Victims of Crime
- 1800RESPECT – National counselling helpline, information and support 24/7 – Are you experiencing sexual assault or domestic and family violence? Seeking to support someone who is? We can help. Phone 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or visit www.1800RESPECT.org.au. For more information about a service in your state or local area download the DAISY App in the App Store or Google Play.
- Alternatives to Violence Project AVPQ is a growing community of people who support those actively seeking nonviolent solutions to conflict. Members share experiences, skills, information and their time. It is a multicultural, independent, non-profit association of trained volunteers, offering experiential workshops that help people to change their lives.
- Another Closet: Domestic Violence in Gay and Lesbian Relationships – Information source for victims of domestic violence.
- ASCA – Advocates for Survivors of Child Abuse is a national not-for-profit organisation of survivors supporting other survivors.
- Australian Childhood Foundation– This website aims to give adults a better understanding about child abuse and its impact on children, families and all of us.
- Centacare Tasmania– Centacare runs programs which help combat family violence, including crisis intervention, counselling, and group programs for perpetrators of violence regardless of religion, race, cultural or economic circumstance.
- Crime Stoppers – Phone 1800 005 555. If you need police to attend an address or you need immediate police assistance DO NOT PHONE CRIME STOPPERS. In an emergency dial 000
- Domestic Violence Resource Centre
- Hobart Community Legal Service – Free legal advice and referral.
- Kids Help Line is Australia’s only free, confidential and anonymous, 24-hour telephone and
online counselling service specifically for young people aged between five and 18.
- Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania – Free legal advice and referrals, plus seminars and legal representation.
- Let’s Face It – Based on the film The Man Who Stole My Mother’s Face, deals with issues surrounding sexual assault.
- Relationships Australia – Provides trauma and crisis services, as well as counselling and support.
- Safe at Home – A range of services to protect and support victims of family violence, including young people and children.
- Support Help and Empowerment (S.H.E) -S.H.E. offers counselling and support to women who are in or from an abusive intimate relationship, whether it is past or current.
- Tasmania Police
- Victims of Crime Service – offers counselling, support, information and referral services. Offices in Burnie, Devonport, Hobart and Launceston
- Violence Against Women Australia Says NO– Provides Information for young people, parents and the community on identifying and avoiding abusive and violent relationships and where to find help.
- When Love Hurts – Provides contacts for various support and information services.
Other sites of Interest
- There are also a number of other free Legal Services in Hobart
- Further support can be found on the Hobart Support Group Page