Other Support Services

In addition to our Colony 47 programs, the following organisations provide a range of support services that may be of help to you or a loved one.

Housing Connect

Housing Connect is Tasmania’s entry point for assistance for people who are experiencing homelessness or are in housing need. It provides support and assistance with all your housing needs, from crisis accommodation to a long-term home.

Housing Connect services are delivered by Anglicare, CatholicCare, Hobart City Mission, and Wintringham.

The new address for Housing Connect Front Door from 1 July 2024 in Southern Tasmania is now 159 Collins Street, Hobart.

For assistance please call 1800 800 588.

Safe Night Space

The Hobart City mission and Salvation Army have developed a Safe Space for men and women who are sleeping rough in the City of Hobart.

Safe Night Space runs from 8pm to 7am, 7 days a week.  It is a safe and secure place for people to find shelter from the elements, rest and links to support services such as Housing Connect, Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug doctors

Findhelp

Findhelp Tas is a self-funded community initiative lead by a partnership of Tasmanian community service organisations, supported by TasCOSS.  It provides a wide ranging, publicly accessible managed dataset of services and activities that support the health and wellbeing of Tasmanians and our communities.

Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a integrated nationwide service assiting people to find safe and affordable housing, support disadvantaged children and families, empower troubled young people and asssit people with mental illness and disability.

The Link Youth Health Service

The Link is a safe, professional and confidential service that provides support, practical assistance, information, advocacy and referral services in relation to health and other related issues. All services are free of charge and confidential.

Coping with stress and anxiety

There are a range of additional support services available:

Kids Helpline, phone 1800 55 1800

Lifeline, 24hr counselling, phone 13 11 14

Suicide Call Back Service, phone 1300 659 467

1800 RESPECT, Domestic Violence support, phone 1800 737 732

Beyond Blue, phone 1300 22 4636

Headspace, phone (03) 6231 2927 or 1800 650 890