Baptcare Gateway Disability Services
Baptcare Gateway Disability Services North Region
Gateway is a single point of contact (by phone or visit) for people with a disability seeking support and services.
Gateway provides information, advice, referral and assessment and helps individuals access a service that will meet their needs, including referral into disability specific services. Our aim
is to strengthen people’s capacity to live independently, to care for their children, and to participate in
Baptcare provides Gateway in the North region of Tasmania. The North region covers the areas of Break O’Day, Dorset, Flinders Island, George Town, Launceston, Meander Valley, Northern Midlands and West Tamar.
Local Area Coordination (LAC) is a service that provides casework and case coordination in partnership with individuals, their family or carer, and their support network. LAC aims to achieve positive and quality outcomes for people with a disability aged up to 65 years. LAC is a targeted service that is made available to people on the basis of their assessed need, assisting people with disability to live independently in the community.
Baptcare provides LAC services to participants of the NDIS launch site in Tasmania. This pilot provides support and services to all 15 – 24yr old people with a disability who are deemed eligible.
Gateway accepts referrals from people who want to access disability services and supports.
Enquiries or referrals can be made by families or individuals directly, or by professionals working with the family.
How to Contact:
Phone: 1800 171 233
Other Phone: 03 6323 6700
Fax: 03 6323 6799
Level 1/8 Boland Street (access via 10 Willis St)
Launceston, TAS, 7250
Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm