To report sexual abuse or sexual harassment within the Anglican Diocese of Tasmania:

Contact 1800 017 286

This telephone service is usually available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

This is a free call from a landline number but charges may apply to your telephone account if you call from a mobile phone.

Help numbers

Ring 24 hours for help in a crisis

Lifeline Tasmania

  • 13 11 14

Kids Help Line

  • 1800 55 1800

Sexual Assault Support Service

  • 6231 1811

Gambling Help Line Tasmania

  • 1800 000 973

Domestic Violence Unit

(for almost 24 hour service)

  • 1800 633 937

9am - midnight weekdays; 4pm - midnight weekends and public holidays

For information and referral during office hours


  • 1800 243 232

Parish-centred counselling services

Professional counselling with a Christian focus in Launceston:

Care and Counsel:

  • 6331 9600

Or if you're just feeling lonely, sad, confused and just can't make sense of life contact someone in your local church

Life Link Samaritans (Launceston)

Phone 24 hours:

  • 6331 3355

when calling from outside Launceston:

  • 1300 364 566

Life Link Samaritans is a 24 hour telephone befriending service for people in times of crisis, when they are lonely or to talk over issues.

The Face to Face Befriender Service offers friendship and support to help people through emotionally difficult life situations. A free and confidential service available 9am-5pm weekdays.

The Samaritans offer particular support after suicide, and are active in the area of suicide awareness and suicide prevention.