Family Violence Counselling And Support Service (FVCSS) - Children and Young Persons' Program (CHYPP)

The Family Violence Counselling and Support Service (FVCSS) is a statewide service that provides information, counselling, advocacy and support to assist children, young people and adults affected by family violence.

The Children and Young Persons' Program (CHYPP) provides therapeutic counselling and support to children and young people affected by domestic/family violence and their parent or care giver.

FVCSS is a free service.

Referral to FVCSS is by self or by another person or service.

FVCSS is an integral part of the Tasmanian whole-of-government Safe at Home strategy in addressing incidents of family violence in the Tasmanian community. In Tasmania Family Violence is recognised as a crime and as a form of Child Abuse.

FVCSS receives information on incidents of family violence reported to Tasmania Police, and responds to these with direct contact with the person identified as the victim.

Information Last Updated: 23 Apr 2018