Support Groups/Services

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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
Alcohol and Drug Services North West
Alcohol and Drug Services aim to minimize the harm caused by the use of alcohol and other drugs.
How is this service delivered?: Phone, You come to us
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
FSS – Family Support North-North West
Provide information and support to anyone affected by a family member or significant other using alcohol or other drugs, including children. We welcome all types of families.
How is this service delivered?: Phone, Online, 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