Anglicare Tasmania

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 Tasmania
  • Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm

What the service can help with

Family supports
Mental health
Social and emotional development
Social exclusion
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
Violent behaviour

How the service is delivered

Case Management
Coordination of Services
Information, Advice and Education
Support Services

Services are available for

Accompanied Children

Age eligibility for children

0 - 18

Cost of service


Is a referral required?

No referral required

How do clients access the service?

Home visits can be provided
Transport not required (eg. telephone service, online service)

Regions covered

North West

Focus Domains





Being loved and safe

Being healthy


Having a positive sense of culture and identity