Family Violence

Living free from violence is everyone’s right.

Taking action to prevent it is everyone’s responsibility.

The Safe Choices Programme has its focus on the improved safety of women, children and other Tasmanian community members, through the raising of awareness around the issue of Family Violence.

The Safe Choices Programme provides:

  • Safe Choices website for information on support services: 
  • Email support available to all members of the community.
  • Phone support via: 1800 806 189.
  • Information packs.
  • One to one support from a case-worker for those experiencing multiple needs.

Local support

Police Emergency 000

Police Attendance: 131 444

The Salvos: 6261 2353

Lifeline: 6282 1500 or 131 114

Kids Helpline: 1800 551 800

Family Violence Response and Referral Line: 1800 633 937

Strong Families-Safe Kids
(advice and referrals regarding Child Abuse): 1800 000 123

Family Violence Counselling and Support Service:
Freecall 1800 608 122

Hobart Women’s Shelter: 6273 8455

Young Women’s Refuge: 6272 7751

Sexual Assault Support: 6231 1811 or 6231 1817 or
1800RESPECT (1800 737 732)

Engender Equality (formerly SHE – Support, Help, Empowerment): 6278 9090

Child Safety Service (to report abuse of children): 1300 737 639

Alcohol and Drug information helpline: 1800 811 994

Relationships Australia: 1300 364 277
Email: admin@hobartfrc.com.au

Men’s Referral Service: 1300 766 491

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