⚠ Important Notice
The new Department for Education, Children and Young People was established on 1 October 2022. Our Department is responsible for Child Safety, Youth Justice, Public Education, Out of Home Care, Libraries and Child and Family Learning Centres.
All services provided by both departments will remain accessible and in operation for existing and new clients. The contact person you had before 1 October will still be your contact person now. If there are any changes in the future, these will be communicated before they occur.
For more information about the new Department visit the New Department for Education, Children and Young People webpage.
Child Safety Concern
Strong Families, Safe Kids Advice & Referral Line is the first point of contact for child wellbeing and safety.
Strong Families, Safe Kids Advice & Referral Line (external link)
The Family Violence Counselling and Support Service has moved to the Department of Health
Professional and specialised services to assist children, young people and adults affected by family violence.
Family Violence Counselling and Support Service (external link)
Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
Latest information about COVID-19.
Our division develops and delivers state wide policy, programs and services to support and enhance the safety and wellbeing of Tasmanian children, young people, families, carers and our staff.
To have a conversation about your concerns for the safety or wellbeing of a child, contact the Advice and Referral Line on 1800 000 123.
More information about Children, Youth and Families.
Youth and Families ‘Striving for Practice Excellence: Our Strategic Direction 2021-2024’.