What We Do

Transforming Lives in Jesus' Name

Our Why

City Mission seeks to provide assistance to all who have a physical, emotional, social or spiritual need, through a varied program of both social and evangelistic activities. The Mission works actively alongside churches and community groups to assist in its task of bringing friendship, care and compassion to those who feel socially isolated and spiritually out of touch with God.

City Mission exists to meet community and people's need and to demonstrate God's love in action; Caring and Sharing in Jesus' Name!

Our vision is to be effective in:

  • Transforming Lives
  • Transforming Families
  • Transforming Communities
  • Transforming Futures

We're inspired and motivated by the life, teaching and example of Jesus. It informs our inclusive ethos and drives our passionate belief that each human being is equally important, has intrinsic God-given worth and is uniquely valuable.

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Supporting Communities & Families

City Mission provides several services to assist communities and families of Northern Tasmania.

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Building Resilience in Children

The Children's Trauma, Grief and Loss Support program operates in schools with our trained facilitators to support children learn how to cope with change and/or loss in their lives.

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Mentoring Youth

A mentoring program is available for young people aged 13-25 years across Northern Tasmania as well as a youth services centre in Launceston, The Mish, which also offers various activities to re-engage youth with their community. 

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Accommodating the Homeless

Orana House provides crisis and long-term accommodation for males aged 21 years and over that find themselves in need of a place to stay. It also offers Sobering Up and Place of Safety service for males and females.

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Supporting Drug & Alcohol Recovery

Serenity House is a Sobering Up and Place of Safety facility on the North West Coast that also provides a 'time-out' for people from any part of the state. City Mission also operates Missiondale which is a residential Therapeutic Community supporting drug and alcohol rehabilitation.

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Social Enterprises

City Mission operate several social enterprises including the nine Mission Shops, Mission on George, Upitpity Launceston and Burnie Tip Shop.

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Latest News

  • Closure Times

    Closure Times

    15 December 2017

    A range of our client services will be closed over Christmas and New Year. This break allows our staff and volunteers a moment to ...

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  • Everyone needs a little joy at times

    Everyone needs a little joy at times

    5 December 2017

    Last year, a local family who would not have normally required assistance found themselves coming to us just before Christmas.

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  • Increased Pressure at Christmas: Client Story

    Increased Pressure at Christmas: Client Story

    17 November 2017

    Gina came to City Mission in despair.

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