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.

What the service can help with

Family supports

How the service is delivered

Coordination of Services
Intake and Assessment
Therapeutic Care

Services are available for

Unaccompanied Children
Accompanied Children
Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

0 - 17

To access the service, clients

Must live in Brighton; Clarence City; Derwent Valley; Glamorgan/Spring Bay; Glenorchy City; Hobart City; Huon Valley; Kingborough; Sorell; Southern Midlands; Tasman

Cost of service


Is a referral required?

Out of Home Care, Strong Families, Safe Kids Advice and Referral Line, doctors, district social workers.

How do clients access the service?

Client responsible for transportation to service

Regions covered


Contact Details

9 Timsbury Road Glenorchy TAS 7010

03 6107 9300

Focus Domains


Being loved and safe