We provide a safe and confidential environment for young people aged 12- 25 and their families to access services such as education, training and employment support, alcohol and drug support, general health, wellbeing and mental health support.
At headspace Albury Wodonga you can access a range of support through professionals such as alcohol and drug counsellors, generalist counsellors and youth workers, aboriginal support workers, education and employment providers, homelessness services, general practitioners and sexual health Clinic 35.
We bulk bill all appointments - which means that there will be no out of pocket costs to you. All you need to do is bring your medicare card along with you. If you don't have a medicare card, don't panic! Simply have a conversation with the worker and they will discuss some options with you. Additionally, the headspace Albury Wodonga centre is wheelchair friendly, with disabled parking available to cater for every young person's needs.
Young people can simply call (02) 6055 9555, to access our service, no referral is required.
For service providers to make a referral check out our "Make a referral" section below for more information.
Our centre is located in the Gateway Health building on the ground floor towards the Hume street car park.…
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Albury Wodonga is operated by Gateway Health. All headspace services are funded by the Australian Government Department of Health. Administration of funding is carried out by the headspace centre’s local Primary Health Network, in this case, Murray (Murray PHN).
Mental Health Services
Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.
Sexual Health Services
Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services.
Work & Study Services
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities.
Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on.
GPs can help with any physical health issues as well as issues related to sexual health, drug or alcohol use, relationship problems or feeling down or upset. Your centre may have a GP on site or links to one locally.
Alcohol & Drug Services
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue.
Youth Reference Group
A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.
Jobs and volunteering
Positions currently available at headspace Albury Wodonga
Private Practitioners: Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists., Part-time/Sessional
Due to demand of our services, headspace Albury Wodonga is looking for highly motivated, youth orientated Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists who are experienced in providing high quality services to young people.
Working as a Private Practitioner at headspace provides you with an opportunity to work within a dynamic, innovative multidisciplinary environment to provide early intervention and treatment for mental health and related issues in young people aged 12-25 years of age and establish a fulfilling and rewarding practice in partnership with headspace.
Our Private Practitioners complete work in assessment, treatment planning, psychological treatment and referral, and are highly valued members of our team.
Benefits for you:
- Ongoing Medicare funded referrals of young people who have been assessed and are ready to receive services.
- Full administrative support and consulting space which includes reception, billing, appointment confirmations, SMS reminders and all room bookings are taken care of for you. Access to the electronic medical records database with comprehensive training provided.
- Opportunity for peer support through regular care co-ordination meetings with the team.
- Free Professional Development opportunities.
Key Requirements for the role:
- Must be a fully registered Psychologist with AHPRA, hold Accredited Mental Health Social Worker Status with AASW or hold Better Access Endorsement with Occupational Therapy Australia.
- Eligible to provide services under Medicare and be willing to bulk bill;
- Have or be willing to obtain your own ABN.
- Be willing to undertake a Working with Children Check and a separate Criminal History check.
- Have demonstrated experience providing services to young people aged 12-25 years of age.
For more information contact:
Name: Karina Kerr
Phone: (02) 6055 9555
We boast a varied and dedicated team that are passionate about improving the overall health and well being of young people.
We have fulltime Youth Access Workers, Counsellors, and a Community Development Worker. In addition to our core staff we have visiting staff from
Junction Support Services, Mind Australia, Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service, Albury Wodonga Health, YES Unlimited, The Personnel Group and Sureway
If you would like to contact one of our friendly staff, please email us: headspaceAW@gatewayhealth.org.au
Here at headspace Albury Wodonga we value your feedback. If you have a complaint, compliment or suggestion please fill in our Feedback Form
Fundraising and Donations
How will your donation support young people in our community?
Our goal is to increase the number of young people seeking help early by:
- Improving the mental health literacy of young people and their supports
- Raise awareness about headspace Albury Wodonga and its range of services
- Mobilise local young people to take action to reduce the stigma associated with mental health
- Provide group programs and activities to engage young people
headspace has been granted deductible gift recipient status by the Australian Government so we will provide tax receipts for all donations of $2 or over.
Are you considering running a fundrasing event for headspace Albury Wodonga?
If your school, club or workplace is interested in running a fundraising event for headspace Albury Wodonga then we would like to hear from you.
For more information and fundraising support please contact us on 0260559555 or email headspaceAW@gatewayhealth.org.au
headspace Albury Wodonga would like to thank you for all of your support and contributions to our service
Albury Wodonga Youth Reference Group
headspace Albury Wodonga works closely with a passionate group of young people to make sure that our Centre is as youth led and orientated as possible.
If you are aged between 16 to 25 years and would be interested in joining the Youth Reference Group please email us at headspaceAW@gatewayhealth.org.au
Make a Referral
Making an appointment to come and see someone at headspace Albury Wodonga is easy!
To make a referral, you simply need to call us on (02) 6055 9555 or drop into our centre at 155 High street Wodonga (see the location section for a map), and have a chat with one of our friendly receptionists.
If service providers are making a referral on your behalf we need a referral form completed. It can be made by a professional (GP or worker from another service), School, a friend or family member with your consent.
Once your referral has been received our duty worker will contact you (or the allocated contact person indicated on your referral form), and they will arrange an appointment for you to have a chat about what is happening for you. They will then organise a plan with you about how we can help you best.
* Please keep in mind that we are a voluntary service, so the young person that is being referred to us must know about and consent to the referral.
The referral form can be downloaded here and return it via fax on (02)6024 5792 or email to headspaceAW@gatewayhealth.org.au
Volunteering with headspace Albury Wodonga
Are interested in volunteering with headspace Albury Wodonga?
Please email your enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a young person aged 16-25 and would like to volunteer as a part of the headspace Albury Wodonga Youth Reference Group, please see the Youth Reference Group section for all relevant information
Student Placements and Internships
If you would like headspace Albury Wodonga to attend your event or give a presentation at your school, please fill in our Booking Request Form found here. Please email this form to headspaceAW@gatewayhealth.org.au
At this time, presentations are general in nature and cover what headspace is and general information about good mental health and awareness. We do not give presentations about specific mental health issues.
headspace Albury Wodonga do receive many requests so please understand that whilst we would love to attend, it is not always possible. We require at least 6 weeks notice to consider your request so please get in early!
Once you turn 15 years old, you are able to obtain your own Medicare card. Your own Medicare card allows you to access a range of medical and health services for free or at a lower cost. To access free services at headspace Albury Wodonga, young people are required to have either their family Medicare card number or their own. To read more about what a Medicare card allows and how to apply for one, follow the link below.