Other Community Support Services

Sexual Assault Support Services

Blue Knot Foundation

1300 657 380

The Blue Knot Foundation provides a range of resources to support survivors of sexual abuse and practitioners.  Blue Knot focus on how best to support individuals who have experienced trauma early in life with a focus on adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

Women’s Health Information Line 1800 675 028


National Association of Services Against Sexual Violence (NASASV)

NASASV is the peak body for organisations who work with victim/survivors of sexual violence and who work to prevent sexual violence.


National Redress Scheme (NRS)

NRS for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse

1800 737 377


Survivors and Mates Support Network (samsn)

SAMSN Provide support for male survivors of childhood sexual assault

(02) 8355 3711  or 1800 472 676

Sexual Assault Support Service Southern Tasmania

(03) 6231 0044 

24/7 Support Hotline: 1800 697 877


Victims Support Services

1800 663 773



National telephone and online counselling and information 24/7

1800 737 732   24/7


Family Violence Services

Family Violence Counselling and Support Service (Safe at Home)

1800 608 122


Huon Domestic Violence Service

(03) 6264 2222

Safe at Home


Safe at Home Court Support and Liaison Service

1300 663 773


Safe from Violence


Relationship Abuse of an Intimate Nature (RAIN) (West and North West Tasmania)

1800 243 232

Practical and social support for women, men and children who have been subjected to family violence. The service is provided through Anglicare offices in Devonport and Burnie, with outreach support to West Coast, Circular Head and King Island.

Mental Health Support Services:


National crisis support and suicide prevention service

13 11 14


MensLine Australia

1300 789 978

Mental Health Hotline

Mental health triage for advice, assessment and referral

1800 332 388 (statewide)

Suicide Call Back Service

1300 659 467

Child Related Services


1800 650 890

Free online and telephone service that supports young people aged between 12 and 25 and their families going through a tough time.


For young people (12-25 years old) who need help with mental health, physical health, alcohol and other drugs, or work and study support

Devonport (03) 6424 2144

Hobart (03) 6231 2927

Launceston (03) 6335 3100


Kids Helpline

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

1800 551 800


Safe Families Strong Kids (SFSK) Advice and Referral line

Contact the SFSK Advice and Referral line if you have concerns about the safety and welfare of a child.  If the child is at immediate risk call 000 (police or ambulance)

1800 000 123


Cultural Support Services

Migrant Resource Centre

Burnie (03) 6431 9476

Hobart (03) 6221 0999

Launceston (03) 6331 2300

Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation

Counselling, legal service, information and advice

(03) 6234 0700 (Hobart)

(03) 6331 6966 (Launceston)

(03) 6431 3289 (Burnie)

Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS)

131 450

LGBTIQ+ Support Services

Engender Equality (formerly SHE)

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

(03) 6278 9090 (Statewide)



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

1800 184 527


Working It Out

Tasmania’s gender, sexuality and intersex status support and education service

(03) 6231 1200

Safe Shelter

Karinya Young Women’s Service

Supported Crisis Accommodation in Launceston for young women 13-20 years old

(03) 6331 0774


Magnolia Place

Short term crisis accommodation for women and their children experiencing homelessness

(03) 6344 5322


Yemaya Women’s Support Service

Support for women who are or have been experiencing abusive relationships

(03) 6334 0305


Salvation Army

Oakleigh Accommodation Services, Burnie

Emergency and Transitional Accommodation for Men; Women and children experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Staff are available 24/7.

(03) 6430 4100


Housing Connect

1300 135 513


Warawee Women’s Shelter – North West Coast

Crisis accommodation for women and children who are escaping violence, sexual abuse and homelessness

(03) 6425 1382

Disability Support

Department of Communities Tasmania

Disability and Community Services

1300 135 513


Gateway to all family and disability services in Tasmania

1800 171 233


National Relay Service

National phone relay service for people who are deaf or who have hearing or speech impediment

1300 135 513

Legal Support

Hobart Community Legal Centre Inc.

(03) 6223 2500

Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania

1300 366 611

Safe at Home Court Support and Liaison Service

1300 663 773


Women’s Legal Service Tasmania

1800 682 468


Other Services

Advocacy Tasmania

1800 005131