Department for Education, Children and Young People general contact

Telephone: 1800 816 057
Business hours: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday

Postal Address: GPO Box 169 Hobart Tas 7001

Our Structure

Student financial assistance

Postal Address: GPO Box 169, Hobart Tasmania 7001
Telephone: 1800 827 055
Facsimile: (03) 6173 0315

Child safety concerns  

To have a conversation about your concerns for the safety or wellbeing of a child, contact the Strong Families, Safe Kids Advice and Referral Line on 1800 000 123. 

Children and Families and Youth Justice general contact

For enquires about the Child Safety Service, foster care and Community Youth Justice.  

The three regionally based offices can be contacted via the public phone number of 1300 737 639 or via the Visitor Centres at: 

  • Upper Woodhouse, St Johns Park, New Town 
  • 115 – 119 Cameron Street, Launceston 
  • Ground Floor, 49 Cattley Street, Burnie 
  • 23 Steele Street, Devonport 

Adoptions and Permanency Service


Webpage: Adoptions and Permanency Services

Phone: (03) 6166 0422 

Street Address: Lower Woodhouse Building, St Johns Park, New Town TAS 7008 

Postal Address: P.O. Box 538, Hobart TAS 7001 

Ashley Youth Detention Centre

The Ashley Youth Detention Centre is located in northern Tasmania, near Deloraine. 

Phone: (03) 6362 2311 

Tasmanian Autism Diagnostic Service 

Telephone: (03) 6166 1100 

Fax: (03) 6173 0439 

Postal Address: GPO Box 125, HOBART TAS 7001 


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Distribution of materials to schools

Information for external organisations wishing to distribute information items to schools.

The department will distribute information items to schools on behalf of external organisations if they

  • have direct educational value
  • have a clear community or health benefit
  • are non-political
  • are not advertising material.

Where possible, material is distributed by email through the Infostream service. Submission guidelines include details of allowable formats and distribution to government and non-government schools.

Good news stories

You can tell a good news story about your school or Child and Family Learning Centre (CFLC) by emailing Please include contact details and story information.


For general enquiries relating to Child Safety, Youth Justice, Public Education, Out of Home Care, Libraries and Child and Family Learning Centres please call 1800 816 057 or email

If you have a question about schools or CFLCs you can:

If you require further information, contact Learning Services Northern Region or Learning Services Southern Region.