GET HELP2018-03-07T14:47:41+10:00

Support Services – Tasmania

A range of support services are available for people who have experienced sexual assault, domestic or family violence in Tasmania.

Counsellors can provide referrals to additional support services, and can be accessed by accessing any of the telephone or online counselling services.

Browse the services by clicking on the headings below.

Sexual Assault Services2018-01-06T14:44:01+10:00

Sexual Assault Support Services (24/7, 3 regions)

  • Telephone and face to face counselling
  • Hobart and South: Phone (03) 6231 1817.
  • Laurel House Launceston and North: Phone: (03) 6334 2740, After hours: 0409 800 394
  • Laurel House North West: Phone (03) 6431 9711
Domestic Violence Services2018-01-06T14:43:15+10:00

Family Violence Counselling and Support Service Phone: 1800 608 122 (statewide)

  • Monday – Friday 9am – midnight
  • weekends and public holidays 4pm – midnight

Safe at Home – Family Violence Response & Referral Line Phone: 1800 633 937 (freecall)

  • 24 hours 7 days a week
Reporting Abuse2018-01-06T14:42:10+10:00
To discuss concerns or to report child abuse, contact Child Protection Advice and Referral Service (Child and Family Services), Phone: 1300 737 639 (24/7).

To report sexual assault or domestic violence to the Police, contact the Police Assistance Line: 131 444 

Family violence incidents can be reported to the Tasmania Police Family Violence Response and Referral Line by calling 1800 633 937. To report an emergency, call 000 and ask for Police.

The Tasmania Police website has some useful information about family violence, including domestic violence and sexual assault, on their website.

Legal Support2018-01-06T14:41:24+10:00

Women’s Legal Service Phone: 1800 682 468

  • Free legal advice
Other Support Services2018-01-06T14:40:42+10:00

SHE (Support, Help & Empowerment)  Phone: (03) 6278 9090

  • Telephone and face-face counselling for women affected by abusive relationships.
  • Based in Hobart

Yemaya: Women’s Support Service Phone: 03 6334 0305

  • Counselling and support for women who have experienced abusive relationships.
  • Based in Launceston

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