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.


What the service can help with

Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
Cultural support
Disability support
Education, including provision of education and programs addressing exclusion
Employment, transition, mentoring, training
Familial exclusion
Family supports
Family violence
Financial information and/or support
Housing and homelessness
Identity and gender related issues
Legal information and/or support
Mental health
Personal safety against all forms of abuse, neglect or exploitation
Problematic sexualised behaviours
Physical health
Reducing offending behaviours
Sexual and reproductive health
Social and emotional development
Social exclusion
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
Trauma
Violent behaviour

How the service is delivered

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

Services are available for

Accompanied Children
Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

0 - 18

To access the service, clients


Must live in West Coast

Cost of service

Free

Is a referral required?

Strong Families, Safe Kids Advice and Referral Line

How do clients access the service?

Home visits can be provided

Regions covered

North West


Contact Details

100 Main Road, Zeehan, TAS, 7469

0409 197 031

supportworker@westcoast.tas.gov.au


Focus Domains

 

 

 

 

 

 

Being loved and safe

Having material basics

Being healthy

Learning

Participating

Having a positive sense of culture and identity