Independent Living

The move to independent living for any young person can be challenging. Here are a range of services that you may find helpful.

Crisis situations happen in life and there are links here for services that can help you in times of need.

  • If you are homeless you can call the Homeless Support Helpline on 1800 800 588 from anywhere in the state. You can also visit the Homelessness Australia website for further information and resources.
  • The Shelter Tasmania website also provides information on emergency accommodation
  • Or if you’d like to talk to someone about your situation Kids Help Line and Lifeline have free 24 hour telephone counselling services

There is also information on accommodation, education, employment, health services, entertainment, along with additional ideas about the future.  Some useful websites are listed below