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Social Work Services

Sorell/Tasman Health and Community Services

Social workers are available to provide a wide range of services, including assistance with completing forms and dealing with Government/Non Government agencies. We can also provide information and support, referral and advocacy, and offer personal support and counselling. Home visits and contact by phone are also part of our service, which is confidential and free of charge. We are based in a number of locations in the Tasman and Sorell municipalities.

1614 Nubeena Road
6250 9000 or 0438 192 328
8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday

Murdunna Information and Service Centre
Arthur Highway Murdunna (Murdunna Playground)
6253 5575 or 0438 192 328
1:00pm to 4:00pm, Tuesday (and other times by appointment)

Dunalley Information and Service Hub
160 Arthur Highway
6253 5575
10:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday.

Sorell Community Health Service
57 Cole Street, Sorell
6265 6615
9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday

Lifeline 131 114 (24 hours, daily)
Provides crisis support through their confidential 24 hour helpline as well as an online crisis chat (8pm-midnight)

HealthDirect 1800 022 222 (24hours, daily)

Dealing with stress information www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/emergency_info

Schooling: Social worker service for students and Parents 0408 539 686 (8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday

Financial Counselling
Families and individuals – Anglicare 1800 007 007
Farms/Businesses – Rural Financial Counselling Services 6272 5992
Financial Planning Association 1300 626 393