Advocacy Tasmania

Advocacy Tasmania

Advocacy Tasmania Inc. (AdvoTas) is an independent, non-government organisation that provides free, confidential, State-wide individual 'Your Say' advocacy services to:

  • People with disabilities
  • People with mental health issues
  • People with drug and alcohol issues
  • Older people, particularly those living in residential aged care or receiving home and community care.

AdvoTas individual advocacy is issue based, which means that it assists people to resolve their particular issue then closes the matter. It does not have permanent clients, though eligible people are entitled to use the service whenever they need to for matters that are in scope.

How to contact us

All potential clients and referrers can contact us through AdvoTas State-wide Central Intake by phone 1800 005 131 (Free Call) or email intake@advocacytasmania.org.au or text (for hearing impaired only) 0457 806 963.

Service Eligibility

AdvoTas recognises that some issues are so fundamentally critical to a person's quality of life that assistance will be provided when those rights are at stake. The four fundamental rights which are in-scope are:

  • the right to fundamental health and wellbeing as it relates to the receipt of good quality aged care, home care, disability, mental health and ATOD services
  • the right to be safe from harm and protected from abuse and neglect
  • the right to shelter
  • the right to freedom and personal liberty.

Cost information

AdvoTas services are free-of-charge.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday- 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, excluding public holidays.

Contact

Phone

Please telephone (03) 6224 2240 for all matters other than initial Intake enquiries or referrals.

Postal Address

PO Box 426
Sandy Bay 7006

Further Information

Visit the AdvoTas website at:

www.advocacytasmania.org.au