Australian Childhood Foundation

Therapeutic Services

Provides intensive therapeutic support to children in out of home care and their support systems, where there is an identified trauma history impacting on their lives to a significant degree. Also provides intensive therapeutic support to children and families affected by Family Violence.

These services are provided both in service and under special circumstances outreach across the state may be offered. It is available Monday to Friday. It is not a crisis service and delivers in depth, short – medium term therapeutic interventions


What the service can help with

Education, including provision of education and programs addressing exclusion
Family violence
Identity and gender related issues
Personal safety against all forms of abuse, neglect or exploitation
Problematic sexualised behaviours
Social and emotional development
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
Trauma
Violent behaviour

How the service is delivered

Counselling
Therapeutic Care

Services are available for

Accompanied Children
Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

0 - 18

Cost of service

Free

Is a referral required?

"Child Safety Service only can refer for children living in Out of Home Care Referrals for the Children’s Family Violence Counselling program can be self referral or service provider referral with primary carer’s consent "

How do clients access the service?

Client responsible for transportation to service

Regions covered

South
North
North West


Contact Details

188 Wellington st Launceston TAS 7250

1300 381 581

tasintake@childhood.org.au

www.childhood.org.au


Focus Domains

 

 

 

 

 

Being loved and safe

Being healthy

Learning

Participating

Having a positive sense of culture and identity