Tasmanian Family Law Pathways
 
 
 

Family Violence Counselling And Support Service

Childrens and Young Person's Service (CHYPP)

The Family Violence Counselling and Support Service (FVCSS) is a statewide Tasmanian Government service that provides professional specialised services to assist children, young people and adults impacted by the experience of family violence.
FVCSS is a free service that works with adults and children who have been identified as victims of domestic/family violence.
FVCSS is part of the whole-of-government Safe at Home strategy to address the issue of family violence in the Tasmanian community.
In Tasmania Family Violence is recognised as a crime and as a form of Child Abuse.

FVCSS is divided into two programmes, which are the Children and Young Persons Program and the Adult Program.
The Children and Young Persons’ Program (CHYPP) provides therapeutic counselling and support to children and young people affected by domestic/family violence.

Services Include:
  • Information, support and therapeutic interventions for children affected by family violence.
  • Support and counselling for the non-offending parent, primary care-giver and other care givers.
  • Information and support to family, friends and support networks.
  • Group work programs for affected children and young people.
  • Act as an advocate to assist clients in accessing assistance.
  • Liaison with Government and non-government sector on behalf of clients.
  • Participation in weekly case coordination meetings with other Safe at Home service providers.

 



Children's Services
 

How to Contact:


Phone: 1800 608 122

Other Phone: 03 6233 6981

Website:
www.dhhs.tas.gov.au

Opening Hours:
9am - 5pm weekdays