Covid-19 Information and Updates - Updated 2 November

To reduce the number of face-to-face interactions with the community and protect our staff and their ability to carry out ongoing essential services, the Derwent Valley Council Offices will reopen to the public from 10am - 4pm from Monday 24 August for essential visits only.

Council operating hours are still 8.15am – 5pm (Mon - Fri) and Council services can be accessed over the phone, by email or via our website. We encourage all enquiries by phone or email where possible.

Information on the Tasmanian Government and Council's response to COVID-19.

This information includes support available to individuals, business and community organisations including grant funding and mental health support and where to access further information around the pandemic and Council services.

Please stay home, save lives. Practise social distancing and good hygiene practises.

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Glengrey House

Glengrey House is a social group day respite centre for adults living in the Derwent Valley area, run by Community Based Support.  It operates Monday to Thursday from 10am to 3.30pm.

Glengrey House operates like a social club, providing a safe and fun place for people to connect with each other and their community.  There are a range of activities on offer at the house including bus outings as well as learning new skills and rediscovering old ones.  The program changes each month and is developed by the attendees, ensuring that everyone has a say.

Can I attend?

The group is open to younger people with disability as well as frail older people.  To find out if you are eligible, please call Tanya Smith or Leah at Community Based Support on 03 6208 6600.

How much does it cost?

It usually costs $7.00 to attend the group and this includes a home cooked meal, morning and afternoon tea and the activity taking place on any given day.

If you would like to try the service before you decide, you can come along for a day for free!

If you require transport, we can offer you door to door transport on our mini bus for an additional $7.00 for each day you attend.

Who is Community Based Support?

Community Based Support, or CBS as they are more commonly known, is a Tasmanian not for profit organisation that has been supporting people who are frail aged or have disability in our community for 30 years.  They offer all sorts of support services that assist people to live independently at home and stay connected to their community.

To find out more about CBS and the services they provide you can visit their website at or call them on 03 6208 6600.