The Haven

Hobart and Launceston

These family havens in both Hobart and Launceston CBDs are so much more than parenting rooms.

  • Come feed a baby

  • Change a nappy

  • Let toddler have a bit of a play

  • Help yourself to a cuppa

  • Make new friends

  • Participate in a number of events

This volunteer-run facility is YOUR haven in the city.


The Haven was first launched in Hobart in 2011 as an initiative of Hobart Mums Network.


Who can use it?

All families are welcome at The Haven: mums, dads, bubs and kids, grandparents, carers, aunties, and uncles. Entry is $2 per family. FREE for CHAT members.


Come and enjoy a monthly book club, budgeting seminar, craft circle, etc.


  • Parent Resource Library

  • Toilets

  • Change table

  • Microwave

  • Tea and coffee

  • Refrigerator

  • Comfortable sofa and chairs

  • Lovely toys

  • Tables and chairs workshops.

FREE for Child Health Association Tasmania members ($10 annual membership fee). $2 for visiting families.


Opening Hours

Monday-Friday 9:30am-12:30pm

CLOSED during School Holidays and Public Holidays




Hobart CBD (Facebook)

121 Macquarie Street (down the alley immediately behind St. Davids Cathedral)

This space is provided in partnership with St. Davids Cathedral.


Launceston CBD (Facebook)

11-13 Wellington St (the old Cafe building within the TAFE campus)
This space is provided in partnership with TAFE Tasmania/Department of Education Tasmania.


Take a Video Tour of our Hobart Haven



McDougall Building
9 Ellerslie Rd
Battery Point 7004


Postal address:
PO Box 689
North Hobart 7002

0428 221 886



Please note all our staff work part-time, so if you don't get a hold of us immediately, we will return your call or email as soon as possible

© 2016 by Child Health Association Tasmania