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.
What the service can help with
Education, including provision of education and programs addressing exclusion
Identity and gender related issues
Personal safety against all forms of abuse, neglect or exploitation
Reducing offending behaviours
Social and emotional development
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
How the service is delivered
Coordination of Services
Cultural and/or Recreational Activities
Information, Advice and Education
Intake and Assessment
Wellways also offer Intentional Peers Support from people who have a lived experience of Mental Health
Services are available for
Parents and Carers
Age eligibility for children
18 - 24
Cost of service
Is a referral required?
No referral required
How do clients access the service?
Client responsible for transportation to service
Home visits can be provided
Transport not required (eg. telephone service, online service)