Business Excellence Awards 2015

Community and Philanthropy Partnership Week


To say "thank you" 


Launceston City Mission

invites supporters, and members of the community, to see how their help is changing lives for people experiencing hardship.

City Mission will provide tours and tea at key facilities during

National Community and Philanthropy Week

7th - 11th December 2015

Daily 'behind the scences' tours will be offered at each of the following facilities:

  • Missiondale - Drug and Alcohol Residental Recovery Centre (Evandale) 
  • Mission Central - 46 Frederick Street, Launceston including Family Services, Morton's Place, The Mish Youth Centre
  • Orana House - Men's crisis accommodation (Newnham)
  • Social Enterprises - Retail Store and E-Waste Recycling (Youngtown)

The 30 - 40 min. tours will commence each morning at 10 am and conclude with a delicious morning tea afterwards.


Please phone (03) 6335 3000 or email 


It is with the support of Philanthropy Australia and the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal that City Mission is able to offer these events to acknowledge donors and build awareness of the role of the Mission.



Launceston City Mission

Here to serve the local community seeking to be flexible and responsive in meeting the community's needs.

As a community organisation our purpose is to serve the community’s people who are marginalised through poverty, abuse, addiction and other unfortunate circumstances that have brought hard times for them to bear. 

It therefore goes without saying that all our initiatives are focused on charitable work and social enterprise.

In the past year City Mission has:

  • Directed  every donated dollar back into services to the community.
  • Assisted over 150 children with grief and loss issues
  • Helped more than 300 people seeking emergency relief for the very first time
  • Provided a helping hand and a listening ear for 2,200 people in poverty.
  • Connected with over 6,000 people through  outreach programs
  • Gave out 76,200 meals.
  • Attended 270 community events with their outreach trailer
  • Idividually mentored 50 troubled youth
  • Maintained a 98% occupancy rate at homeless facilities (Orana House)
  • Assisted 92 individuals to assess and control their addictions at Missiondale
  • Assisted 161 individuals to assess and control their addictions at Serenity House
  • Provided paid work for 116 local Tasmanians
  • Gave over 400 volunteers, work for the Dole and community work order participants an opportunity to work.