Phoenix Centre

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania

The Phoenix centre is a therapeutic counselling service for adults and children from any country who have fled persecution, torture and war-related trauma to find safety in Australia.  The Phoenix Centre offers:

Individual, culturally appropriate counselling and advocacy to assist in the recovery from trauma and torture.  Therapeutic group work counselling is also made available, based on identified client need.

Education and training for mainstream service providers on how to work effectively with people from a culturally diverse background who have experienced trauma and/or torture.

Community Development activities to support new, emerging and established communities to improve their mental health and wellbeing, as well as addressing identified systemic gaps in service delivery and access.  Operating hours are 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

What the service can help with

Cultural support
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
Intake and Assessment
Support Services
Therapeutic Care

Services are available for

Unaccompanied Children
Accompanied Children
Parents and Carers

To access the service, clients

Must have experienced persecution in country of origin or be the child of a person who has experienced persecution in country of origin.

Cost of service


Is a referral required?

Referral form found on website. Self referral available

Regions covered


Contact Details

South Level 2 KGV Sports and Community Centre 1A Anfield Street Glenorchy 7010 North 27 Paterson Street Launceston 7250

6221 0999

Focus Domains







Being loved and safe

Having material basics

Being healthy



Having a positive sense of culture and identity