Family or Domestic Violence Counselling

Engender Equality offers a counselling service for any person affected by family violence or intimate partner abuse.

Counselling is:

  • Free and confidential
  • Unlimited (you can attend as many sessions as you need)
  • Short or long-term
  • Face-to-face, by phone and/or video
  • Suitable for people affected by family violence now or in the past
  • For all people regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, ability, marital or socioeconomic status, cultural, religious or ethnic background

Who this service is for

People who are experiencing or who have experienced abuse in a relationship.



Opening Hours

We operate during normal business hours. Our counsellors may be able to provide appointments outside normal business hours if you ask them.

Family Violence and Counselling Support 1800 608 122 (open until midnight) or 1800 RESPECT (open 24 hours).

Accessibility Support

Please contact us

How this service is delivered

  • Face-to-face

    Our counsellors are based in Hobart, Launceston and Northwest Tasmania.

  • Call or visit us online

    Call us to make an appointment.

    If you are experiencing Family Violence and need to talk to someone outside of business hours call the Family Violence and Counselling Support service on 1800 608 122 (open until midnight) or 1800 RESPECT (open 24 hours).

  • We'll come to you (outreach)

    We can offer services at other venues if you are unable to come to Engender Equality, or use our phone or online services (for example, if you have mobility or financial issues)

Updated: 18/10/2023