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Support Services

The SafeChoices program is statewide initiative of the Tasmanian Family Violence Action Plan 2015- 2020 (Safe Homes, Safe Families).

The primary focus of SafeChoices is the improved safety of women, children and other vulnerable Tasmanian community members, through the raising of community awareness around the issues of Family Violence.

The program will provide practical support, advice and referral to support services, for those people experiencing Family Violence, through providing the following services:

1800 RESPECT

National telephone and online counselling and information.

ACF (Australian Childhood Foundation)

Advocacy Tasmania

Free call

Anglicare Tasmania

Annie Kenney Young Women’s Emergency Accommodation (13-20 yrs, South)

South

Bethlehem House (South, Men’s Shelter)

South

CatholicCare Tasmania (State-wide)

City Mission

South
North
North-West

Colville Place (12-15yrs)

Free call

Engender Equality

Counselling and other services for individuals, families, and communities impacted by family violence.

Engender Equality (State-wide)

Family Advocacy Support Service

Family Violence Counselling and Support Serivce

Family Violence Counselling and Support Service

Hobart Community Legal Centre Inc.

Hobart Women’s Shelter (South)

South

Housing Connect Front Door

Free call

Huon Domestic Violence Service (South)

Jireh House Women’s Shelter (South)

South

Karinya Young Women’s Shelter (North)

North

Kids Helpline

National telephone and online counselling service for young people aged 5-25.

Launceston Women’s Shelter (North)

Laurel House

North and Northwest services for sexual assault support.

Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania

Lifeline

National crisis support and suicide prevention service.

McCombe House Women’s Shelter (South)

South

MensLine Australia

Mental Health Hotline

Mental health triage for advice, assessment and referral.
State-Wide

National Disability Abuse & Neglect Hotline

Free call

North West Community Legal Centre

North-West

Oakleigh Accommodation Services (North-West)

North-West

Orana House (Men’s Shelter, North)

North

QLife

Counselling and referral service for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and/or intersex (LGBTQI).

Relationship Abuse of an Intimate Nature (North-West)

Tasmania

Relationship Australia

Free call

Relationship Australia

Free call

Safe at Home Court Support and Liaison Service

SafeChoices Tasmania

Family Violence Support

Safe Space (state-wide)

Referrals are made via Housing Connect on a daily basis. Contact Housing Connect:
Free call

Sexual Assault Support Service (24hr Phone Line)

Speak Out

State-Wide

St Vincent de Paul Society

The St Vincent de Paul Society offers numerous programs and services designed to help those who are socially excluded and marginalised.

Suicide Call Back Service

Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation

Counselling, legal services, information and advice
Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre
Launceston

The Association for Children with Disability Tas

State-Wide

The Salvation Army Doorways

South
North
Burnie
Devonport

Victims Support Services

Free call

Warrawee Women’s Shelter (North-West)

North-West

Women’s Legal Service Tasmania

Yemaya (Launceston)

Launceston

Youth Care (single men 13-20yrs, South)

South

Youth, Families and Community Connections – Burnie Youth Accommodation Services (13-20yrs, North-West)

North-West

Youth Futures (Male Shelter 13-20 yrs, North)

North