Launceston Benevolent Society (LBS) is an independent, non-religious, non-profit organisation which has been part of driving positive social change in Tasmania for three centuries.

The Society provides emergency support and assistance for people in need in the form of food hampers, food vouchers, clothing, furniture, nappies, linen, blankets, budgeting and financial advice.

Find out more about how we're driving positive social change see getting involved or contact the Society’s Chief Executive Officer, Rodney Spinks.

The society is very proud that all support given to the needy are provided free of charge, and has done so for 186 years of operation.