headspace

Capalaba

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

Our friendly staff at  headspace  Capalaba can assist young people aged 12 to 25 years with mental health, general health, drug, alcohol, education and employment issues. Counselling services are bulk-billed with a current Medicare card and valid Mental Health Treatment Plan.

Our staff include Psychologists and Mental Health Social Workers. We also have a wide range of in-kind support available, check out our tabs below for more information.

While we do accept walk-in appointments, we prefer young people call us on 1300 851 274 to book an initial appointment.

headspace  Capalaba provides wheel chair access throughout the centre including the toilets.

headspace  Capalaba is accessible by public transport with a bus stop just outside the centre, and the Capalaba park 'n' ride a short walk away. Please check out the Translink website to plan your journey to our centre -  https://translink.com.au/

 

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Capalaba is operated by Aftercare. All headspace centres 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, Brisbane South (Brisbane South PHN).

Services

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.

Work & Study Services

Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities. 

Youth Programs

Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on. 

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.

“As soon as I sought help, I suddenly realised that my anxiety was very treatable and that I wasn’t alone.”
- Charlie

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Positions currently available at headspace Capalaba

Independent Contractors: Mental Health Practitioners, Part-time/Sessional

At headspace Capalaba and Aftercare we provide you with the flexibility, support and education to ensure your mental health career is something amazing.

Come and join the team that truly makes a difference - check out our video below.

https://youtu.be/Ig-SDHn6WRo

 

For more information contact:

Name: Justine Burns
Phone: 1300 851 274
Email: justine.burns@headspacecapalaba.com.au

More information

How to make an appointment

We understand that asking for help when you're not feeling yourself can sometimes be difficult or uncomfortable. Because of this, we have made our referral process as easy as possible. 

If you are a young person between the ages of 12 – 25, there are a number of ways in which you can access our services at headspace Capalaba:

  • You can refer yourself
  • You can have a friend or family member refer you
  • Your GP can refer you
  • Your school, TAFE, University or other service provider can refer you

 If you are under 16 years of age, we encourage you to bring along a parent, care giver or support person for your first appointment.

Making an appointment

To make an appointment at headspace Capalaba:

  • You can call us on 1300 851 274
  • You can email us at headspace.capalaba@aftercare.com.au 
  • You can drop into the centre at 1/29-37 Moreton Bay Road, Capalaba 4157 during our opening hours

 

Please be aware that our phone and email accounts are only checked during our opening hours. If you require immediate support, please contact:

  • eheadspace on 1800 650 890 or click here
  • Kids Helpline on 18100 551 800
  • Lifeline on 13 11 14
  • Emergency Services on 000

 

Privacy

At headspace Capalaba we take your privacy very seriously and anything shared with us is confidential. We keep all your information on a secure database which is only available to headspace Capalaba staff. The law stops us from sharing your information outside these people unless we have your permission. Sometimes you do not want us to share your information and we respect that, however there may be times when we need to talk to someone without your permission, such as;  if you or someone else is at significant risk of harm or if the law requires us to do so.

 

Cost

Services are free, with 10 appointments bulk billed per year covered by Medicare when you have a Mental Health Treatment Plan. 

You don’t need to have a Mental Health Treatment Plan before contacting headspace and coming in for your first appointment.  We can help you through getting a Mental Health Treatment Plan after you attend.

Bulk Billing is where headspace, instead of charging you, can bill Medicare (or the Australian government) for the health services that you receive.

Referral Form

For Service Providers (Including GP's and Government Departments)

If you are a service provider, GP or Government Department, please complete the referral form below and return to headspace Capalaba by email, fax or post. If the young person has a Mental Health Treatment Plan in place, please provide a copy of this with the referral form.

We do ask all GP's and external referrers to fill in our referral form to make sure that the young person you are referring is suitable for service at headspace Capalaba.

Please note we are an early intervention service; our Clinical Team Leader will assess all incoming referrals and we will contact you shortly after to let you know whether the young person has been accepted into service.

Our fax number is 07 3102 9218
Our email is headspace.capalaba@aftercare.com.au
Our postal address is PO Box 186, Capalaba, QLD 4157

No Medicare Card?

To access headspace Capalaba's services for free, all you need to have is a valid Medicare card.

If you don't have a Medicare card but think you might be eligible, you can apply on the Human Services page by clicking here.

If you are ineligible to apply for a Medicare card, give us a call and we will direct you to alternative appropriate services for you, such as our fee-for-service options which range in price. 

While You Wait Options

Some young people have found these various apps, online programs and organisations helpful while they are waiting for their appointment at headspace Capalaba:

eheadspace - Free, confidential, over the phone or online counselling service provided by headspace. 1800 650 890 or eheadspace.org.au

Kids Helpline - Free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5-25 years. 1800 55 1800 or kidshelpline.com.au

ReachOut - Online resources and support for young people under 25 going through a tough time. au.reachout.com

Head to Health - Wherever you are on your mental health journey, Head to Health is here to help you find the information, resources, and services that most suit your needs. headtohealth.gov.au

Bite Back - Online activities, psychoeducation and positive psychology to support young people with their mental health. biteback.org.au

BeyondNow App -  This is a safely planning app that you can work through if you're having thoughts of suicide. beyondblue.org.au/get-support/beyondnow-suicide-safety-planning

The Desk - Online tools and programs to support students with their mental health. thedesk.org.au

Hello Sunday Morning - Website and app that support young people cutting back or taking a break from alcohol. hellosundaymorning.org

The Brave Program - Online program to support young people aged 8-17 with anxiety. brave4you.psy.uq.edu.au/

Breakup Shakeup - App that supports young people going through a relationship break up. iTunes.apple.com/au/app/breakup-shakeup/id1017200579?mt=8

Clear Your Vision - Online program to support young people to reduce their cannabis use. cannabissupport.com.au/treatment/tools-to-quit/clear-your-vision

Our Staff

headspace Capalaba staff are dedicated health professionals who are passionate about working with young people and supporting you in a safe, friendly, confidential and non-judgemental environment. 

Management Team:

Regional Services Manager - Nicole

Clinical Services Manager - Vanessa

Operations Manager - Ash

Practice Manager - Angela

 

Clinical Team:

Clinical Team Leader - Justine

Intake Officer - Ben

Intake Officer - Ben

 

Community Team:

Community Engagement Coordinator - Kris

 

Admin Team:

Medical Receptionist - Vicki

Medical Receptionist - Talia

 

Private Practitioners:

Psychologist - Jenny

Psychologist - Melissa

Psychologist - Vanina

Psychologist - Vanessa

Social Worker - Cherelle

 

Other services provided by:

YFS

LEAD

Ted Noffs Foundation

Centre Against Sexual Violence

 

Lead Agency:

Aftercare

 

Our Youth Reference Group

The Youth Reference Group (YRG) is made up of a diverse group of young volunteers aged 16-25 years, who help support and guide the centre on key components of youth mental heath service delivery and community awareness initiatives both within the centre and the broader community.

The role of the YRG is varied and members are offered a range of opportunities to contribute to our centre and their community including; reviewing decisions regarding the day to day running of the centre, helping plan youth events and representing headspace Capalaba at events or in the media.

If you would like to join our headspace Capalaba Youth Reference Group then please complete the Youth Reference Group application and forward it to headspace.capalaba@aftercare.com.au

Events & Community Engagement

Events:

Any upcoming events will be advertised online on our Facebook and Instagram, and our website will be updated here with a timetable regularly.

All activities are free unless otherwise noted and will be run by our friendly team.

 

Community Engagement:

If you would like resources to distribute to young people aged 12-25 please email headspace.capalaba@aftercare.com.au

For all inquiries regarding presentations and community engagement activities please contact headspace.capalaba@aftercare.com.au and attention Kris - Community Engagement Coordinator. Please be advised that 2-3 weeks notice for presentations and events is appreciated. 

Student Placements & Volunteering

If you're interested in a student placement, you can learn more by contacting studentplacement@aftercare.com.au, or if you over 25 years old by contacting volunteering@aftercare.com.au.

 

Parking, Transport and Accessibility

Parking

Parking is available in front of headspace Capalaba, which is accessed via Moreton Bay Road. We are located in the first office on the left of the building. 

Transport

Public transport to headspace Capalaba is available via multiple bus services.

  • The closest bus stop is located right outside the centre on Moreton Bay Road.
  • Alternatively, the Capalaba Bus Station, as well as the Park n’ Ride are approximately a 10 minute walk from the centre.

For the most up to date bus routes and schedules, please visit the Translink Journey Planner.

Accessibility

headspace Capalaba has accessibility parking available in the centre’s car park. The centre’s entrance is located at ground level.

Provide Us With Feedback

At headspace Capalaba we welcome and appreciate your feedback as it helps us continually improve our service for young people and their families.

Click here to let us know what you thought about your experience at headspace Capalaba.

You can also mail any feedback you may have for us to PO Box 186, Capalaba QLD 4157.