needed, regardless of whether the person moves house.Housing Support services are only accessed via referral from a Housing Connect Front Door service.Housing Support services are provided by six organisations:Anglicare (Statewide)CatholicCare (Statewide)Colony 47 (South)Hobart City Mission (South)Salvation Army (South)Wyndarra Centre (Circular Head)....


Housing Connect - Housing Support Services - Launceston

Housing Support services provide support to Tasmanians who need more intensive help to access or maintain housing. Sometimes, this might involve connecting people with other specialist services. Housing Support is available for as long as needed, regardless of whether the person moves house.Housing Support services are only accessed via referral from a Housing Connect Front Door service.Housing Support services are provided by six organisations:Anglicare (Statewide)CatholicCare (Statewide)Colony 47 (South)Hobart City Mission (South)Salvation Army (South)Wyndarra Centre (Circular Head)....


Housing Connect - Housing Support Services - Devonport

Housing Support services provide support to Tasmanians who need more intensive help to access or maintain housing. Sometimes, this might involve connecting people with other specialist services. Housing Support is available for as long as needed, regardless of whether the person moves house.Housing Support services are only accessed via referral from a Housing Connect Front Door service.Housing Support services are provided by six organisations:Anglicare (Statewide)CatholicCare (Statewide)Colony 47 (South)Hobart City Mission (South)Salvation Army (South)Wyndarra Centre (Circular Head)....


Housing Connect - Housing Support Services - Burnie

Housing Support services provide support to Tasmanians who need more intensive help to access or maintain housing. Sometimes, this might involve connecting people with other specialist services. Housing Support is available for as long as needed, regardless of whether the person moves house.Housing Support services are only accessed via referral from a Housing Connect Front Door service.Housing Support services are provided by six organisations:Anglicare (Statewide)CatholicCare (Statewide)Colony 47 (South)Hobart City Mission (South)Salvation Army (South)Wyndarra Centre (Circular Head)....


Housing Connect - Crisis and Transitional Accommodation Services - Zeehan

Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services provide emergency accommodation to Tasmanians who are in housing crisis (homeless or at high risk of homelessness).Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services can be accessed directly or via referral from a Front Door service.Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services provide short term accommodation, support and assistance to address a person’s immediate needs. They work with Housing Support services to help people find safe, longer term accommodation that suits their needs....


Housing Connect - Crisis and Transitional Accommodation Services - Launceston

Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services provide emergency accommodation to Tasmanians who are in housing crisis (homeless or at high risk of homelessness).Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services can be accessed directly or via referral from a Front Door service.Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services provide short term accommodation, support and assistance to address a person’s immediate needs. They work with Housing Support services to help people find safe, longer term accommodation that suits their needs....


Housing Connect - Crisis and Transitional Accommodation Services - Devonport

Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services provide emergency accommodation to Tasmanians who are in housing crisis (homeless or at high risk of homelessness).Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services can be accessed directly or via referral from a Front Door service.Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services provide short term accommodation, support and assistance to address a person’s immediate needs. They work with Housing Support services to help people find safe, longer term accommodation that suits their needs....


Housing Connect - Crisis and Transitional Accommodation Services - Burnie

Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services provide emergency accommodation to Tasmanians who are in housing crisis (homeless or at high risk of homelessness).Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services can be accessed directly or via referral from a Front Door service.Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services provide short term accommodation, support and assistance to address a person’s immediate needs. They work with Housing Support services to help people find safe, longer term accommodation that suits their needs....


Housing Connect Front Door Services - Launceston

Housing Connect Front Door services provide the first point of contact for Tasmanians requiring housing and housing related support. They provide immediate assistance, assessment and referral for people who need help with housing or who are homeless.Front Door staff identify and prioritise people's housing needs and provide information about their housing options and choices. Front Door staff connect eligible Tasmanians to appropriate housing assistance and services, including:Private rental assistanceSocial housingSupported accommodationCrisis and Transitional AccommodationMaterial assistanceAfter-hours assistanceHousing Support services.Front Door services connect people to the service they need. They do not directly house people.People can access the service directly by calling...


Housing Connect - Colony 47

Housing Connect Front Door Services - Rosny

Housing Connect Front Door services provide the first point of contact for Tasmanians requiring housing and housing related support. They provide immediate assistance, assessment and referral for people who need help with housing or who are homeless.Front Door staff identify and prioritise peoples’ housing needs and provide information about their housing options and choices. Front Door staff connect eligible Tasmanians to appropriate housing assistance and services, including:Private rental assistanceSocial housingSupported accommodationCrisis and Transitional AccommodationMaterial assistanceAfter-hours assistanceHousing Support services.Front Door services connect people to the service they need. They do not directly house people.People can access the service directly by calling...


Housing Connect Front Door Services - Hobart

Housing Connect Front Door services provide the first point of contact for Tasmanians requiring housing and housing related support. They provide immediate assistance, assessment and referral for people who need help with housing or who are homeless.Front Door staff identify and prioritise peoples’ housing needs and provide information about their housing options and choices. Front Door staff connect eligible Tasmanians to appropriate housing assistance and services, including:Private rental assistanceSocial housingSupported accommodationCrisis and Transitional AccommodationMaterial assistanceAfter-hours assistanceHousing Support services.Front Door services connect people to the service they need. They do not directly house people.People can access the service directly by calling...


Housing Connect - Housing Support Services - Rosny

Housing Support services provide support to Tasmanians who need more intensive help to access or maintain housing. Sometimes, this might involve connecting people with other specialist services. Housing Support is available for as long as needed, regardless of whether the person moves house.Housing Support services are only accessed via referral from a Housing Connect Front Door service.Housing Support services are provided by six organisations:Anglicare (Statewide)CatholicCare (Statewide)Colony 47 (South)Hobart City Mission (South)Salvation Army (South)Wyndarra Centre (Circular Head)....


Housing Connect - Housing Support Services - Hobart

Housing Support services provide support to Tasmanians who need more intensive help to access or maintain housing. Sometimes, this might involve connecting people with other specialist services. Housing Support is available for as long as needed, regardless of whether the person moves house.Housing Support services are only accessed via referral from a Housing Connect Front Door service.Housing Support services are provided by six organisations:Anglicare (Statewide)CatholicCare (Statewide)Colony 47 (South)Hobart City Mission (South)Salvation Army (South)Wyndarra Centre (Circular Head)....


Housing Connect - Crisis and Transitional Accommodation Services - Rosny

Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services provide emergency accommodation to Tasmanians who are in housing crisis (homeless or at high risk of homelessness).Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services can be accessed directly or via referral from a Front Door service.Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services provide short term accommodation, support and assistance to address a person’s immediate needs. They work with Housing Support services to help people find safe, longer term accommodation that suits their needs....


Housing Connect - Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services - Hobart

Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services provide emergency accommodation to Tasmanians who are in housing crisis (homeless or at high risk of homelessness).Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services can be accessed directly or via referral from a Front Door service.Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services provide short term accommodation, support and assistance to address a person’s immediate needs. They work with Housing Support services to help people find safe, longer term accommodation that suits their needs....


Housing Connect - Wyndarra Centre

Housing Connect Front Door Services - Smithton

Housing Connect Front Door services provide the first point of contact for Tasmanians requiring housing and housing related support. They provide immediate assistance, assessment and referral for people who need help with housing or who are homeless.Front Door staff identify and prioritise peoples’ housing needs and provide information about their housing options and choices. Front Door staff connect eligible Tasmanians to appropriate housing assistance and services, including:Private rental assistanceSocial housingSupported accommodationCrisis and Transitional AccommodationMaterial assistanceAfter-hours assistanceHousing Support services.Front Door services connect people to the service they need. They do not directly house people.People can access the service directly by calling...


Housing Connect - Housing Support Services - Smithton

Housing Support services provide support to Tasmanians who need more intensive help to access or maintain housing. Sometimes, this might involve connecting people with other specialist services. Housing Support is available for as long as needed, regardless of whether the person moves house.Housing Support services are only accessed via referral from a Housing Connect Front Door service.Housing Support services are provided by six organisations:Anglicare (Statewide)CatholicCare (Statewide)Colony 47 (South)Hobart City Mission (South)Salvation Army (South)Wyndarra Centre (Circular Head)....


Housing Connect - Crisis and Transitional Accommodation Services - Smithton

Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services provide emergency accommodation to Tasmanians who are in housing crisis (homeless or at high risk of homelessness).Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services can be accessed directly or via referral from a Front Door service.Crisis and Transitional Accommodation services provide short term accommodation, support and assistance to address a person’s immediate needs. They work with Housing Support services to help people find safe, longer term accommodation that suits their needs....


Hub4Health

Building Blocks

Hub4Health are a not for profit allied health and community service organisation which has a base at St Helens and an outreach office in St Marys.Hub4Health deliver Building Blocks, a federally funded program under Child and Parenting Support Services.Building Blocks is a mobile early learning and parenting support program for families with children 0-8 years. We work across the Break O’Day, Dorset and Bicheno/Coles Bay communities, providing free placed based sessions in rural and regional areas, such as; supported playgroups, parenting information workshops, referral and support services and occasional child care.Referrals or information can be found on our website; www.hub4health.org.au...


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Impact Communities

Youth Entrepreneurial Services (YES)

YES is for young people aged 15-24 who are seeking employment, and face the risk of unemployment. It is based in Hobart, with outreach capacity.This innovative social enterprise assists young people to create, sell and market their products and services online and through pop-up stores and markets using uniquely designed retail modules.Youth Entrepreneurial Services (YES) is an initiative of Impact Communities which works with community organisations, groups, individuals and families so that young people are equipped and supported to realise their potential and achieve their goals....


Families And Schools Togther (FAST)

Families And Schools Togther (FAST) is funded for families who have children in the 0-12 age group. It is funded by the Salvation Army Communities For Children initiative.FAST is a family-strengthening program working with families and communities. Families partner with a local team, schools and community agencies so that children can grow up to succeed. Success is achieved through strengthening relationships between parents and children; between families; and with families, schools, and other community agencies.FAST is funded for the Brighton and Derwent Valley municipalities until June 2020. By contacting Impact Communities we can explore the possibility of running FAST in...


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Karinya Young Women’s Service

Karinya Young Women’s Service – Crisis Accommodation

Karinya provides short term crisis accommodation to young women aged 13 to 20 years; there is a worker on duty 24/7, 365 days of the year. The main house provides accommodation for up to 6 young women and we also have a separate onsite unit for extended crisis stays. We support clients to find longer term stable accommodation by referring them to other services. We work with transitional support services in the region to deliver a cooperative case management approach for individual clients. We also provide referrals to service providers of education, mental health, sexual assault, pregnancy, legal issues, violence,...


Karinya Young Mums’n’Bubs Program (KYM)

Karinya Young Mums’n’Bubs program (KYM) provides intensive case management and accommodation to young pregnant women, young mums and dads in Launceston, Tasmania aged between 15 and 19 years of age.Priority will be given to those who have limited family support and are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The young people who are referred will undergo an initial assessment to assess their eligibility for the program. This assessment will be based on age, circumstance and support needs.Once a young person is accepted into the program a case plan will be developed in conjunction with a case manager to determine support...


Kennerley Children's Homes

Family Based Foster Care Program

Kennerley provides a Family Based Foster Carer Program for Children aged between birth and 18 years whom have entered the statutory system in Southern Tasmania. Trained and approved carers provide a loving home for children and young people who are unable to remain safely within their family of origin. The program is operated by a team of therapeutic coordinators and psychologists who provide case management, therapeutic interventions, carer supervision and support. Children can remain within the program for various lengths of time depending on their family circumstances.Service is available between 8.30am to 4.30pm weekdays, with an after-hours contact number for...


Kennerley Children's Homes Inc

Community Respite Program

Kennerley Children’s Homes provide respite care for parents and primary care givers in times of difficulty. Parents can access up to 28 nights of care per year.The service also provides emergency care for children during a family crisis. The program matches children with Kennerley foster carers.Emergency care is available 24/7 depending on availability and can be accessed by calling the office during working hours or the on-call duty number for emergencies....


Kennerly Children's Homes Inc

Moving On Program

The Moving On program is designed to enable young people who have been in alternative care, particularly those without supportive family or peers, to make the transition from care to independent living. The program provides accommodation for young people, where they can develop their living skills and knowledge in a safe and supportive environment. The program is seen as an early intervention with the longer-term objectives of preventing homelessness, unemployment, crime, mental illness, abuse, and social disadvantage. The target group of the program is young people aged 15 to 25 years who have been in care or in the latter...


Kin Raising Kids in Tasmania Inc.

Kin Raising Kids Tasmania Inc.

For all kinship carers in Tasmania.KRK (Tas) will work to have its vision realised by:Establishing a kinship care network across Tasmania Representing the collective views of kinship carers, including grandparent kinship carers, to decision makers Raising public awareness of the pressures and advantages of kinship carReferring kinship carers to a range of services relevant to their needsPlus, advocate for informal kinship carers within the State. Located on the NW Coast in Gawler, Tasmania. 7315 Service is available 8.30-5.00 weekdays, with an after-hours contact number for urgent referrals....


Kingston Neighbourhood House

Kingston Neighbourhood House

Kingston Neighbourhood House is the welcoming and caring heart of our community. Our goal is to build community, support people and families and enhance participation choices.Kingston Neighbourhood House provides support to individuals and families and we are linked to local communities at a grassroot level. We provide a place for people to go and feel part of a community, a place where people are welcomed and a place where people can learn new skills, be a part of a group, meet new friends, volunteer, and give back to their community.Kingston Neighbourhood House runs Occasional Care and Playgroup through our Child...


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Launceston Benevolent Society

Emergency Welfare Assistance

Launceston Benevolent Society is able to provide food parcels, food vouchers when available, nappies, clothes, bedding, furniture, ladies hygiene items and can assist with utility accounts.The service located at 5 Innocent Street, Kings Meadows 7249The society is open Monday to Friday 9.00am to 12.00noon by appointment only....


Launceston City Mission

Mish Youth Service

The Mish Youth Service is the hub for youth and young adult services at City Mission. The Mish assists young people who may be withdrawn or disengaging socially, or with education or employment between the ages of 13-25.It’s our mission to provide programs that connect young people in community, offer unconventional learning experiences and increase potential for the workforce. We seek to empower young people with hope for the future.The centre provides a number of programs aimed at assisting youth across a number of life domains including:Health and wellbeingFamily connectednessRecidivismEmployment, education and trainingIndependent livingSubstance use...


Inside Out for Kids

Inside Out 4 Kids is a peer support, harm prevention program providing a positive and healthy path toward healing for young people grieving a loss or life-altering transition in their lives.City Mission conducts this program in local schools with the aim of assisting participants through their grief process. For example, this might include a family breakdown or the death of someone close to them.Participants meet weekly in small support groups with a trained facilitator.In this safe, confidential and loving environment, participants can talk, share, cry, listen and participate in activities and games while learning strategies to deal with their grief.Participants...


Launceston Women’s Shelter Inc. Trading as Magnolia Place LWS

Specialist Homelessness Service – Short-term Supported Crisis Accommodation

Magnolia Place LWS is funded by the Crown through the Department of Communities as a supported short-term crisis accommodation service for women alone and women with accompanying children who are experiencing homelessness. We are known as a type 3 service under the Tasmanian Governments Housing Connect system. We provide support while clients are in the shelter, assessment of needs, advocacy, and referral to various support services as identified by clients in the service.Magnolia Place provides accommodation to women of all ages with children and from 20 years of age if single. The shelter is situated in Launceston but we accept...


Laurel House

Laurel House (North)

Laurel House provides free services to women, men and children who have been impacted by sexual assault. This includes face-to-face and phone counselling, 24/7 crisis response and support through the forensic medical and legal processes. Laurel House also offers community education, training and debriefing to professionals working with victim/survivors of sexual assault....


Laurel House (North West)

Laurel House provides free services to women, men and children who have been impacted by sexual assault. This includes face-to-face and phone counselling, 24/7 crisis response and support through the forensic medical and legal processes. Laurel House also offers community education, training and debriefing to professionals working with victim/survivors of sexual assault....


Life Without Barriers

#iConnect Burnie

Our Mental Health program aims to provide community-based and flexible support for children and young people with (or at risk of) severe mental illness, mental health issues, or functional support needs, alongside their families or caregivers.Our multi-disciplinary team works across all of Tasmania. We aim to support young people aged 12-18 to take steps to improve their mental, physical and social wellbeing and improve functioning through one-on-one therapeutic work, as well as case management support in an outreach capacity. We also work very closely with the young person’s family and any other support networks.At this point in time, the #iConnect...


#iConnect Hobart

Our Mental Health program aims to provide community-based and flexible support for children and young people with (or at risk of) severe mental illness, mental health issues, or functional support needs, alongside their families or caregivers.Our multi-disciplinary team works across all of Tasmania. We aim to support young people aged 12-18 to take steps to improve their mental, physical and social wellbeing and improve functioning through one-on-one therapeutic work, as well as case management support in an outreach capacity. We also work very closely with then young person’s family and any other support networks.At this point in time, the #iConnect...


#iConnect Launceston

Our Mental Health program aims to provide community-based and flexible support for children and young people with (or at risk of) severe mental illness, mental health issues, or functional support needs, alongside their families or caregivers.Our multi-disciplinary team works across all of Tasmania. We aim to support young people aged 12-18 to take steps to improve their mental, physical and social wellbeing and improve functioning through one-on-one therapeutic work, as well as case management support in an outreach capacity. We also work very closely with then young person’s family and any other support networks.At this point in time, the #iConnect...


#synergy

Our Mental Health program aims to provide community-based and flexible support for children and young people with (or at risk of) severe mental illness, mental health issues, or functional support needs, alongside their families or caregivers.Synergy means when people work together, they can do more than anyone can achieve alone. This is what #synergy youth mental health at Life Without Barriers is all about. Our multi-disciplinary clinical team works across all of Southern Tasmania. We aim to support young people aged 12-25 to take steps to improve their mental, physical and social wellbeing and improve functioning. We do this through...


Disability Program (South)

At Life Without Barriers, we offer individualised services that are about your choice, flexibility and control. We believe that you should play the biggest role in designing your supports, that’s why we put you at the centre of decision-making to achieve the life you dream of.We know it’s important for your needs to be met with the right supports, at the right time. That’s why our experienced teams tailor your NDIS supports around you, to help you live the life you want. We design your support with you to maximise your potential and ensure you have a range of opportunities...


Education Liaison and Mediation Services, (North/North-West)

This is a free support service for schools and families in conjunction with the Department of Education.This program supports learning and educational development opportunities for children and young people with disability and/or complex needs and builds positive relationships between the child or young person’s family and school.Education Officers can provide support for schools and families of students with disability and/or complex needs in opening up lines of communication, liaising with affected parties, negotiating timetables, exploring alternative programs and supporting staff. Referrals can come from schools, CAMHS, families, advocacy groups, Department of Education support staff and other agencies....


Out Of Home Care

Foster Care is needed when children in our community, aged 0-18 years, are unable to live with their own family and need another family or person to live with and care for them. These people are known as Foster Carers.Life Without Barriers works with Foster Carers to provide a safe and stable home life to children in care on a short or long-term basis. Foster Carers work in partnership with caseworkers, specialised support staff within Life Without Barriers, as well as the child or young person and where possible, the child’s family....


Education Liaison and Mediation Services, (South)

This is a free support service for schools and families in conjunction with the Department of Education.This program supports the learning and educational development opportunities for children and young people with disability and/or complex needs and builds positive relationships between the child or young person’s family and school.Education Officers can provide support for schools and families of students with disability and/or complex needs in opening up lines of communication, liaising with affected parties, negotiating timetables, exploring alternative programs and supporting staff. Referrals can come from schools, CAMHS, families, advocacy groups, Department of Education support staff and other agencies....


#MyLaunchPad

#MyLaunchPad is a 24/7 therapeutic rostered care model that provides safe, stable, calm homes for children and young people in Out of Home Care. A focus on pathways to sustainable, planned and supported transitions to longer term options. The critical point of difference with the #MyLaunchPad model is a very clear exclusionary criteria which prevents unrelated children from being placed together. This key point of difference provides greater stability and improved ability to personalise the placements. The capacity to tailor placements in this way enables greater responsiveness to individual needs and increased ability to support transitions to sustainable longer term...


Intensive Family Engagement Service

IFES are specialised services that focus on improving family functioning and skills and is intensive in nature (up to 15 – 20 hours per week for approximately 12 – 16 weeks). IFES are able to provide after-hours service to support families at key stress times, The services are flexible, and tailored toward resolving the specific needs of the family. Families will be involved in designing and reviewing the package, so they will have a clear, shared understanding of what issues need to be addressed, and how they will be supported to do so....


Mentoring & Personalised Support Services (MAPSS Program)

The MAPSS Program works with young people and family’s using an individualised approach. We identify needs by collaborating with the young person/family, our mentoring services team, and other relevant stakeholders. We then match the young person with our experienced and ‘youth friendly’ mentors (the length of time and the hours per week vary with each case).Our mentors provide ‘one on one’ support, helping the young person; re-engage with study, assistance in accessing services, life skills development, community engagement, social skills development, cognitive skills development to better manage anxieties, anger and behavioural issues, readiness for work and engagement in employment....


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Migrant Resource Centre

Multicultural Youth Tasmania (MYT)

Multicultural Youth Tasmania (MYT) is a program of Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC Tas). MYT provides targeted services and projects to support young people aged up to 25 years from multicultural backgrounds to reach their full potential and thrive as active citizens of the Tasmanian community. MYT runs numerous specialist programs that provide an opportunity for young men and women from migrant and refugee backgrounds to develop a strong sense of belonging and resilience during settlement and beyond. MYT provides case management, training, workshops and recreation activities.Where: MRC TAS, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street, Glenorchy.MYT Drop In: Wednesday 3pm-5:30pm....


Transformers – Early Intervention Project

Providing counselling support for children and young people from refugee backgrounds as well as support for schools, child care centres and other organisations working with young people.Support can be one on one therapeutic counselling or group work.The program is located:SouthLevel 2 KGV Sports and Community Centre, GlenorchyNorth27 Paterson Street, LauncestonThe program is also delivered via outreach (in schools or other locations), and is determined in consultation with the client.The program operates 9am -5pm Monday to Friday....


Migrants Information Referral Service (MIRS)

The Migrant Information and Referral Service (MIRS) supports temporary or permanent new migrants to establish themselves in Tasmania. The referrals service provides information and referrals to assist with initial issues new migrants may have such as: finding a place to live, getting connected – utilities, phone and internet, learning English, enrolling your child in day-care or a school, finding a family doctor, exchanging money and shopping, obtaining your driver’s licence, using public transport, looking for work, study options, social connection and any other questions they may have....


Settlement Engagement and Transition Support (SETS)

The Settlement Engagement and Transition Support (SETS) program provides support for humanitarian entrants and other eligible migrants in their first five years of life in Australia, with a focus on fostering social and economic participation, personal well-being, independence and community connectedness. Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC TAS) is the SETS provider for Southern Tasmania. The MRC TAS SETS program provide case management, employment support, support to obtain a license, family assistance and referrals to newly arrived individuals and families settling in Tasmania....


Migrant Resource Centre (North)

Youth Advisory Network (YAN)

YAN is a group of multicultural young people who represent other young people in the community in and around Launceston.There are nine YAN members representing multicultural young people from Burma, Afghanistan, Sierra Leone, Sudan and Bhutan.YAN members may also be members of MYAN.YAN members select and plan various youth activities during the year. They also consult widely with members of the community....


Tutoring Program

Service for high school and college students wishing to access a tutor. Tutors are volunteers The sessions are Wednesdays and Thursdays 3.30pm – 5pm during school terms.The sessions are held at MRCN offices at 95 Cameron Street, Launceston.Tutors available for all subjects including maths and science....


Migrant Resource Centre (Northern Tasmania) Inc.

Multicultural Playgroup

MRCN offers a weekly playgroup with family focused activities to culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) families and the local community. A primary aim of the playgroup is to engage CALD families with children aged 0 – 5 years and to provide a range of supports for parents and carers.The playgroup actively welcomes all families. The program has been operating since 2007 and is funded by the Communities for Children Initiative. The Playgroup has been well attended with over 60 families from Nepal, Eritrea, China, Bhutan, Sudan, Burma and Afghanistan. The playgroup facilitator assists with referrals to other support services including...


YOU’RE WELCOME

An employment initiative specifically for multicultural jobseekers. The You’re Welcome program offers a pathway to employment in the hospitality industry. Jobseekers can apply for a 13 week course, a collaboration between MRCN, TasTAFE and numerous hospitality businesses....


THRIVE

THRIVE is a program for multicultural parents and their children in Launceston. It consists of a homework support group once a week at Mowbray, tutoring for secondary school students twice per week plus activities and events to increase inclusiveness in the community....


Migrant Resource Centre / Phoenix Centre

CALD Community Connections - Suicide Prevention Program

CALD Community Connections Suicide Prevention program delivers workshops, information and activities which aim to reduce stigma associated with Mental illness, to reduce suicide risk and increase the capacity to respond to these concerns.The program targets anyone from a cultural and linguistically diverse (CALD) background and any organisation that provides services for people from a CALD backgrounds.Service is available from: 9:00am - 5:00pm Monday to Friday....


Mission Australia

Fantastic Families Program – Communities for Children

The Fantastic Families Program provides parenting workshops, therapeutic activities and supports to meet the needs of young families with children 0-12 to help foster positive parenting skills and relationships....


Youth Beat

Youth Beat connects with vulnerable young people in “their territory” across Southern Tasmania. We offer a wide range of services/support to young people, identifying/addressing anti-social behaviour, drug/alcohol misuse/abuse, referral and intervention for young people in crisis and assistance with accessing additional services and social support networks. We foster strong relationships with police, community groups and local support services. Youth Beat offers interactive activities based on our clients' needs and interests....


Young Parents Program – Communities for Children Program

The Young Parent Program provides long term outreach support to the young parents in the Burnie community to enhance engagement with young parents and children in activities that strengthen their relationships and connection to their community. Services include emotional support, information and advice, identifying and addressing needs, advocacy and service coordination. Service is available 9:00am to 5:00pm weekdays....


Targeted Youth Support Service (TYSS)

Targeted Youth Support Service (TYSS) is a strengths based program that supports young people to identify and achieve their goals. TYSS supports young people aged 10-18 who are identified as having significant and/or multiple risk factors, are at risk of homelessness, and without intervention, could result in child protection involvement or escalation into the youth justice system.The purpose of TYSS is to support young people in achieving the following:Improved developmental outcomesHealthier Wellbeing and safetyDecreased offending and/ or reoffendingReduced individual and family risk factors and/ or reduced impact of risk factors coupled with increased protective factorsFewer notifications/re-notifications to child protection servicesIncreased...


Personal Helpers and Mentors Program (PHaMs)

Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMs) is an outreach program which aims to provide increased opportunities for recovery for people aged 16 years and over whose lives are affected by mental illness. The program supports people to overcome social isolation and increase their connections to community. People are supported through a recovery focused and strengths based approach that recognises recovery as a personal journey driven by the participant.The program covers the Burnie Central Coast, Devonport and Kentish.Service is available weekdays 9.00am – 5.00pm....


Parents Staying Connected

Parents Staying Connected (PSC) is a group program for parents offering play and learn sessions with their children (under 5) and a parents-only session for parents with school age children under 12. Both groups are designed to create connections; to their children, other parents and the community by increasing the self-confidence and overall wellbeing of parents and children in a fun and inclusive way.The “Play and Learn” session is on Mondays between 10.30am and 12.30pm and the parents-only “Hanging at the House” session is on Thursdays between 12.30pm and 2.30pm, both sessions are held at Chigwell House, a quaint 1860...


Integrated Family Support Service (IFSS) - South East

Mission Australia Integrated Family Support Service (IFSS) is a voluntary service focused on increasing the well-being and safety of children, young people and families by providing support and resources to build family strengths, resilience and capacity. IFSS provides early intervention for children and families at risk. The aim is to support a family around identifying, resolving and addressing issues in order to prevent any further involvement with Child Safety or the family....


Integrated Family Support Service (IFSS) - North West

IFSS provides support within a managed case plan to families at risk; to promote the safety, stability and wellbeing of vulnerable children, young people and their families. IFSS provides outreach support to reduce risk by empowering safe, resilient and stable families through positive change. Service is available 9:00am-5:00pm weekdays covering the North West Coast....


Grandparents and Relatives Raising Children (GRRC) - South East

Provide support to grandparents and other relatives who have assumed the role of primary carers of their grandchildren or related children. It is intended that the program will target grandparents/relative carers who have recently assumed the primary care of their grandchildren/related children. Assistance with Centrelink, Child Safety, support groups and brokerage.Open Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm....


Getting Connected – Communities for Children Program

Getting Connected provides outreach support to children (aged 5-12 years) and families at risk of disengaging with school in the Burnie community. Getting Connected aims to enhance engagement with parents and children in activities that strengthen their relationships and connection to their community. Service is available 9:00am to 5:00pm weekdays covering Havenview and Montello Primary Schools....


Family Support for Grandparents and Relatives Raising Children (FSGRRC) North West

FSGRRC supports grandparents and relative carers who have recently assumed the care of a related child under the age of 18 years.FSGRRC provides outreach support for families to access initial financial and emotional support and links to existing services in the community. The program also offers group and information sessions on an ongoing basis. Grandparents and relative carers can also access group activities without being a current client of the program. FSGRRC covers the North West Coast supporting families for up to six months if necessary....


Mission Australia (in partnership with Baptcare)

Integrated Family Support Service South West

Integrated Family Support is a voluntary service focussed on increasing the wellbeing and safety of children, youth and families by providing support and resources to build family strengths, resilience and capacity.IFSS can:Identify and develop specific goals that supports IFSS provision of case managementFacilitate referrals to appropriate services and support engagementProvide early intervention strategies for familiesWork with a flexible approach and offer outreach support to meet families’ needsSupport development of parenting, communication and other skillsProvide advocacy if/when neededMission Australia IFSS South West is located at Chigwell House, 2b Myella Drive, Berriedale and operates between 9.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday....


Mission Australia, in partnership with Anglicare Tas and Community Housing Limited

Trinity Hill (Training Co-ordinator)

The Training Co-ordinator maximises tenants engagement in employment, education and training by individually supporting tenants with vocational and/or employment goals. The service creates links with a wide network to address tenants vocational barriers to employment and education....


My Pathway

Disability Employment Services – Launceston

My Pathway focuses on connecting clients to the support they need to reach their goals.We take time to understand what’s important to the client - their aspirations, passion and motivation.With over 25 years experience My Pathway deliver personalised employment solutions to support people with differing abilities, injury or health conditions into sustainable work.Our offices are located in Launceston and Hobart with home visits available in certain circumstances....


Disability Employment Services – Hobart

My Pathway focuses on connecting clients to the support they need to reach their goals.We take time to understand what’s important to the client - their aspirations, passion and motivation.With over 25 years experience My Pathway deliver personalised employment solutions to support people with differing abilities, injury or health conditions into sustainable work.Our offices are located in Launceston and Hobart with home visits available in certain circumstances....


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National Joblink

Transition to Work – Launceston

National Joblink runs a Transition to Work (TTW) Program on behave of the Australian Government's Youth Employment Strategy.The Transition to Work service provides intensive, pre-employment support to improve the work-readiness of young people aged 15-21 years and help them into work (including apprenticeships and traineeships) or education.National Job Link is experienced in working with young people who may face greater barriers to entering the workforce. The Transition to Work program will be delivered through individually tailored services to provide assistance with vocational skills development, job skills and interview preparation and career advice....


Transition to Work – Devonport

National Joblink runs a Transition to Work (TTW) Program on behave of the Australian Government's Youth Employment Strategy.The Transition to Work service provides intensive, pre-employment support to improve the work-readiness of young people aged 15-21 years and help them into work (including apprenticeships and traineeships) or education.National Job Link is experienced in working with young people who may face greater barriers to entering the workforce. The Transition to Work program will be delivered through individually tailored services to provide assistance with vocational skills development, job skills and interview preparation and career advice....


Transition to Work – Burnie

National Joblink runs a Transition to Work (TTW) Program on behave of the Australian Government's Youth Employment Strategy.The Transition to Work service provides intensive, pre-employment support to improve the work-readiness of young people aged 15-21 years and help them into work (including apprenticeships and traineeships) or education.National Job Link is experienced in working with young people who may face greater barriers to entering the workforce. The Transition to Work program will be delivered through individually tailored services to provide assistance with vocational skills development, job skills and interview preparation and career advice....


New Mornings

Student Mentoring Program

New Mornings provides one on one mentoring to at risk students by trained adults. Students are referred by their school in Ulverstone and Burnie. Mentoring generally occurs during school hours at the school....


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Onesimus Foundation, Risdon Vale and Door of Hope Christian Church, Launceston

Risdon Prison Video Visits

Video visits via video link are available to approved visitors of prisoners living in the Launceston area....


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Pathways Tasmania Inc

Velocity Transformations

Velocity Transformations is a residential rehabilitation program for men and women focusing on helping people recover from addiction and other life debilitating issues. The program does not allow care givers to be accompanied with children not participating in the program. The program is a 12 month program and targets specific needs by introducing group sessions and practical teaching on issues such as: conflict resolution, communication skills, identity and self worth, life skills, literacy and numeracy skills, workplace ethics, discipline and boundary setting. The program does not cater for clients who require accomodation along with their children. The program houses residents...


Launch Youth

Tasmania’s only transitional (long-term) shelter for male youth (13-22 yrs) who are homeless and often troubled by mental health issues. Launch also caters for clients who need youth detention alternatives. Launch operates one 6-bed “high care” shelter at 10a Wellesley Street, South Hobart 7004 where all residents initially stay with 24/7 supervision, plus two 2-bed “independent living” (nearby in South Hobart) units for qualified existing residents (aged 18 – 22) who are ready for transition to semi-independent living.Launch was formerly known as Youth Accommodation Services Tasmania Inc, or “YASTAS”, and has been operating in Hobart for over 30 years.Launch Youth...


Phoenix Centre

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania

The Phoenix centre is a therapeutic counselling service for adults and children from any country who have fled persecution, torture and war-related trauma to find safety in Australia. The Phoenix Centre offers:Individual, culturally appropriate counselling and advocacy to assist in the recovery from trauma and torture. Therapeutic group work counselling is also made available, based on identified client need.Education and training for mainstream service providers on how to work effectively with people from a culturally diverse background who have experienced trauma and/or torture.Community Development activities to support new, emerging and established communities to improve their mental health and wellbeing, as...


Positive Solutions

Positive Solutions - Mediation, Counselling and Employee Assistance Program - South

Positive Solutions is a Tasmanian not-for-profit Organisation that has been helping Tasmanians since 1991. Our offices are ‘safe spaces’ that welcome everyone in our community.Family services we provide are funded or partially funded by the Commonwealth Government under the Attorney General’s Department and/or the Department of Social Services.We offer Mediation, Counselling and Employee Assistance Program Services to individuals, families and workplaces across Tasmania.Family mediationFamily mediation for parenting and/or property issuesChild inclusive mediationChild focused mediationWhole-of-family mediationWorkplace mediation and facilitationCommunity mediationCounsellingRelationship and family counsellingIndividual counsellingCounselling for separating families and couplesStep-family counselling and supportEmployee assistance counselling and supportEmployee Assistance Services we offer includeEmployee...


Positive Solutions - Mediation, Counselling and Employee Assistance Program - North

Positive Solutions is a Tasmanian not-for-profit Organisation that has been helping Tasmanians since 1991. Our offices are ‘safe spaces’ that welcome everyone in our community.Family services we provide are funded or partially funded by the Commonwealth Government under the Attorney General’s Department and/or the Department of Social Services.We offer Mediation, Counselling and Employee Assistance Program Services to individuals, families and workplaces across Tasmania.Family mediationFamily mediation for parenting and/or property issuesChild inclusive mediationChild focused mediationWhole-of-family mediationWorkplace mediation and facilitationCommunity mediationCounsellingRelationship and family counsellingIndividual counsellingCounselling for separating families and couplesStep-family counselling and supportEmployee assistance counselling and supportEmployee Assistance Services we offer includeEmployee...


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Queenstown Police and Citizens Youth Club

Kids Club / Boxing

Queenstown PCYC provides sport and recreation programs to the Children and Youth of West Coast Communities. Primarily based at Queenstown we run regular weekly kids club programs for children aged 3-12 as well as boxing training for children and adults. We also have other programs running when available. The Queenstown PCYC also services other West Coast towns with our MAC (Mobile Activity Centre) trailer which is fully equipped with sporting equipment and a BBQ....


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Relationships Australia

Relationship Counselling

For couples, individuals and families who are seeking improved relationships, or resolution of relationship difficulties. Our counsellors can also assist children with post-separation, step-parenting and other relationship issues on a one-on-one basis or together with siblings....


Reconnect Program - North

Reconnect is a free confidential service for young people aged 12 to 18 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The service focuses on improving the level of engagement of young people in family, work, education, training and their community....


Partners in Recovery (PIR)

Assisting people who have complex mental health needs to access appropriate services and supports and to ensure that services and care plans are coordinated, tailored and responsive to the needs of the client....


Relationships Australia Tasmania

Supporting Children After Separation (SCAS)

The Supporting Children After Separation (SCAS) program provides a safe space for children to express, explore and understand their thoughts and feelings about their parent’s separation. SCAS:is for children aged 5–18 years oldis individualised to the child’s circumstances and needsassists children to adjust and cope with their parents’ separationhelps children with the changes and challenges associated with separationfacilitates children in feeling confident to participate in decisions impacting on them in relation to the separation of their parentsprovides helpful strategies to manage emotions and distress....


Parenting Separately - Launceston

Parenting Separately (Parenting Orders Program) supports separated parents to reduce conflict and improve levels of communication and cooperation over their children's needs. Services provided Include Individual sessions for parents, education specific to the needs of separated parents and referral to other services as needed.Parenting separately is available 9.00am to 3.00pm weekdays....


Parenting Separately - Hobart

Parenting Separately (Parenting Orders Program) supports separated parents to reduce conflict and improve levels of communication and cooperation over their children's needs. Services provided include individual sessions for parents, education specific to the needs of separated parents and referral to other services as needed.Parenting separately is available 9.00am to 5.00pm weekdays....


Gamblers Help

Counselling for those who are experiencing problems with gambling. The service is also available for family and friends who are directly affected by this problem even though the person who is gambling excessively may not want to seek help. Group sessions are also available. Community education is available in Launceston and surrounding areas....


Family Relationship Centre - Launceston

The Family Relationship Centre provides information and referrals for families at any stage of their relationships, as well as individual and joint Family Dispute Resolution sessions for separating or separated families. Services include: provision of information, support and referrals for families, education and child focused sessions, child inclusive process, provision of family dispute resolution (mediation), drafting of parenting plans and issuing s60I certificates under the Family Law Act.The Centre is open 9.00am to 5.00pm weekdays....


Family Relationship Centre - Hobart

The Family Relationship Centre provides information and referrals for families at any stage of their relationships, as well as individual and joint Family Dispute Resolution sessions for separating or separated families. Services include: provision of information, support and referrals for families, education and child focused sessions, child inclusive process, provision of family dispute resolution (mediation), drafting of parenting plans and issuing s60I certificates under the Family Law Act.The Centre is open 9.00am-5.00pm weekdays and 9.00am-7.00pm on Tuesdays....


Community Based Mental Health Care Services

Community Based Mental Health Care Services provides short-term psychological interventions and support to improve mental health outcomes. The service is free for people referred by their doctor and is available to children, young people and adults. The service is offered in Hobart and outreach locations....


Children’s Contact Service – Launceston

The Children’s Contact Service assists with providing safe and positive contact arrangements for children to spend time with their parent or other significant person after family separation.The Children's Contact Service makes it possible for contact arrangements to take place with a minimum of stress both for children and their parents. It can also help with establishing or building a relationship between a child and parent when there has been a period of limited or no contact.Children’s Contact Service case managers are available 9.00am to 5.00pm weekdays and services are available Wednesday & Friday afternoons, Saturdays and Sunday afternoons....


Children’s Contact Service – Hobart

The Children’s Contact Service assists with providing safe and positive contact arrangements for children to spend time with their parent or other significant person after family separation.The Children's Contact Service makes it possible for contact arrangements to take place with a minimum of stress both for children and their parents. It can also help with establishing or building a relationship between a child and parent when there has been a period of limited or no contact.Children’s Contact Service case managers are available 9.00am to 5.00pm weekdays and services are available Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday....


Children’s Contact Service – Devonport

The Children’s Contact Service assists with providing safe and positive contact arrangements for children to spend time with their parent or other significant person after family separation.The Children's Contact Service makes it possible for contact arrangements to take place with a minimum of stress both for children and their parents. It can also help with establishing or building a relationship between a child and parent when there has been a period of limited or no contact.Children’s Contact Service case managers are available 9.00am to 5.00pm weekdays and services are available Friday afternoons, Saturdays and Sunday afternoons....


Rural Health Tasmania

HIPPY (Home Interaction Program for Parents and Children) - West Coast

HIPPY is a free two-year, home-based early childhood learning and parenting program that empowers parents and carers as their child’s first teacher. Parents learn how to support their child’s learning and development and get them ready for school. The program spans the year before and the year of kindergarten. Both parents and children build confidence and have fun together doing educational activities. Trained HIPPY tutors meet with parents and provide activity packs and story books along with support. HIPPY also strengthens family’s links to the community and offers training and learning opportunities for parents.The program starts in March and runs...


HIPPY (Home Interaction Program for Parents and Children) - Smithton

HIPPY is a free two-year, home-based early childhood learning and parenting program that empowers parents and carers as their child’s first teacher. Parents learn how to support their child’s learning and development and get them ready for school. The program spans the year before and the year of kindergarten. Both parents and children build confidence and have fun together doing educational activities. Trained HIPPY tutors meet with parents and provide activity packs and story books along with support. HIPPY also strengthens family’s links to the community and offers training and learning opportunities for parents.The program starts in March and runs...


HIPPY (Home Interaction Program for Parents and Children) - Burnie

HIPPY is a free two-year, home-based early childhood learning and parenting program that empowers parents and carers as their child’s first teacher. Parents learn how to support their child’s learning and development and get them ready for school. The program spans the year before and the year of kindergarten. Both parents and children build confidence and have fun together doing educational activities. Trained HIPPY tutors meet with parents and provide activity packs and story books along with support. HIPPY also strengthens family’s links to the community and offers training and learning opportunities for parents.The program starts in March and runs...


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Salvation Army

Oakleigh Accommodation Services

Oakleigh Accommodation Service provides supported crisis and transitional accommodation for single men and women aged 21 and over; and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Service delivery is based around an intensive case management framework that is focused on pathways out of homelessness and the safety and well-being of people experiencing family violence....


Doorways to Parenting Burnie

Doorways to Parenting is a holistic, family-focused program that seeks to provide early intervention supports to parents with CSS involvement, and family reunification support through therapeutic group programs and case management services. We provide advocacy with Child Safety Services and a suit of evidence based parent education programs; 123 Magic, Circle of Security and Bringing up Great Kids as well as the 10 week psycho-educational Family Reunification program (SPARK).Through our program model we work collaboratively with parents and Child Safety Services from a child focused perspective, and provide therapeutic interventions as well as a Supervised Access playgroup in support of...


Save the Children

Volunteer Family Connect (VFC)

Volunteer Family Connect is a volunteer home visiting program. This service works by linking trained volunteers with a parent who has identified as needing extra support. Volunteers can help parents adjust to a new baby, with multiple children, assist parents to overcome feelings of isolation and frustration, or other issues that can overwhelm mums and dads....


Transition from Detention

Transition from Detention is a voluntary mentoring program based on a through-care model where youth workers visit Ashley Youth Detention Centre to meet and build relationships with young people (12–18 years) prior to their release into the community. Once released, recreational activities are used to develop trust and to connect young people with nature, their community and their culture. Youth Workers offer support to enable young people to access education, training and employment....


Supporting Young People on Bail

Supporting Young People on Bail is a voluntary program that works with young people 12–18 years who are on bail awaiting sentencing. A Bail Support Plan is developed outlining the young person’s recreational, educational and vocational/employment goals. Youth Workers provide support to young people to achieve their goals during their bail period and beyond....


Play2Learn

Play2Learn is a supported playgroup that enhances early childhood development, parenting skills and connects families to their community. We focus on both the child and the parent, with Play2Learn staffed by an Early Childhood Educator and a Family Support Worker. Play2Learns can be adapted to a range of contexts for different groups of parents. In Tasmania we run our Play2Learn playgroups in a variety of locations including: St Pauls Primary School, Bridgewater; Leprenna, Derwent Park; Montagu and Rocky Cape, Circular Head....


Out Teach Mobile Education

Out Teach Mobile Education employs a teacher to work with young people who are disengaged from education. The teacher develops individualised education plans to build on the young person’s strengths, helping them realise their educational goals. By utilising a mobile classroom, students can engage in outdoor and informal settings encouraging hard-to-reach learners. We work with young people in high school and young people progressing towards vocational training....


It Takes a Village (ITAV) Play2Learn

It Takes A Village Play2Learn provides newly arrived humanitarian families with children aged 0–5 years, the opportunity to support their children to build social skills through play, positive role modelling and education. The program provides a safe and supportive environment where parents can learn about parenting in the Australian context. The group is held in a primary school, providing both parents and children with the opportunity to become familiar with the Australian school system. Families are supported to attend main stream early childhood programs and gain support in their transition to school. The program utilises a bicultural worker and interpreter...


Intensive Family Engagement Services (IFES)

Intensive Family Engagement Service is a family support program, delivered in partnership with Child Safety Services. The program works intensively with families for 4–6 months, aiming to reduce the number of families requiring statutory intervention and placement of children in Out of Home Care....


Integrated Family Support Services (IFSS)

Integrated Family Support Services provides a single point of entry for all family support referrals in the state. Participation in the program is voluntary. Save the Children’s family support workers begin weekly visits in the home, providing families with a coordinated, professional family support service which may include parenting education, emotional support, connecting with their community and referrals to specialised services....


HIPPY (Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters)

HIPPY is a home-based early learning and parenting program for families with young children. HIPPY has a specially designed and structured 45-week curriculum of learning activities spread across two years to assist children to achieve at school. HIPPY uses activities and storybooks that are fun and educational and are aligned to the Australian Early Years Framework and National Quality Standards. Home tutors schedule regular weekly or fortnightly visits with parents to work through activities in the family’s home or in community locations.Parents are encouraged to participate in fortnightly parent groups....


Hands on Learning

Hands on Learning is an “in school” program that schools use to increase attendance and student achievement by building personal and social skills and supporting the different ways young people learn. Ten students and two artisan teachers spend one day out of the classroom every week.Hands on Learning is currently delivered at East Devonport Primary School, Huonville Primary School and Huonville High School....


Connect Play2Learn

Connect Play2Learn is a supported playgroup for parents who are mandated to have supervised access with their zero-to-five year-old children. Connect Play2Learn provides a safe environment with education and support for families where their children are identified to be at risk from harm or neglect. Families are referred by Child Safety Services or the Family Law Court.Groups operate weekly in the following locations:Mondays - 1.00pm to 2.45pm, tagari lia Child and Family Centre, BridgewaterWednesday – 1.00pm to 2.45pm, Clarence Plains Child and Family CentreWednesday – 3.00pm to 5.00pm, Chigwell Child and Family Centre...


Sexual Assault Support Service

SASS Training and education

Training programs relating to consent, cyber safety and keeping kids safe. The service is available for groups of young people, service providers and community members....


SASS Counselling

Counselling and support to young people and their families affected by sexual violence....


SASS Behaviour Change (Problem sexual behaviour / sexually abusive behaviour)

Therapeutic behaviour change program for young people displaying problem sexual behaviour or sexually abusive behaviour across Tasmania. Those aged up to 12 years are free and adolescents can either access the service through NDIS or as a fee for service for non NDIS clients....


Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS)

St Giles

Therapy Services - South

St.Giles South Tas provides allied health services, speech pathology, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, psychology, early intervention, assistive technology, mobility solutions for children and young people of all abilities from birth onwards as well as specialist disability services for children and young people with complex needs including autism.Hours are 8.30am to 5.00pm weekdays.We accept telephone referrals and self-referrals....


Therapy Services - North

St.Giles North Tas provides allied health services, speech pathology, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, psychology, early intervention, assistive technology, mobility solutions for children and young people of all abilities from birth onwards as well as specialist disability services for children and young people with complex needs including autism.Hours are 8.30am to 5.00pm weekdays. We accept telephone referrals and self-referrals....


St Helens Neighbourhood House

THRIVE Mentorship Program

Our Mentorship Program was launched in February 2016 as part of a solution to increasing year 12 outcomes and supporting students' mental health and wellbeing in our community in order that they may reach their potential whilst utilising the broad range and abundance of skills, knowledge and resources that volunteer mentors in our community are keen to share. The service is available for students Grade 3 to 12 (age 9 to 18). School based mentoring program at St Helens District High School available during school hours....


Table tennis and games

Table tennis program is for all ages – children under 10 must be accompanied by adults.Provides access to social interaction, aimed to provide after school activity for young people in our area. Free service. Supported by a volunteer youth workers. Fresh fruit, milo and pancakes provided weekly.Located at tennis club St Helens; every Thursday during school term – 3.00pm to 5.00pm....


St Helens Neighbourhood House Creative Arts

Home schooled children and children – ages 0 to 18 (under 12 accompanied by adult). Tutor led, curriculum based art classes at St Helens Neighbourhood House every Tuesday form 12.30pm to 2.30pm....


Starting Point Neighbourhood House

Vacation care program

Starting Point Neighbourhood house located at 6 Prossers forest road Ravenswood runs a vacation care program during the school holidays (apart from the Christmas holidays).The program is for children aged 5- 12.Opening at 9.00am and closing at 3.00pm, three days a week.The program's itinerary changes each holiday but mainly consists of visiting fun venues such as the museum, kids fun centre, roller skating and in-house activities as well.The Program costs are: $20 per child per day and the child must bring their own food and drink for the day....


Strong Families, Safe Kids Advice and Referral Line

Strong Families, Safe Kids Advice and Referral Line

Strong Families, Safe Kids Advice & Referral Line is the first point of contact for child wellbeing and safety. With a coordinated network of government and non-government support – and your help – we can deliver earlier intervention and better outcomes for at-risk children and their families.Who is the Advice and Referral Line for?Everyone with a concern about the safety and wellbeing of a child: Mandatory Reporters, concerned relatives, friends or neighbours.Parents and children can also call to ask for help for themselves.Our goal is to work with everyone in the community to make sure we respond earlier to keep...


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THS - Child Health and Parenting Service

Wetaway

The ‘Wetaway Program’ is a program for children aged between 6 and 18 years of age who are experiencing continence issues.The Child Health and Parenting Service (CHaPS) offers a program to assist children/young people who are bed wetting to improve their continence status, through appropriate assessment, support and management....


cu@home

cu@home is a sustained home visiting program offered to young first-time parents 15-19 years of age. The program commences in the antenatal period and provides child health assessments and support for parenting at regular intervals until the child's second birthday. The goal of cu@home is to provide parenting advice and support to young parents, and an equitable start to life for infants of young parents. The program has limited capacity for travel and is therefore restricted to young women living within 30 minutes’ drive of urban areas within Tasmania. Referral to the program must occur prior to 32 weeks gestation...


Parenting Centres

Parenting Centres provide targeted support for a range of parenting presentations including early intervention related perinatal mental health and post-natal depression, breastfeeding, sleep and settling, developmental support or other parenting questions related to early childhood (0-5 years). Parenting Centres are staffed by Child and Family Health Nurses with referral to other services if clinically indicated. The Child Health and Parenting Service (CHaPS) can be contacted on 1300 064 544 between 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday for information about the nearest parenting centre and services available....


Child and Family Health Centres

The Child Health and Parenting Service provides support to families with children 0 - 5 years of age.Child and Family Health Nurses provide support, health, and practical parenting information for families and screen and surveillance growth/development assessments for children. They screen women for post-natal depression and provide education support and referrals as clinically indicated. CHaPS can be contacted on 1300 064 544 between 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday for information about the nearest child health clinic and child health assessment ages/services available...


Tasmanian Health Service

Youth Health Service - North

Provides free and confidential youth health services for young people aged 12 - 24 years, particularly those who are disadvantaged; to assist them in making informed life and health choices. We provide individual counselling, support and health education; and facilitate small group programs and health education sessions in school and the community.Service operates from the Ravenswood Community Health Centre, 39-41 Lambert St, Ravenswood; or other safe community locations. Services can be provided at Schools/Community Organisations - by request and availability.Service is available Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm....


Pulse Youth Health South

Pulse Youth Health (for young people aged 12 - 24) is based at the Glenorchy Health Centre and services the whole southern region.Individual clinical services include assessment, counselling, brief intervention, advocacy, health education and referral. No appointment is needed for these services which are available between 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday (closed between 12.00pm and 1.00 pm).A small number of group programs are provided in schools and communities which focus on prevention and cover a range of health topics.Services Include a sexual health GP clinic, a psychology clinic and a visiting service from headspace....


Youth Health Service North West

This is a free and confidential service for young people aged 12 – 24 from the North West Coast. Providing information, support, early intervention, advocacy and supported referrals for young people. Clients can be helped with the cost of health items, free condoms, free pregnancy testing and support and linking you with other services.Contact can be through the Youth Health Specialist Nurse on either 0400 333 608, email youthhealth.northwest@ths.tas.gov.au or via the Facebook page Youth Health Service North West. Please note this is not an emergency service....


The Salvation Army

The Bridge Treatment and Recovery Services - Hobart

The Bridge program provides treatment, counselling and support for people who are experiencing the impact of their own, or another person’s substance misuse. The program includes residential programs, day programs, home based withdrawal, family support programs and groups and out-patient supports. The program is free except for the residential program (participants pay board and lodging for food and accommodation). The service is available statewide, in the south the program operates from Creek Road New Town. The centre is staffed 24/7 however program staff are available from 7.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday....


The Bridge – North West

The Bridge program provides treatment, counselling and support for people who are experiencing the impact of their own, or another person’s substance misuse. The program includes residential programs, day programs, family support programs and groups and out-patient supports. The program is free except for the residential program (participants pay board and lodging for food and accommodation). The service is available statewide. In the north west the program operates from Idahai Street Ulverstone. The centre is staffed 24/7 however program staff are available from 7.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday....


The Bridge - Launceston

The Bridge program provides treatment, counselling and support for people who are experiencing the impact of their own, or another person’s substance misuse. The program includes day programs, family support programs, Needle and Syringe Program and out-patient supports. The program is free. The service is available statewide. In Launceston the program operates from Elizabeth Street. The centre is staffed 9.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday....


Doorways to Parenting South

Doorways to Parenting is a holistic, family-focused program that seeks to provide early intervention supports to parents with CSS involvement, and family reunification support through therapeutic group programs and case management services. We provide advocacy with Child Safety Services and a suit of evidence based parent education programs; 123 Magic, Circle of Security and Bringing up Great Kids as well as the 10 week psycho-educational Family Reunification program (SPARK).Through our program model we work collaboratively with parents and Child Safety Services from a child focused perspective, and provide therapeutic interventions as well as a Supervised Access playgroup in support of...


Doorways to Parenting North

Doorways to Parenting provide early intervention and prevention services and resources, that are aimed at improving children’s development and wellbeing and support the capacity of those in a parenting role.Doorways to Parenting deliver holistic and wrap-around support services for families through delivering evidence based parent education programs and playgroups. Serving the community in Summerhill, Prospect, Kings Meadows, Youngtown & Relbia and facilitating weekly playgroups in Summerhill and Kings Meadows. Our playgroups provide school readiness, social connections, peer support and enriched caregiving for parents and children based on 3a’s (Abecedarian Approach Australia).We provide the evidence based parenting programs; 123 Magic, Circle...


Doorways to Parenting Devonport

Doorways to Parenting is a holistic, family-focused program that seeks to provide early intervention supports to parents with CSS involvement, and family reunification support through therapeutic group programs and case management services. We provide advocacy with Child Safety Services and a suit of evidence based parent education programs; 123 Magic, Circle of Security and Bringing up Great Kids as well as the 10 week psycho-educational Family Reunification program (SPARK).Through our program model we work collaboratively with parents and Child Safety Services from a child focused perspective, and provide therapeutic interventions as well as a Supervised Access playgroup in support of...


The Smith Family

Saver Plus

Saver Plus is a free matched savings and financial education program that matches participants’ savings, dollar for dollar, up to $500, for education costs such as uniforms, books, excursions, sports fees TAFE costs and laptops.Participants set a savings goal for education costs, make regular deposits into a savings account over 10 months, and attend financial skills workshops. At the end of the program their savings are matched by ANZ, dollar for dollar, up to $500, to be used for education costs.Parents and students are eligible to join Saver Plus if they meet all the following the criteria:be over 18 years...


Learning for Life Program

The Learning for Life program helps each child to reach their potential by supporting their education from primary through to post-school studies. The program provides:Support from a Learning for Life team member who assists families overcome issues impacting on attendance, support key transitions (for example from primary to high school) and provide information on services available.Access to additional educational programs.Financial support to assist with costs related to education such as books, uniforms and excursions.The Learning for Life program is a partnership between the child’s and The Smith Family. Parents or guardians commit to:Supporting regular school attendanceReturning a yearly progress report...


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Uniting Tasmania

REACH: Rural Outreach

The REACH Rural Outreach program provides individual and family support to people living in the rural and remote areas of the Southern Midlands and Central Highlands. This program is linked with other organisations targeting a reduction of suicide in the region, and supports people living in these communities living with mental health and other support needs.This program is delivered using the rural model of our EACH program (Engagement, Access, Community and Help)....


Pregnant and Young Parent Support (PYPS)

PYPS is a support, information, advice and referral service for pregnant young mums and young parents aged under 25. PYPS is delivered as a weekly peer support group, and one to one parent support. PYPS is offered in Launceston, George Town and Hobart....


Play for Change

Play for Change is a therapeutic play program underpinned by accredited Theraplay 2 certified workers, who work individually with children displaying problem behaviours. This is both a centre-based and outreach program aiming to reach some of society’s most vulnerable children, to reduce the impacts of trauma, chaos and environment experienced by these children....


Pathway Home

Pathway Home is a family reunification program for families with one or more of their children removed and living in Out of Home Care, providing support and opportunities to work towards a range of goals in order to achieve family reunification. The program is delivered in partnership with the Child Safety Service (CSS), and only families who have been identified as reunification ready by CSS are able to participate.Pathway Home is delivered from our Launceston site, and is available Monday to Friday, from 8.30am – 5.00pm with some limited out of business hours service delivery....


Northern Newpin

Newpin is a therapeutic program which provides emotional and practical support to families with at least one child under the age of six. It supports and empowers families to break the cycle of child neglect and abuse and to provide safe, nurturing environments for children, through early intervention in the life of the child. In the North, Newpin is delivered as a group, centre-based program, and combines an outreach program as well, which includes families living outside of the Greater Launceston area.The Newpin centre is in Ravenswood and clients can access transport support in getting to and from the centre....


IFSS: Pregnant and Young Parent Support (PYPS)

PYPS IFFS delivers case managed support to pregnant women, and young parents who fall into the under 25 year age group in the greater Launceston area. Service is available 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday, however the primary worker is only available two days a week, and other members of the team address urgent support needs on the other days.Although PYPS has designated its speciality service areas below, advice, referral and advocacy services are offered to clients to ensure that they link into other service providers as needed....


Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is a support, information, advice and referral service for grandparents and kinship carers who have primary care of their grandchildren. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren includes a regular peer group, one to one support and case management and coordination, and strong community links which promote social and community engagement for grandparent and kinship carers....


Family Futures South

Family Futures South is an outreach model of intensive family support and case management, based on the Newpin framework. This is a therapeutic program which provides emotional and practical support to families with at least one child under the age of six. It supports and empowers families to break the cycle of child neglect and abuse and provide safe, nurturing environments for children, by engaging early in the life of the child.Family Futures is available from Monday to Friday in general business hours. The team are located at Newtown, however the program is fully outreached, meaning that parents can receive...


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Warrawee Committee Inc

Warrawee Women’s Shelter

Warrawee offers short-term emergency accommodation for women and children escaping family violence; or who have been sexually assaulted; or who are homeless. Warrawee accepts all female children and male children up to the age of 16 years. The Women’s Shelter is staffed 24/7 and provides a safe and secure environment for those suffering from all forms of domestic abuse. It also offers off-site accommodation for single women, and women with children who are homeless. Staff provide supportive case management to facilitate women and children re-establishing themselves in the community. Warrawee is located in Ulverstone, Tasmania....


Wellways Australia

Wellways to Health Program - North

A low intensity self-management program originally developed by St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne to assist people in understanding the factors which impact on mental health.The program considers the balance of mental, emotional, social, occupational, physical and spiritual needs of a person, working towards the best possible condition that participants can achieve by building on people’s strengths and values. It is delivered to small groups of six to ten people in community settings across Tasmania.An initial iInformation and registration session is followed by eight education sessions of between 1 - 1.5 hours each....


Wellways to Health Program - North West

A low intensity self-management program originally developed by St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne to assist people in understanding the factors which impact on mental health.The program considers the balance of mental, emotional, social, occupational, physical and spiritual needs of a person, working towards the best possible condition that participants can achieve by building on people’s strengths and values. It is delivered to small groups of six to ten people in community settings across Tasmania.An initial iInformation and registration session is followed by eight education sessions of between 1 - 1.5 hours each....


Wellways to Health Program - South

A low intensity self-management program originally developed by St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne to assist people in understanding the factors which impact on mental health.The program considers the balance of mental, emotional, social, occupational, physical and spiritual needs of a person, working towards the best possible condition that participants can achieve by building on people’s strengths and values. It is delivered to small groups of six to ten people in community settings across Tasmania.An initial iInformation and registration session is followed by eight education sessions of between 1 - 1.5 hours each....


Rehabilitation and Recovery Program - South

The Recovery and Rehabilitation Program is for people who have a diagnosis of a severe and persistent mental illness.The program covers all stages of the recovery process, from entry to needs identification, developing recovery plan, interventions, review and plan for transition, using a range of interventions to empower participants as they move through their recovery process, strengthening capacity of families and community members to be an effective and sustainable natural support.This outreach program utilises both recovery workers and intention peer workers.Available Monday to Friday with an after-hours helpline support from 9:00am to 9:00pm....


Rehabilitation and Recovery Program - North West

The Recovery and Rehabilitation Program is for people who have a diagnosis of a severe and persistent mental illness.The program covers all stages of the recovery process, from entry to needs identification, developing recovery plan, interventions, review and plan for transition, using a range of interventions to empower participants as they move through their recovery process, strengthening capacity of families and community members to be an effective and sustainable natural support.This outreach program utilises both recovery workers and intention peer workers.Available Monday to Friday with an after-hours helpline support from 9:00am to 9:00pm....


Rehabilitation and Recovery Program - North

The Recovery and Rehabilitation Program is for people who have a diagnosis of a severe and persistent mental illness.The program covers all stages of the recovery process, from entry to needs identification, developing recovery plan, interventions, review and plan for transition, using a range of interventions to empower participants as they move through their recovery process, strengthening capacity of families and community members to be an effective and sustainable natural support.This outreach program utilises both recovery workers and intention peer workers.Available Monday to Friday with an after-hours helpline support from 9:00am to 9:00pm....


Family Services Program - North

The Family Services Program includes practical support for families and their loved ones in understanding and accessing the NDIS, and peer-delivered family education services, including:Building a Future – A program involving eight sessions designed to help family members and carers gain knowledge and skills relating to mental health and recovery. This education is also available as a snapshot program involving two sessions.The Family Services Program is available in the North and North-west of Tasmania. This is an outreach program.Service is available Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm with after-hours helpline support from 9:00am to 9:00pm....


Family Services Program - North West

The Family Services Program includes practical support for families and their loved ones in understanding and accessing the NDIS, and peer-delivered family education services, including:Building a Future – A program involving eight sessions designed to help family members and carers gain knowledge and skills relating to mental health and recovery. This education is also available as a snapshot program involving two sessions.The Family Services Program is available in the North and North-west of Tasmania. This is an outreach program.Service is available Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm with after-hours helpline support from 9:00am to 9:00pm....


Child, Youth and Family Engagement (CYFE)

The Child, Youth and Family Engagement program (CYFE) is an early intervention and prevention support service that assists vulnerable families with children and young people who are at risk of developing or who are affected by mental health issues. The program:supports children aged up to 18 yearsprovides a professional and confidential service to children, young people and their familiesfocuses on the strengths of the family and building resilience within the family, children and young peopleensures their voices are heard and responded toassists children and young people in developing their own individualised planoffers practical assistance for the whole family to support...


West Coast Council

Integrated Family Support Services (IFSS) - West Coast

IFSS West Coast is a voluntary family support service for families with children under the age of 18 living on the West Coast. The Service provides support to identify current needs, explore client concerns and work with the family wo develop a plan of action to address their concerns.The service operates on the West Coast from Tullah to Linda as well as in Queenstown, Zeehan and Strahan. The service operates from 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday....


West Winds Community Centre

West Winds Community Centre

We are part of the Neighbourhood House network in Tasmania.We work closely with our community to:We are part of the Neighbourhood House Network in Tasmania. We work closely with our community too:Respond to community needs, which may include counselling, information & referralBuild community capacity by providing opportunities for socialising, education & skill developmentRepresent community views and advocate on behalf of our community membersWe support people and families through our program which includes:A community shed (Men’s Shed)An Occasional Child Care centre for 2 – 7 year oldsAn Online Access centreA range of classes including craft, exercise, workshops, dancing, etcWe are located...


Whitelion

Work Ready Program

The Work Ready program mentors young people to become job ready through job searching techniques, guidance on resume and cover letter writing, good work habits, obtainment of any relevant licenses or qualifications. The program mentors young people further once they have been employed and provides follow up support for the employer with any issues the young person is facing....


LEAP Mentoring Program

The LEAP Mentoring program engages youth at risk in the community and provides life mentoring and case management services to enable them to move past any barriers they are facing in life to have a better future. The program ultimately aims to match the young person with a volunteer mentor in the community to build a trusting relationship and be a role model to the young person....


Working It Out

Working It Out

Working It Out is Tasmania’s gender, sexuality and intersex status support and education service. We provide individual and group support to individuals negotiating their gender, sexuality and or intersex status, or those around them requiring support including parents and families. We also provide professional learning in schools and workplaces which aims to build the capacity of staff to deliver a safe an inclusive space to LGBTI+ people and their families, friends and allies.We have offices in Hobart and Launceston, and provide outreach as required. Please contact us on 03 6231 1200 or 0408 265 045 9:00am to 5:00pm...


Wyndarra Centre Inc

Wyndarra Housing Outreach Intervention/Transition Support

Wyndarra Housing Outreach provides type two specialist support to families in the Circular Head Area who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Wyndarra Housing Outreach provides advice and practical assistance (eg help with filling out forms) and can assist in connecting families with short-term emergency accommodation providers....


Wyndarra Centre Inc.

Wyndarra Housing Outreach

This program assists families and individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness....


Personal and Family Counselling Program

The Personal and Family Counselling Program provides counselling services for: greif, separation and divorce, sexual assault, domestic violence, parenting issues, mental health issues, communication, conflict resolution, crisis response, drug and alcohol, suicide awareness, stress management, pregnancy support, support groups, men’s women’s and LGBTI health, sexual health and community education....


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Youth Family and Community Connections (YFCC)

Youth Alcohol and Drug Service (YADS) – North West and West Coast - Devonport

The Youth Alcohol & Drug Service (YADS) provides a broad range of alcohol and other drug treatment and support services, health promotion and early intervention initiatives aimed primarily at young people 12- 24 years, their families and significant others throughout the NW and West Coast of Tasmania.Services also include:Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative (IDDI) and Tasmanian Early Intervention and Prevention (TEIP) Brief Intervention and CounsellingSchool Drug Education and Health Promotion ProgramsCommunity and Other Services Education and Health Promotion ProgramsOutreach - either a neutral site, at the client’s home or via digital technology to clients who cannot access on-site services...


Youth Alcohol and Drug Service (YADS) – North West and West Coast - Burnie

The Youth Alcohol & Drug Service (YADS) provides a broad range of alcohol and other drug treatment and support services, health promotion and early intervention initiatives aimed primarily at young people 12- 24 years, their families and significant others throughout the NW and West Coast of Tasmania.Services also include:Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative (IDDI) and Tasmanian Early Intervention and Prevention (TEIP) Brief Intervention and CounsellingSchool Drug Education and Health Promotion ProgramsCommunity and Other Services Education and Health Promotion ProgramsOutreach - either a neutral site, at the client’s home or via digital technology to clients who cannot access on-site services...


Transitional Accommodation Support Service (TASS) - Devonport

TASS provides medium-term accommodation and support services for young people and young single parents, aged 15 to 20, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.Accommodation is safe, affordable and appropriate to the needs of clients.Support provision includes outreach services to clients who are not accommodated in YFCC properties.Support services are focused on increasing clients’ capacity to live independently, through case management which is responsive to the clients’ identified needs, and includes preparing clients for exit into more appropriate long term accommodation and facilitating connections with other internal and external support services.Support services also include assisting with living skills, and...


Transitional Accommodation Support Service (TASS) - Burnie

TASS provides medium-term accommodation and support services for young people and young single parents, aged 15 to 20, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.Accommodation is safe, affordable and appropriate to the needs of clients.Support provision includes outreach services to clients who are not accommodated in YFCC properties.Support services are focused on increasing clients’ capacity to live independently, through case management which is responsive to the clients’ identified needs, and includes preparing clients for exit into more appropriate long term accommodation and facilitating connections with other internal and external support services.Support services also include assisting with living skills, and...


The Junction HUB Devonport

The Junction Hub provides a collective integrated service delivery approach which addresses the social determinants of health issues impacting on young people (12-24 years) and their families in the North West.The Junction Hub provides an integrated service delivery and referral hub where organisations coordinate services to families and young people. The Junction Hub focuses on education and employment, safety, housing, recreation, health and wellbeing, relationships and community connectedness.The Hub also provides a range of afternoon and school holiday activities for young people....


The Junction HUB Burnie

The Junction Hub provides a collective integrated service delivery approach which addresses the social determinants of health issues impacting on young people (12-24 years) and their families in the North West.The Junction Hub provides an integrated service delivery and referral hub where organisations coordinate services to families and young people. The Junction Hub focuses on education and employment, safety, housing, recreation, health and wellbeing, relationships and community connectedness.The Hub also provides a range of afternoon and school holiday activities for young people....


Regional Alcohol & Drug Service (RADS) – North West and West Coast - Devonport

The Regional Alcohol & Drug Service (RADS) provides alcohol and other drug treatment and support for individuals and family members/significant others in the NW and West Coast communities.Services are also provided through outreach - either a neutral site, at the client’s home or via digital technology to clients who cannot access on-site services.The Service also provides individual, group and community information, education and health promotion programs and works to increase the capacity of other services to improve outcomes for clients....


Regional Alcohol & Drug Service (RADS) – North West and West Coast - Burnie

The Regional Alcohol & Drug Service (RADS) provides alcohol and other drug treatment and support for individuals and family members/significant others in the NW and West Coast communities.Services are also provided through outreach - either a neutral site, at the client’s home or via digital technology to clients who cannot access on-site services.The Service also provides individual, group and community information, education and health promotion programs and works to increase the capacity of other services to improve outcomes for clients....


Needle & Syringe Program

YFCC provides a primary Needle and Syringe Program outlet in Devonport.The NSP provides clean injecting equipment, together with information and education on prevention, treatment and health maintenance, brief intervention and referral services for people who inject drugs.The Service is free and confidential and is available 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday....


Integrated Family Support Service (IFSS) - North West

IFSS works collaboratively to provide intervention strategies tailored to families with high and complex needs. IFSS works with families where there are at risk factors present for children, young people and their families, with the aim to minimise involvement with Child Safety Services.IFSS provides prevention and early intervention strategies and services which promote children’s and young person’s wellbeing and safety by reducing and preventing child abuse and neglect. The Service promotes strong, functional and well-supported families by building child, family and community capacity and resilience....


Helping Young Parents Program

The Helping Young Parents Program provides three components that work together to offer young parents under the age of 25, particularly those not engaged in school or work, with structure throughout the week alongside intensive tailored support for those struggling with social or educational engagement.The Service:Coordinates the delivery of a range of activities from a range of providers and coordinates communication between providers working with young parentsProvides a program of regular events focused on parenting skills and personal developmentOffers young parents an opportunity to engage with a key worker to planning and actions, and hold themselves accountable to change, transition...


Crisis Accommodation Support Services (CASS) - Devonport

CASS provides crisis accommodation and support services for young people, aged 13 to 20, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.Accommodation is safe, affordable, appropriate to the needs of clients and for the duration of the client’s period of crisis.The Service is available at all times (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).Support Services are focused on immediately stabilising the clients’ crisis and, where appropriate and safe to do so, supporting clients to rebuild relationships and exit accommodation with family. Where reconnection with family is not likely, support is focused to help clients plan their exit out of...


Crisis Accommodation Support Services (CASS) - Burnie

CASS provides crisis accommodation and support services for young people, aged 13 to 20, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.Accommodation is safe, affordable, appropriate to the needs of clients and for the duration of the client’s period of crisis.The Service is available at all times (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).Support Services are focused on immediately stabilising the clients’ crisis and, where appropriate and safe to do so, supporting clients to rebuild relationships and exit accommodation with family. Where reconnection with family is not likely, support is focused to help clients plan their exit out of...


Community Alcohol and Drug Support Service (CADSS) - Wynyard

The Youth Alcohol & Drug Service (YADS) provides a broad range of alcohol and other drug treatment and support services, health promotion and early intervention initiatives aimed primarily at young people aged 12- 24 years, their families and significant others throughout the North West and West Coast of Tasmania.Services include:Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative (IDDI) and Tasmanian Early Intervention and Prevention (TEIP) Brief Intervention and CounsellingSchool Drug Education and Health Promotion ProgramsCommunity and Other Services Education and Health Promotion ProgramsOutreach - either a neutral site, at the client’s home or via digital technology to clients who cannot access on-site services....


Community Alcohol and Drug Support Service (CADSS) - Smithton

The Youth Alcohol & Drug Service (YADS) provides a broad range of alcohol and other drug treatment and support services, health promotion and early intervention initiatives aimed primarily at young people aged 12- 24 years, their families and significant others throughout the North West and West Coast of Tasmania.Services include:Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative (IDDI) and Tasmanian Early Intervention and Prevention (TEIP) Brief Intervention and CounsellingSchool Drug Education and Health Promotion ProgramsCommunity and Other Services Education and Health Promotion ProgramsOutreach - either a neutral site, at the client’s home or via digital technology to clients who cannot access on-site services....


Community Alcohol and Drug Support Service (CADSS) - Devonport

This Service is delivered in partnership with the Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation and is based in in the Circular Head, Waratah Wynyard and King Island municipalities.The Service aims to improve the health, social and family functioning of individuals who may be experiencing problems associated with substance misuse, enabling them to reach their full capacity and participate positively in their community by providing specialist ATOD services including:alcohol and other drug screening and brief interventionalcohol and other drug counsellingcase management and aftercare through a ‘HUB’ model which provides a framework for collaborative practice between services to successfully deliver multi service, shared care...


Community Alcohol and Drug Support Service (CADSS) - Burnie

The Youth Alcohol & Drug Service (YADS) provides a broad range of alcohol and other drug treatment and support services, health promotion and early intervention initiatives aimed primarily at young people aged 12- 24 years, their families and significant others throughout the North West and West Coast of Tasmania.Services include:Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative (IDDI) and Tasmanian Early Intervention and Prevention (TEIP) Brief Intervention and CounsellingSchool Drug Education and Health Promotion ProgramsCommunity and Other Services Education and Health Promotion ProgramsOutreach - either a neutral site, at the client’s home or via digital technology to clients who cannot access on-site services....


Youth Futures Inc.

Crisis Accommodation for Young Males

Youth Futures provides shelter based accommodation, support and mentoring for young men 13 -20 years of age who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. The service operates 24/7....


Youth Network of Tasmania

Tasmanian Youth Forum (TYF)

TYF provides and promotes opportunities for young people to have their say on issues important to them. TYF hosts annual Statewide consultations and has an email list for young people who wish to receive information about opportunities across Tasmania,...