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, weekends and public holidays.

FVCSS 1800 608 122

What the service can help with

Family violence
Housing and homelessness
Legal information and/or support
Personal safety against all forms of abuse, neglect or exploitation

How the service is delivered

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

Services are available for

Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

18 - 25

To access the service, clients

Individual must be assessed as a family violence survivor

Cost of service


Is a referral required?

No referral required

Regions covered

North West

Contact Details

1800 608 122

Focus Domains



Being loved and safe

Having a positive sense of culture and identity