Tasmania Redress Support Services

Redress Support Services (RSS) are specialist, trauma-informed, culturally safe, survivor centred services. Free, confidential, practical and emotional support is available before, during and after people make, or consider making, an application to the National Redress Scheme. RSS can refer survivors to knowmore for free legal advice and financial counselling, as well as other community services as needed.

RSS offer face-to-face, online and telephone support, noting operating hours are local time.

Relationships Australia Tasmania

Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS)

South East Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation (SETAC)

Relationships Australia Tasmania

Relationships Australia Tasmania provides a free service for people engaging with the National Redress Scheme.

Relationships Australia Tasmania provides face-to-face support, trauma informed counselling, information and referral services from its three offices in New Town, Launceston and Devonport.

Relationships Australia Tasmania also provides outreach services and telephone support as appropriate.

Primary locations: Hobart, Launceston, Devonport

Outreach locations: Outreach services can be provided to other locations upon request.

Phone: 1300 364 277

Email/online contact: Relationships Australia Tas Signup (signupform.info)

Website: https://tas.relationships.org.au

Operating hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday 

Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS)

SASS is a free and confidential support service for people of all ages who have been affected by any form of sexual violence. Our general counselling service operates in Southern Tasmania. We provide information and support to professionals and offer a range of training workshops and education sessions throughout Tasmania.

We also provide Redress Support Services across Tasmania. This service provides free, confidential and practical support and information to people who experienced sexual abuse as children while in the care of an institution.

Primary locations: New Town, Huonville, South Burnie

Outreach locations: Northern Tasmania and the North West Coast, East Coast, Central Highlands and Southern Midlands region

Phone: (03) 6231 0044

Email/online contact: admin@sass.org.au

Website: http://www.sass.org.au

Operating hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday

South East Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation (SETAC)

SETAC exists to facilitate the empowerment of the Aboriginal people of South East Tasmania so that, through self-determination, they can make decisions that affect their lives and share in Australia’s land, wealth, and resources, contributing equitably to the nation’s economic, social, and political life, with full recognition of, and support for the ongoing enjoyment and development of their Indigenous cultural heritage.

SETAC provides free, confidential, practical and emotional support before, during and after people make, or consider making, an application to the National Redress Scheme.

Primary locations: Cygnet, Kingston Beach

Outreach locations: Across Tasmania

Phone: (03) 6295 0004

Email/online contact: https://setac.org.au/contact-us

Website: https://setac.org.au

Operating hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday (Cygnet) 9.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday (Kingston Beach)