Help and Support for Parents in Hobart and Tasmania

Parents & Families in Tasmania

  • Anglicare Tasmania  – Services include counselling and family help.
  • Australian Breastfeeding Association (formerly Nursing Mothers' Association of Australia)
  • Australian Children's Contact Services Association Inc “ACCSA is a non-profit association which promotes sound analysis of the role and limitations of supervised parent / child contact (‘access', ‘visitation') services, provides a network for members and promotes quality in service provision.”
  • Australian Parents Council represents the views and interests of parents whose children are attending non-government schools.
  • Babymum Australia based in Launceston Tasmania, provides accommodation, support, outreach and education programs for pregnant and first time mums under the age of 21.
  • Boys Forward – Our boys need help in this rapidly changing world to step forward into frontline positions and not remain as background workers
  • The Fragile X Association of Australia – Information and telephone support groups as well as state-based volunteer support groups for parents.
  • Holyoake Tasmania  – Help families affected by all forms of addiction
  • Lone Fathers Association of Australia
  • National Child Protection Clearinghouse  – An information, advisory and research unit focused on the prevention of child abuse and neglect and associated family violence.
  • Parents without Partners Tasmania.
  • PFLAG – Australian site for the worldwide organisation supporting the Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays.
  • Pregnancy Loss Australia (formerly known as Teddy Love Club) is a national support program for bereaved families who suffer the loss of their baby or babies from miscarriage, stillbirth, termination for foetal abnormality and neo natal loss through our early support program and professional support services. The program operates in every state of Australia with the program provided to every maternity hospital across the country. We are leading the way in providing professional support, guidance and comfort to bereaved parents, their families and friends. We provide a range of support services including: • Ongoing Professional Counselling • Free Professional Telephone Counselling • Free Call 1800 Bereavement Support Line • Online Bereavement Support groups • Support Group Meetings • Bear Giving Program • Informative Resource Pack • National Grief & Loss Library • Australia Wide Newsletter
  • Raising Children Network – everyday tips for raising kids.
  • Relationships Australia  – Provides a range of relationship support services.
  • The Salvation Army
  • Tascare Society for Children  – Supports children with a disability and their families.
  • Tasmanian Council of Social Service
  • Troubled Teens  – Provides parents with articles and advice on dealing with their problem teenagers.
  • White Wreath Association Inc. Action Against Suicide

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