Positive Solutions

Positive Solutions - Mediation, Counselling and Employee Assistance Program - South

Positive Solutions is a Tasmanian not-for-profit Organisation that has been helping Tasmanians since 1991. Our offices are ‘safe spaces’ that welcome everyone in our community.

Family services we provide are funded or partially funded by the Commonwealth Government under the Attorney General’s Department and/or the Department of Social Services.

We offer Mediation, Counselling and Employee Assistance Program Services to individuals, families and workplaces across Tasmania.

  • Family mediation
  • Family mediation for parenting and/or property issues
  • Child inclusive mediation
  • Child focused mediation
  • Whole-of-family mediation
  • Workplace mediation and facilitation
  • Community mediation
  • Counselling
  • Relationship and family counselling
  • Individual counselling
  • Counselling for separating families and couples
  • Step-family counselling and support
  • Employee assistance counselling and support

Employee Assistance Services we offer include

  • Employee assistance counselling
  • Employee assistance information and awareness sessions for staff
  • Manager/Supervisor support sessions
  • Workplace group counselling support sessions for staff
  • Serious incident stress management.

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
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
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
Dispute Resolution

Services are available for

Accompanied Children
Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

4 - 24

Cost of service

Mixture of free and fee-paying

Fees can be waived if client is unable to pay
Fees charged according to client capacity to pay
Initial sessions or some services are free

Is a referral required?

No referral required

How do clients access the service?

Client responsible for transportation to service

Regions covered


Contact Details

162 Macquarie Street Hobart TAS 7000

(03) 6223 5612


Focus Domains







Being loved and safe

Having material basics

Being healthy



Having a positive sense of culture and identity