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
Student financial assistance
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.
Strong Families, Safe Kids
Visit the website to access the online reporting form and further information.
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
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
Child and Family Learning Centres
- Visit the Great Start website to find a Child and Family Learning Centre – locations and contact details
Official directory for the Tasmanian Government
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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
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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 ServiceCentre@decyp.tas.gov.au
If you have a question about schools or CFLCs you can: