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Laurel House Sexual Assault and Rape Crisis Service

Laurel House is a community based organisation run by women for women, men and children. Our service is completely confidential and free to victim/survivors and their families, friends and support people of sexual violence in the 63 telephone district of Tasmania. We do not see perpetrators/offenders of any form of violence.

Laurel House provides face-to-face and phone counselling, 24-hour crisis service, support through the forensic/medical process, information and support through the legal process, referral and information services and outreach to rural areas. Laurel House also offers community education, professional training and debriefing to professionals working with victim/survivors.

If you would like more information about the support available to victim/survivors of sexual assault and their families, friends and support people please call Laurel House on 6334 2740 between 8:30am and 5pm Monday to Friday, visit the Laurel House website at  or click here to email us.

Laurel House also has an After Hours Crisis service that can provide immediate support to you if you have been recently raped or sexually assaulted. Call 0409 800 394 for any after hours crisis calls, including weekend and public holidays.

How to contact us or make a booking

For further information please contact Laurel House

Laurel House
PO Box 1062
Launceston, Tasmania, 7250

Phone: 6334 2740
After hours - Crisis: 0409 800 394
Fax: 6334 4234

Service Eligibility

Self referral or referral by other service/worker, friend or family member.

Cost Information

No cost to victim/survivors. Negotiable charges for community education programs and professional training.

Opening Hours

By appointment Monday to Friday 8.30am top 5.00pm. 24hour/7 day per week crisis telephone service.

Administrative Phone Number

6334 2740

More Information

For more information visit the Laurel House website