Older PLHIV – Tasmania
This is a list of services available for Older PLHIV living in Tasmania.
Tasmanian Council on AIDS, Hepatitis and Related Diseases (TAScahrd)
TAScahrd care and support for people living with HIV, their families and carers. A Care and Support Officer works with individuals to identify specific needs. TAScahrd also engages PLHIV to promote peer support and interaction. Contact information:
319 Liverpool Street Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: (03) 6234 1242
Fax: (03) 6234 1630
Free call: 1800 005 900
The HIV services offered by TAScahrd include:
- Peer support
- The Nigel Mallett Housing Project
- Andrew Shaw Foundation
In terms of health promotion, TAScahrd offers professional development, community engagement and resources.
Advocacy Tasmania works with older people, people living with disability or mental health issues, and people who use alcohol or drugs through providing information about their rights and helping them to deal with problems or complaints. The service is free, confidential, independent and professional.
Telephone: 1800 005 131
Elder Abuse Helpline: 1800 441 169
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