Support and Referral

The Huon Domestic Violence Service works closely with other service providers to ensure the best possible outcome for the person/ families requiring support and assistance.

 

TASMANIA POLICE EMERGENCY CALLS 000

Service Contact Details
Family Violence Counselling and Support Service (Safe at Home)

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

The service operates from 9am to midnights weekdays and 4pm to midnight weekends and public holidays

 

1800 608 122 State-wide

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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

1800 243 232

Sexual Assault Services

   
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

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

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.

Housing Connect 1800 800 588
 
 
Centrelink  132 850

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Services for People with Disabilities
Gateway

A gateway to all family and disability services in Tasmania

1800 171 233

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Women With Disabilities Australia

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

(03) 6244 8255

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National Services

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

 

 

 

Lifeline

For emergency TTY calls

106

For emergency access via the internet

For non-emergency TTY calls

133 677

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131114

Reporting Child Abuse

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