Community Based Support Inc

Community Based Support (CBS) is an independent, not-for-profit community organisation, mainly funded by the Commonwealth and Tasmanian governments.
CBS provides in-home, centre-based and community-based support to frail older people, people with disability, people with mental illness and primary carers to enable them to remain living independently in the community.
CBS also offers Carer Support Services and manages the Residential Respite bookings for southern Tasmania.
Contact name: 
Loreta Eskirtas
Senior Manager, Community Care
Phone 1: 
(03) 6208 6600
(03) 6208 6600
Postal Address: 
24 Sunderland Street
Access facilities: 
Wheelchair accessible parking and toilets
Opening hours: 
8.30am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays
All disabilities
Service details
Fees are charged according to the Home and Community Care guidelines. However, no person will be refused service due to an inability to pay.
The (03) 62 area code of Tasmania. Social groups and the Home Modifications program exist statewide.
Older people, people with a disability, people with mental illness, and their carers.
Australian and state governments
Quarterly newsletter
Bus outings; Care Coordination; Carer Support Services; Consumer Directed Respite Care; Domestic Assistance; Garden Maintenance; Gentle Movement groups; Health and Safety Monitoring; Home Care Packages; Home Maintenance; Major Home Modifications; Mental Health Carer Support Program; Minor Home Modifications; National Respite for Carers Program; Personal Care; Relaxing into Respite; Respite; Social Clubs; Social Support; Spring Cleaning; Young Carer Program; Bookings office for all Residential Respite in southern Tasmania.


Nican highly recommends contacting accommodation facilities prior to booking to ensure they meet your specific requirements. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information on our website as we are unable to verify all information supplied to us.