Peer Support

Autism Tasmania facilitates peer support groups and social events across the state for parents, children and adults on the spectrum. We also offer support for those seeking to establish new groups. Numbers are limited for some of these events, so we ask that you register your interest with us before attending.

Southern Tasmania

Dunalley

Peer support group for parents. First Tuesday morning of the month, 10:00am – 1:00pm

Dunalley Community Neighbourhood Centre, Arthur Highway

Contact: Mel on 6253 5579

Autism Warriors

Peer support group for parents. Monthly, 10:30am – 12:30pm

Venue and day may vary. Contact the organisers for current details.

Autism Warriors Tasmania on Facebook.

Contact: autism@autismtas.org.au

Southern NDIS Peers

Peer support group for NDIS participants. Bi-monthly – third Tuesday of the month, 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Autism Tasmania, 21 Goulburn St, Hobart

Contact: jodie.denman@autismtas.org.au

Partners Peer Support Group

For partners of people on the autism spectrum. Please contact office for dates. Runs 1:00pm – 2:00pm.

Autism Tasmania, 21 Goulburn St, Hobart

Contact: autism@autismtas.org.au

Young Adult Peer Support Group

Currently seeking expressions of interest in a monthly group for young adults on the autism spectrum.

Contact: autism@autismtas.org.au

Northwest Coast

Burnie Autism Parent Support Group

Second Thursday of the month from 11:30am. Venues vary each month – contact coordinator or Autism Awareness Burnie on Facebook for details.

Contact: Kym on 0487 493 188

Northern Tasmania

Bike Centre

Family get-togethers run during the school holidays.

Contact: Robyn Thomas on 0458 375 604

Adult Asperger Group

First Saturday of the month, 1:30pm – 3:30pm.

Pilgrim Centre, 34 Paterson Street, Launceston.

Contact: autism@autismtas.org.au

Legonauts

Friendship group for kids aged 6-14. Fortnightly on Saturdays, 10:30am – 12:00pm. Currently on break.

Playgroup Tasmania, 35 Holbrook St, Invermay

$4 per family. BYO Lego.

Contact: Sarah on 0447 964 137