Community Services



A Tasmanian lifeline
Lifeline Tasmania has set up a new service for Tasmanians, specifically to deal with unprecedented demand for information, advice and support because of the coronavirus pandemic, called A Tasmanian Lifeline. 
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online
ADATS – Anglicare Drug & Alcohol Treatment Service
Drug and alcohol treatment service
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
ADATS + Anglicare Drug & Alcohol Treatment Service Plus
To deliver alcohol and other drug treatment services, by counselling, where there is coinciding mental illness and/or risk of homelessness for the Tasmanian community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Alcoholics Anonymous Australia
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us
Arthritis & Osteoporosis Tasmania
A small, largely voluntary charitable organisation, Arthritis & Osteoporosis Tasmania provides information, education and community support services to Tasmanians living with arthritis, osteoporosis and related conditions.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
ASAP – Attempted Suicide Aftercare Program
Support service for people (and their family and other key support people) who have attempted suicide and who are not receiving case management from Mental Health Services (Public),
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online
Australia Red Cross – Ulverstone Branch
People helping people
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us, We come to you
Australian Breastfeeding Assoc. – Central Coast Group
Breastfeeding Information, Support and Advocacy
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Australian Red Cross Telecross Service
A free daily morning welfare call to check you’re okay between 8.00am – 9.00am 7 days per week. This services is provided by friendly volunteers
How is this service delivered?:
Phone
https://autismtas.org.au/
We provide information, assistance, and resources for people on the spectrum and those who support them.
We are committed to improving the lives of adults and children on the autism spectrum, their families, and carers; and to improve community awareness, acceptance, and understanding of autism.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Baptcare Horizons
Baptcare Horizons program supports anyone with a Mental Illness that is severe and episodic in nature.
How is this service delivered?:
We come to you
Baptcare TasConnect
Baptcare Mental Health TasConnect is a free phoneline supporting Tasmanians with mental health concerns to identify which psychosocial service is best suited and provide them with accurate information on how that service can be accessed.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone
Care Beyond Cure Inc
Care Beyond Cure Inc is a local charity
Vision: To relieve the suffering and distress of individuals with a diagnosed progressive life-limiting illness and their family carer through the provision of practical assistance.
Mission: work to establish and develop programs reflective of the Care Beyond Cure vision.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Care Forward
Providing health and home care, Care Forward is Tasmanian, locally-owned, operating State-wide, since 1999 — specialising in services designed to support the independence of older Tasmanians and people living with chronic conditions or disabilities.
How is this service delivered?:
We come to you
Carers Tasmania
We provide support to family & friend carers across the state
Central Coast Adult Day Centre
The Central Coast Adult Day Centre caters for older (65+), socially isolated people, as well as younger (18+) disabled adults. They provide group and individual lifestyle and leisure assessments and programs to maintain and enhance the quality of life for clients attending.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Central Coast Community Health Centre
The Centre provides residents with the opportunity to access quality health and community services.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Central Coast Community Shed
The Central Coast Community Shed offers a safe and social place to come down, meet new people and make some good gear out of wood!
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Central Coast Council
The Council represents the Central Coast community and provides a range of local services and activities
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Central Coast Film Society
We are a community film society, providing monthly entertainment for locals.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Central Coast Garden Club Inc
Garden club that meets once a month as well as trips and much more
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Chats – Lifeline
The Chats Program aims to help you to improve your health, happiness and confidence and reduce any feelings of loneliness or isolation.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Community Rapid Response Service (ComRRS)
The Community Rapid Response Service (ComRRS) provides health care for people who are at risk of needing to go to hospital with an acute illness, injury or deterioration of a pre-existing condition.
How is this service delivered?:
We come to you
Community Transport Services Tasmania
CTST is a state-wide, community based, not-for-profit organisation that provides affordable door-to-door community transport for the over 65s, and people with a disability.

How is this service delivered?:
We come to you
Community Visitors Scheme
The Community Visitors Scheme aims to decrease social isolation in the community for older Tasmanians.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us
Connect Café
The Connect Café helps people living with dementia, as well as carers, to make connections with each other and the broader community
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
COTA (Council on the Ageing) Tasmania – Aged Care Navigator
A free and friendly community service to help you navigate the aged care system
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Country Women’s Association – Central Coast Branch
The Country Women’s Association in Tasmania (Inc) is an iconic women’s group which continues to improve the lives of women and children.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Dementia Australia
Dementia Australia (formerly Alzheimer’s Australia) is a unified, national peak body supporting people of all ages living with all forms of dementia, their families and carers.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
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
Engender Equality
Engender Equality offers trauma informed counselling and support to people who have been affected by Family Violence
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
GH – Gamblers Help Counselling
Free and confidential personal and family counselling for problem gambling
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Headspace
Support and assistance finding accommodation or related support services. Mental health workers. Assist you with work or study opportunities. Find out about local employment opportunities. Assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Health Promotion Unit
We provide support and training for Health Promotion planning and activities with THS staff, as well as non-government organisations, community service organisations, local government, schools, and more.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, We come to you
Hearing Australia
Helping Australians rediscover the joy of sound for over 70 years
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Hospice Care Association of North West Tasmania Inc
Hospice Care provides trained Volunteers to sit with clients with a life limiting illness, to ensure their carer can have some much needed respite on a regular basis. We also provide transport to treatment, medical appointments and limited social outings
How is this service delivered?:
We come to you
HPP – Hepatitis Prevention Program
Promote and facilitate access to testing for blood borne viruses. Provide support to people to enable them to commence and complete their hepatitis B and hepatitis C treatment. Prevent transmission of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C. Promote and facilitate access to Hepatitis B vaccination.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Justices of the Peace
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
Ladies Group – Central Coast Community Shed
The Central Coast Community Shed offers a safe and social place to come down, meet new people and make some good gear out of wood!
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
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
Lions Club of Forth Valley Inc
We provide support for a vast range of projects within our District.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Lions Club of Penguin
Providing community support and organising events for the community.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Meals on Wheels (Penguin)
Delivery of meals and welfare check
How is this service delivered?:
We come to you
Meals on Wheels (Ulverstone)
We coordinator, order and deliver meals to clients in the local community.
How is this service delivered?:
We come to you
Men Care Too
A grassroots community group based in Ulverstone, Men Care Too is primarily aimed at sharing news and information relevant for all men with a particular focus on blokes in unpaid, informal caring roles.
How is this service delivered?:
Online