Uniting Tasmania

Play for Change

Play for Change is a therapeutic play program underpinned by accredited Theraplay 2 certified workers, who work individually with children displaying problem behaviours.  This is both a centre-based and outreach program aiming to reach some of society’s most vulnerable children, to reduce the impacts of trauma, chaos and environment experienced by these children.

What the service can help with

Social and emotional development
Social exclusion
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
Violent behaviour

How the service is delivered

Information, Advice and Education
Support Services
Therapeutic Care

Services are available for

Unaccompanied Children
Accompanied Children
Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

0 - 12

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


Contact Details

34 Paterson Street Launceston TAS 7250

6333 8000 or 6244 1144



Focus Domains





Being loved and safe

Being healthy


Having a positive sense of culture and identity