Tasmanian Services

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Safe at Home is the Tasmanian government system of services for people experiencing domestic and family violence. This page lists Safe at Home services as well as those offered by community-based organisations. 

Domestic & Family Violence Services

 

Service

Contact Details

Family Violence Counselling and Support Service (Safe at Home)

Counselling and support for adults and children experiencing domestic and family violence 

1800 608 122 Statewide

Available 9 am until midnight

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Huon Domestic Violence Service

(03) 6264 2222

SHE (Support Help Empowerment)

Community-based support service in Hobart 

(03) 6278 9090

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Yemaya

Community-based support service in Launceston 

(03) 6334 0305 

RAIN

Support service within Anglicare, based in Devonport

(03) 6424 8581

Sexual Assault Services

Service

Contact Details

Southern Sexual Assault Service (SASS)

For the 24/7 Crisis Line

(03) 6231 1817 

For the Counselling Appointment Service

(03) 6231 0044

(03) 6231 1811 

www.sass.org.au/

Laurel House Launceston

For the 24/7 Crisis Line

0409 800 394

For support and counselling

(03) 6334 2740

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North West Centre Against Sexual Assault (CASA)

(03) 6431 9711

Available Mon - Fri (9.00am-5.00pm)  

Tasmania Police

000

(Please dial 000 in emergencies only) 

Legal Services 

Service

Contact Details

Legal Aid Commission

Phone advice for people experiencing domestic and family violence

1300 366 611

Available Mon - Fri (9.00am-5.00pm)

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Women's Legal Service

Phone advice and appointments for women

1800 682 468 (Free call - will not appear on telephone bills)

Available Mon, Tues, Thur & Fri (10.00am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm) 

Wed (2.00pm-4.00pm)

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Safe at Home Court Support and Liaison Service

1300 663 773 

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Hobart Community Legal Centre

(03) 6223 2500

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Launceston Community Legal Centre

(03) 6334 1577

North West Community Legal Centre

(03) 6424 8720 

Tasmania Police

000

(Please dial 000 in emergencies only)

1800 633 937

Available 24 hours/day and 7 days/week 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services

Service

Contact Details

For a detailed list of services please go to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service map

Aboriginal Court Support Worker

Court support for Indigenous people experiencing domestic and family violence

1300 663 773 (Toll free)

(03) 6233 5227

 

Tasmanian Aboriginal Service

Counselling, legal services, information and advice

(03) 6234 0700 (Hobart)

(03) 6331 6966 (Launceston)

(03) 6431 3289 (Burnie) 

Karadi (Women’s Aboriginal Corporation)

(03) 6272 3511

Gay, Lesbian, Transgender & Intersex Services

Service

Contact Details

Gay and Bisexual Support Line 

1800 005 900

Switchboard

Telephone counselling, information and referrals

1800 184 527

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Housing & Finances

There are many shelters/refuges operating across Tasmania. Call one of the central phone lines below to find out where vacancies are available. CentreLink social workers in the Australian Department of Human Services can also provide assistance and referrals for material needs, such as finances or housing.

Service

Contact Details

Homeless Support Helpline 

1800 800 588

Family Violence Referral and Response Line 

1800 633 937 

Centrelink 

132 850

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Services for People with Disabilities  

Service

Contact Details 

Gateway

A gateway to all family and disability services in Tasmania

1800 171 233

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WWDA

A national peak organisation for women with disabilities, with a head office based in Hobart

(03) 6244 8255

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National Services

Service

Contact Details

National 1800RESPECT Line

Telephone and online counselling and information 

1800 737 732

Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800

Translating & Interpreting Service 

13 14 50 

TTY & Relay 

Provides service access for people who are deaf and hearing impaired 

For emergency TTY calls

106

For emergency access via the internet

For non-emergency TTY calls

133 677

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Reporting Child Abuse

Service

Website

Child Protection Services, Tasmanian Government Department of Health & Human Services

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Other Services

For an overview of other services in Tasmania that might be helpful, see The Australian Domestic & Family Violence Clearinghouse state links.


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