Tasmanian Family Law Pathways

Family Focus Drug Support Service

The Family Focus Drug Support Service aims to provide professional, accessible and timely support for persons with problematic substance abuse issues. In addition, the Family Drug Support Service offers much needed support and assistance for family members and/or significant others in coping with the stress associated with a persons drug use.
In line with the vision, mission and values of Youth and Family Focus, the Family Drug Support Service aims to achieve outcomes that allow young people to positively contribute to their family and the community. The Family Drug Support Service is dedicated to providing accessible services to the wider Mersey Leven area through increased outreach support to young people, families and significant others.

Services Include:
  • Family and Individual counselling for drug users and/or their family members
  • A safe and confidential environment for people to address drug issues
  • Health promotion, education and information sessions for the education sector, the community at large, businesses, organisations and community groups
  • Promotion and support of community support networks
  • Assessment, referral and treatment services
  • Assistance to parents and other family members in coping with issues related to a persons drug use
  • Promotion of communication between parents and young adults effected by drug use
  • The Family Focus Drug Support Service is a project of Youth and Family Focus Inc. and is funded through The Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing


Drugs, Alcohol and other Addictions

How to Contact:

Phone: 03 6423 6635

Other Phone: 1800 351 498

Fax: 03 6423 6642



81 Oldaker Street
Devonport, TAS, 7310