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
Social and emotional development
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
How the service is delivered
Coordination of Services
Information, Advice and Education
Intake and Assessment
Services are available for
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
South Level 2 KGV Sports and Community Centre 1A Anfield Street Glenorchy 7010 North 27 Paterson Street Launceston 7250
Being loved and safe
Having material basics
Having a positive sense of culture and identity