Support Services Found: 28

1800 Respect

24/7 telephone and online crisis support, information and immediate referral to specialist counselling for anyone in Australia who has experienced or been impacted by sexual assault, or domestic or family violence.

Australian Childhood Trauma Group

Professional support services for government agencies, non-government agencies and schools.

Blue Knot Foundation

Provides telephone counselling, information and support for adult survivors of child abuse and referral to professionals and agencies. Provides workshops for survivors, family members, partners and friends. Professional development for health professionals is also available.


Specialist case management, face-to-face counselling (QLD only) and telephone counselling in all states and territories for child and adult survivors, non-offending family members and friends engaging with the Royal Commission.

Care Leavers Australasia Network (CLAN)

Support and advocacy for people who grew up in Australian orphanages, children’s homes and in foster care, and their families. Support provided to engage with the Royal Commission.
Government Funded

Child Migrants Trust

Social work services including counselling and support for family reunions.
Government Funded

Child Wise

Trauma informed telephone and online counselling for childhood abuse. Training and organisational capacity building on child abuse prevention.
Government Funded

Children and Young People with Disability Australia

Provides information, referral and systemic advocacy regarding the experiences of children with disability.
Government Funded

CREATE Foundation

CREATE Foundation supports children and young people with an out-of-home care experience aged 0-25 years. Join clubCREATE for free events, programs, grants, giveaways and surveys.

Find and Connect

Support and counselling for Forgotten Australians and former child migrants.  Family tracing and access to care records.

Find and Connect Tasmania

Support and counselling for Forgotten Australians and former child migrants. Family tracing and access to care records.


Counselling and referral service for young people aged 12- 25 years. Also supports parents.

Healing Foundation

Service to help build the capacity of Indigenous organisations and support the development of the Link-Up network.
Government Funded

In Good Faith Foundation

Provides independent advocacy, case work, referral and support to aid recovery for victims, their families and communities responding to clergy, religious and lay abuse.
Government Funded


Provides a free and independent legal service and for people engaging with the Royal Commission.

Laurel House

Counselling and support for anyone in the North or North West of Tasmania who has been raped, sexually assaulted or harassed, or abused as a child. The service includes partners and support people affected by sexual abuse.

Additional contact details:
1800 697 877 (after-hours crisis support)


24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention.
Phone131 114

Lighthouse Foundation

Specialist attachment and trauma informed training.

MensLine Australia

A national telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns.
Online Counselling
Government Funded

Mental Health Professionals Network

Provides mental health practitioners with networking and online professional development opportunities across Australia.

People with Disability Australia

Operating a national telephone line for advice, information, referrals and advocacy support. Provides training and individual advocacy support for people with disability.
TTY Counselling1800 422 016
Government Funded

Relationships Australia Tasmania

Family and relationship counselling and specialist support services for individuals engaged with or affected by the Royal Commission. Offices are located in Devonport, Launceston and Hobart.
Government Funded

Sexual Assault Counselling Australia (SACA)

Provides telephone counselling, including a free telephone interpreting service, for people affected by the Royal Commission. Some face-to-face counselling is available in NSW and Victoria. Staffed by trauma specialist counsellors.
Face to face
Government Funded

Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS)

Counselling for adults affected by sexual assault, survivors of sexual abuse and their families and support people in Southern Tasmania.

Suicide Call Back Service

24/7 counselling for people 18 years and over who are suicidal, caring for someone who is suicidal or people bereaved by suicide.


Provides advocacy, referrals and support services to people who have experienced religious/clergy abuse, with a focus on the Jewish community.
Government Funded

Victims Support Service

Personal support, counselling, information and referral services to help people deal with the impact of crime.

Additional contact details:
(03) 6777 2939 (Launceston)
1300 300 238 (after-hours crisis support)

WWILD Sexual Violence Prevention Association

WWILD works with men and women aged 14 years and over who have an intellectual disability, and survivors of sexual assault or crime, or at risk of becoming a victim of crime or exploitation.