Forced Adoption Support Services (FASS)

Relationships Australia Tasmania provides specialised counselling for trauma and grief, assistance with records searching, family-tracing and reunification and aims to improve access to peer and group support.

This service is provided by phone and face-to-face.

Key Outcomes:
– Understanding of past adoption practices
– Help with finding information about birth relatives through the Department
– Support with making contact with birth relatives and through grief and loss

Who this service is for

Any person who has been impacted by forced adoption practices including working with adults who were adopted, relinquishing mothers and fathers, adoptive mothers and fathers, birth siblings, adopted siblings and children of adopted people.


This is a free service, funded by the Australian Government, Department of Social Services.

Opening Hours

Monday- Friday: 9:00am- 5:00pm

How this service is delivered

  • Face-to-face

    This program is delivered in Hobart, Launceston and Devonport

  • Call or visit us online

    Call our friendly staff on 1300 364 277.

Updated: 22/03/2024

Provided by

20 Clare Street, New Town TAS, Australia
6 Paterson Street, Launceston TAS, Australia
68-70 North Fenton Street, Devonport TAS, Australia

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