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 Personsâ€™ Program (CHYPP) provides therapeutic counselling and support to children and young people affected by domestic/family violence.