Anglicare Tasmania

Kids in Focus (KIF)

Kids in Focus provides support and counselling to parents who are using alcohol or other drugs and supports them to make positive changes for themselves and their family. The program takes a whole of family approach providing:

  • Family therapy and support
  • Developing skills to deal with substance use issues
  • Counselling for children and their families
  • Parenting strategies
  • Ideas and education about ways to directly address substance use behaviours with a focus on harm reduction/minimisation
  • Support to improve social skills and to strengthen your personal and community relationships
  • Health education and
  • Information about other community support agencies and referrals.

What the service can help with

Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
Family supports
Mental health

How the service is delivered

Coordination of Services
Information, Advice and Education
Support Services

Services are available for

Accompanied Children
Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

0 - 18

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

Regions covered

North West

Focus Domains



Being loved and safe

Being healthy