Independent Living Centre
Telephone: (03) 6335 9200
Fax: (03) 6335 9224
Post: 275 Wellington Street, South Launceston,TAS 7249
275 Wellington Street, South Launceston,TAS 7249
9.00 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday
Our services include:
Telephone Advisory Service:
Ring, fax or email with your questions about assistive equipment and technology, home modifications and other resources. Advice is provided by occupational therapists. Information can be sent to you by mail, fax or email, or provided over the phone.
View and try a range of assistive equipment and technology at the centre in Launceston. Appointments are preferred to ensure the equipment is available and an occupational therapist is available to help you. Group tours are welcome by appointment.
Technology Access Service (TECH):
TECH is ILC Tasmania's programme of assistive technology for environmental control, communication and computer access. This is available to people living in the North and North West of Tasmania who are eligible to access Disability Servcies via the Gateway.
A speech pathologist and occupational therapist provide the following services:
- Information and advice on assistive technology for environmental control, communication and computer access
- Assessment and prescription of such assistive technology
- Training and support for prescribed technology
- Education sessions
- Regular visits throughout the North and North West of Tasmania.
Mobile Outreach Service:
The Mobile Outreach Service (MOS) provides equipment displays and talks to groups and at events around the state, including King and Flinders Islands.
The second-hand register contains items of equipment offered for sale by members of the public. It may include personal care items, wheelchairs (manual and powered), scooters, chairs, walking aids, ramps, hoists, transport equipment and beds. The ILC does not sell, view or handle the products on the second-hand register.
ILC Tas produces information sheets.