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.
- 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.
Monday- Friday: 9:00am- 5:00pm
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Redress Support Services
** COVID-19 Update - For the safety of our clients, staff and community, we are no longer delivering services face to face but have shifted to phone and videoconference sessions. If you have an upcoming appointment you wish to discuss, or you’re in need of support, you can contact us on 1300 364 277 between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm or you can send an email enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org **
Relationships Australia Tasmania offers this service to support people to engage with the National Redress Scheme.