Family Violence Counselling And Support Service (FVCSS) 1800 608 122

If someone is at immediate risk or in danger call Tasmania Police on 000

The Family Violence Counselling and Support Service (FVCSS) is a free service. We work with adults, children and young people who have experienced family violence.

FVCSS provides:
• Information, counselling and support by telephone and face to face
• Safety planning
• Linking victims to police support
• Advocacy, liaison and referral to appropriate legal, accommodation and support services

FVCSS is part of the Tasmanian Government integrated response to family violence FVCSS works with Tasmania Police, the Court Support and Liaison Service and other key agencies to manage responses to incidents of family violence.

Who this service is for

People can self-refer or be referred by another person or service. Services are available to people in heterosexual and same-sex relationships.


All services are free, confidential, voluntary and subject to the State’s Privacy Provisions.

Opening Hours

The service operates from 9am to midnights weekdays and 4pm to midnight weekends and public holidays.

How this service is delivered

  • Face-to-face

    The Family Violence Counselling and Support Service has offices in Burnie, Launceston and Hobart. Contact us to arrange an appointment.

  • Call or visit us online

    Statewide - 1800 608 122

    If someone is at risk or in danger, call 000.

  • We'll come to you (outreach)

    Appointments can also be made to see clients in other locations.


You can download our Family Violence and Support Service Adult Program brochure here.

You can access the Children and Young Persons program (CHYPP) brochure on our website.

Download Brochure

Updated: 07/07/2022

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