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Domestic Violence Organisations in Tasmania

Anglicare Youth Care Shelter

An emergency shelter for young people. Phone: (03) 6234 6316

Annie Kenney Young Women's Refuge

Crisis accommodation and support for women 13-20 years old facing homelessness and domestic violence. Phone: (03) 6272 7751

Bethany Family Home

A shelter for women and children (including older boys) escaping domestic violence. Phone: (03) 6223 3866 (paging service and quote ID number 22454)

Centacare Family Services

Centacare offers a wide range of family support, family planning, adoption, counselling,accommodation and employment services to the community. Phone: (03) 6278 1660 Barton Lodge (Centacare)(North Tas) Provides emergency accommodation, counselling and support for families. Can provide outreach services, childcare and transport. Phone: (03) 6326 7711

Caroline House

An emergency shelter for women and children. Phone: (03) 62 28 7118 or (03) 62 34 5011

Domestic Violence Action Group

Provides a forum and support for service providers, community education; aims to bring about legislative changes to increase the safety of women and children in Tasmania. Phone: (03) 6234 9055

Domestic Violence Crisis Service

A free service available to anyone who needs help because their partner or former partner is violent and/or abusive to them. Assistance includes crisis and short term support, information on domestic violence, court and legal support and practical help. Phone: Freecall: 1800 633 937 Southern Region: (03) 6233 2529 Northern Region: (03) 6336 2379 North-West Region: (03) 6434 6246

Geeveston Community Centre

Drop in centre, runs classes, social outings, counselling, information and referrals to other organisations and resource networks. Phone: The Co-ordinator (03) 6297 1616

Hobart City Mission

Provides crisis/medium term supported accommodation for homeless women and children in the Hobart area. Phone: (03) 6231 0966

Hobart Women's Health Centre

The Centre aims to provide an equally accessible health service to women regardless of their age, disability, geographical location, sexual orientation, financial status, ethnic origin and background. Ph: (03) 6231 3212

Hobart Women's Shelter

Crisis/medium term supported accommodation for women and children escaping domestic violence. Support includes counselling, practical support, information and referrals. Phone: (03) 6234 6323

Huon Domestic Violence Information Service

Support, information and referral to survivors of domestic violence in the Huon area. Information and resources for school and community groups and service providers. Phone: (03) 6264 2222

Jireh House

An emergency shelter for women and children. Phone: (03) 6229 3750

Karinya Young Womyn's Refuge

Provides crisis accommodation for young women aged between 14-25 years with no dependants, who are homeless. Provides practical and emootional support, including information, advocacy, outreach and referrals. Phone: (03) 6344 9520

Launceston City Mission

Offers 'AWARE' - a self-help group for women who have experienced abuse. Phone: (03) 63 31 6999

Launceston Women's Shelter (Magnolia Place)

Provides emergency/medium term accommodation for women and children escaping domestic violence and/or who are homeless. Also provides practical and emotional support, including advocacy, information and referral on housing, legal and income issues. Child care services are also available. Phone: (03) 6334 3161

Salvation Army Family Support Services

The service responds to people in crisis through providing a range of assistance, including: emergency relief, material and financial aid, referral to other services, and advocacy. Operating hours are Monday to Friday 9am - 3.30pm. The Service also after hours support to women and children in crisis, including crisis accommodation. Phone:Southern Region: (03) 6231 1345 (business hours) and (03) 6234 5777 (after hours) Northern Region: (03) 6331 8914 North-West Region: (03) 64 315791 or (03) 6424 9177 Mc Combe House (Salvation Army) Provides crisis/short term supported accommodation for women; women with children escaping domestic violence; and homeless women with children. Phone: (03) 62 34 5777

SHE - (Support, Help and Empowerment)

A Support service for women in and from abusive relationships. Offers telephone and face-to-face counselling, support groups, referral and advocacy. Phone: (03) 6278 9090

Survivors - Women's Domestic Violence Support Service

A post-crisis service providing medium to long term support for women who are in, or have experienced (however long ago) abusive/violent relationships. Offers individual counselling and group support programs. Phone: (03) 6334 0305

Tasmania Police

Restraint order applications, crisis assistance. Phone: Southern Region: (03) 6230 2111 Northern Region: (03) 6336 3701 North-West Region: (03) 6434 5211 Emergency: 000

Warrawee Women's Shelter

24 hour crisis accommodation and medium term accommodation and support services to women and children who are escaping domestic violence. Phone: (03) 6425 1382

West Coast Crisis Accommodation

Provision of outreach, support, information and referral for people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. Phone: (03) 6471 6346

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