Useful contacts and support services
- Find & Connect Support Service
Helps Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants to trace their history and understand the reason they were placed into care, reconnect with family where possible and to access counselling and other supports.
Phone: 1800 16 11 09 (Freecall)
- Care Leavers Australasia Network
A group who supports people who have grown up in orphanages, children’s homes, missions and foster care in Australia and New Zealand, or whose parents or other family members had this experience.
Phone:1800 008 774
- Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)
Family history and adoption resources for Aboriginal Tasmanians.
- Tasmanian Family History Society
Library resources and advice.
- National Redress Scheme
Phone: 1800 737 377
If you need immediate assistance, please contact:
Relationships Australia (Tasmania): 1300 364 277
Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636
Lifeline: 13 11 14
Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467