Life Skills and Learning

This program is available in Launceston Tasmania

St Michaels offers support to people with intellectual disabilites to assist with the development and maintenance of living skills.

Activities include cooking, craft, music, physical activities and community access. A rotating program is followed during the week.


The Day Program runs during the year from February to December Monday to Friday excluding public holidays and weekends.

The Holiday Program takes a more leisurely pace over the January period, and includes trips to the beach and tourist venues in Northern Tasmania.

Both programs operate 9am to 3pm from the Newstead Campus. 


A fee is charged to cover the cost of participation / materials.


From the Newstead Campus, 22 Hoblers Bridge Road, Newstead, phone 03 6331 7651.

How to apply

Referals and enquiries can be made directly to St Michaels.

For a program of activities and and more details contact St Michaels on 03 6331 7651.

Come and visit us!

You are welcome to arrange a time to visit St Michaels. This will give you the opportunity to see the facilities for yourself, meet some of the staff, and talk with some of the clients who attend our services.

This program is funded by the Tasmanian Government's Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)