Children & Youth Services

Asthma Australia
Most of the time we take our breathing for granted. Inhale, exhale, inhale, exhale. But for people with asthma, the simple act of breathing can be a difficult and terrifying experience. At Asthma Australia we help people to breathe so they can live freely.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
CHAT Centre
Speech Pathology services for children.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Child Development Unit – North West
The Child Development Unit – North West provides a comprehensive free assessment and referral service for children 0 – 5 years of age who are suspected of having delays in one or more areas of their development.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us
Child Health Centre – Penguin
Providing counselling, support and health/practical parenting information for families, growth/development assessments for children and referral to other health professionals as required in consultation with the family.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Child Health Centre – Ulverstone
Providing counselling, support and health/practical parenting information for families, growth/development assessments for children and referral to other health professionals as required in consultation with the family.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
CYMHS – Child and Youth Mental Health Support
Early intervention support for vulnerable families with children and young people (0-18) who are showing early signs of or at risk of developing mental illness. (E.g. difficulty dealing with family separation, school transitions, bullying, parental mental illness, body image etc.)
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Debbie’s Little Buddies
Debbies Little Buddies is an Early Learning Centre for children aged 0-12.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Dragonfly Counselling and Consulting
Individual and couples counselling. Need someone to help talk through your current issues/hurdles. Give us a call.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Family Based Care Tasmania
A non-faith-based Provider of individualised support services to the aged, disabled and their carers enabling individuals to live safely and independently in their homes for longer. We always do our best to provide care that is the right fit at the right time in the right place.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us, We come to you
Forth Primary School
Our school offers most of the programs offered in larger schools, whilst still retaining the ‘family atmosphere’ and the benefits of a smaller school. 
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Hearing Australia
Helping Australians rediscover the joy of sound for over 70 years
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
KIDS – Kind Individuals Delivering Support
We provide Practical, Social and Emotional Support as well as Parenting Education and Skill Building.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, We come to you
KiF – Kids in Focus
Provides support and counselling to parents who are using alcohol or other drugs; and can also provide counselling and support for children.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Libraries Tasmania – Penguin Library
Offering lending items, access to online information, research/information services, free access to the internet and computers and a variety of programs, services and events for adults, children and young people enabling personal learning, growth and community connections.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Lifeline
Saving lives. Crisis support. Suicide prevention.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online
Molenda Lodge Incorporated
Molenda provides activities (farm, craft, horse therapy, hospitality etc., on a 17 acre heritage property 3k from Ulverstone on the Castra Road.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
NESTS – North-West Early Start Therapeutic Support
NESTS provides early therapeutic intervention to ‘hard to engage’, ‘at risk’ families on the verge of Child Protection involvement.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
New Mornings
New Mornings is a Christian Mental Health Support organisation that aims to : To prevent mental illness by equipping individuals to grow in resilience and by increasing their community connections. To encourage and equip people who support others with mental illness. To support and equip individuals with mental illness to maximise recovery and help prevent relapse.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
North & North West Sexual Assault Support Service TA Laurel House
Laurel House provides face-to-face counselling to adults and children affected by sexual assault across Northern Tasmania. We also provide a 24/7 crisis response service which can assist you with an immediate crisis as a result of a recent, or historical assault, hospital attendance or speaking with police.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone
Nurture Clinical Psychology
Supporting children and families with emotional problems, autism and parenting
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Parent Line
The Parent Line offers twenty-four hours information and support for parents throughout Tasmania
How is this service delivered?:
Phone
Parenting Centre – North West
The North West Parenting Centre offers short term intensive support for families experiencing difficulties and pressures associated with parenting.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Penguin Football Club
The Penguin Football club aims to serve our community with pride and passion
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Progress Ahead Life Coaching
We coach children using fun, story based programs/activities to help kids develop a growth mind-set. Learning how the mind works, giving them the tools to deal with the inevitable challenges of life, develop strong self-esteem, overcoming challenges such as fear, self-doubt, making mistakes, handling peer pressure and coping with anxiety.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
RAIN – Relationship Abuse of an Intimate Nature
Provide Advocacy, Support and Counselling to women, men and children who have been subjected to Family or Domestic Violence
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Reconnect
The Reconnect program uses community-based early intervention services to assist young people aged 12 to 18 years who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, and their families.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Relationships Australia
Relationships Australia Tasmania offers Counselling, Mediation, Family Dispute Resolution, Employee Assistance Program, Tasmanian Suicide Prevention Network, MENS Program (Men Engaging New Strategies), Redress Support Services, Children’s Contact Services. Most services are offered via ‘phone or video call (as well as Face-to-face).

Many of the services are free of charge.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Rotaract Club of Central Coast
We are a youth organisation that provide community services locally and internationally, whilst strengthening friendships and networks.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Rural Alive & Well INC
Rural Alive & Well Inc. (RAW) is a Tasmanian not-for-profit organisation helping individuals, families and the community through mental health issues with a focus on reducing the prevalence of suicide in rural communities.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us, We come to you
Performance Troupe in action at our showcase, Slipstream Circus
Slipstream Circus is a non-profit Youth Circus. Slipstream conducts classes in circus skills for all ages and skill levels. We aim to foster personal development as well as cooperation and community involvement.
Circus Classes, Workshops and Performances for events and festivals.
School Programs & Social Circus to the community.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
SYP – The Supported Youth Program
SYP supports young people aged between 10-18 who are disengaging from education and/or are at risk of homelessness; may also have mental health, AOD issues and/or involvement in the Youth Justice system.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Ulverstone Basketball Association
Basketball for 8 years of age through to senior ages
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Ulverstone Child Care Centre
The Centre is sponsored by the central Coast Council. It is run as a non-profit organisation to offer the community a choice of quality childcare. The Child Care Centre, the Outside School Hours Care and Vacation Care programs, which operate at Penguin, East Ulverstone and Forth, are part of the Community Services Division of the Council.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Ulverstone Library
Please refer to website for current information
How is this service delivered?:
Online
Ulverstone Neighbourhood House
UNH, works in collaboration with a variety of service providers to offer a range of community development programs and events based on the key social issues.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Ulverstone Physiotherapy
Musculoskeletal & sports physiotherapy
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Ulverstone Softball Association
Softball, open to players six years of age, and older men and women. Games are played Saturdays, October through to March. Men’s games are played Monday nights.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Warrawee Women’s Shelter
Warrawee offers a twenty four hour, seven day a week crisis accomodation service. We provide a safe, secure environment for women and women with children who are escaping violence, sexual abuse and homelessness.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Wellways Australia – Building a Future
Building a Future is a peer led education program that provides an opportunity to help build skills and resilience to better support someone who is living with mental ill health.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us, We come to you
Wellways Australia – Child, Youth and Family Engagement Program (CYFE)
Wellways Child, Youth and Family Engagement Program (CYFE) provides a professional and confidential service to children, young people and their families. Focusing on the strengths of the family, we build resilience, with the children and young people remaining the primary focus. This outreach program offers individual and group programs.
How is this service delivered?:
We come to you
Wellways Australia – Helpline
Helpline 1300 111 500 is a FREE volunteer support and referral service providing information to people experiencing mental health issues, their family, friends and carers. We can help if you are feeling socially isolated, seeking information about mental health or services, or simply need someone to talk to.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone
Wellways Australia – NDIS Recovery Coaching
A Wellways Recovery Coach has expertise and/or experience of psychosocial disability and mental health. They will work with you to design and put into action a plan for the future. Recovery Coaching is an NDIS support item for people with a psychosocial disability.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us, We come to you
Wetaway Program
Wetaway is a program offered by the Child Health and Parenting Service (CHaPS) to provide help for bedwetting children/ young people when they see the wetting as a problem.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone
Youth, Family and Community Connections
YFCC provide a range of services to young people, families and individuals in communities across the North West Coast and West Coast of Tasmania, with the aim that they are able to access to the support, encouragement and resources they need.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you