Our mission statement is our defining purpose, and emphasises the ambition of our founding committee that the LBS be regarded by its clients and stakeholders.

Our goal is to help people to overcome the barriers preventing them from participating fully in society. By helping to build healthy, inclusive communities we can improve the quality of life of all Tasmanians.


Our vision is the Board's understanding of its own target outcome, which is to see the LBS survive and change as the needs of its community dictate.

To help people overcome the barriers preventing them from participating fully in society, by providing services to strengthen and build healthy, inclusive communities in our region.


  • Optimism
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Collaboration
  • Effectivenes

Strategic Goals

Influence social change in Tasmania and nationally through providing relief to the people of Launceston and its surrounds and other areas of the State as may be determined by the board.

Support children, young people, families and older people to become more resilient and connected in their communities by providing assistance and encouragement of self help.

To accept donations, gifts, contributions and bequests for the purpose of continuing the work of the society