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Tasmanian Community Care Referral Service Brochure


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The Tasmanian Community Care Referral Service can help

The Tasmanian Community Care Referral Service provides easy access to information and referrals for Tasmanian Government-funded community care services through a single phone call.

These services include Tasmanian Home and Community Care Program services for younger people (under 65 or under 50 if Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander) or Community Nursing services for all ages.

If you are seeking aged care services, you should call the Australian Government’s aged care service My Aged Care on 1800 200 422.

What is the Tasmanian Community Care Referral Service?

There are many services available to help people stay in their own home for as long as possible when they become frail or health deteriorates.

The Tasmanian Community Care Referral Service can help you understand eligibility, which services are needed, and assist you in gaining access to them.

Who can use the Tasmanian Community Care Referral Service?

Anyone; those needing assistance or their family, carers, health professionals and other service providers. The Tasmanian Community Care Referral Service makes access to community care easy.

What services can be accessed through the Tasmanian Community Care Referral Service?

Services that the Tasmanian Community Care Referral Service can assist with include the following:

  • Domestic assistance
  • Nursing and personal care
  • Centre-based day care
  • Meals and other food services
  • Respite care and transport
  • Home maintenance
  • Social support and counselling

Contact the Tasmanian Community Care Referral Service for more information or assistance.


A Tasmanian Government initiative

Phone: 1300 769 699 Fax: 1300 721 611

Email: tasccrservice@rdns.com.au

8:30 am to 5:00 pm weekdays (except public holidays)

Calls and faxes to 1300 numbers are the cost of a local call. Calls from mobile phones may be higher. National Relay Service / Translating and Interpreting Service also available.