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Please Note

In response to COVID-19, headspace Devonport is transitioning from in-person to phone and online services so we can continue to support the mental health of young people.

About

From Monday 30th March all headspace staff will be working remotely from home. We are still open for business and will continue to provide services to our clients and community, however different arrangements will be in place to keep everyone safe. All our appointments will be delivered through online and digital platforms. Your worker will speak to you about this and you will be given more details of how to access this when you get your SMS appointment reminder. You can still call us and you can still make referrals to all our programs. We understand that these are difficult times for everyone and encourage you to speak to your worker or contact your nearest office if you have any concerns.

Please Note

In response to COVID-19, headspace Devonport is transitioning from in-person to phone and online services so we can continue to support the mental health of young people.

headspace Devonport is operated by Cornerstone Youth Services. 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, Tasmania (Primary Health Tasmania).

Services

Support and assistance finding accommodation or related support services.

Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.

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

Get tips on how to prepare your resume and present for interviews. Find out about local employment opportunities (full time, part-time, or casual).

Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue. 

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

More information

For further information on headspace and frequently asked questions regarding the service please download the Information Pack for Young People brochure 

How to refer

 

Referrals can now be made online via Cornerstone Youth Services website, just click the following link

Or alternatively complete one of the referral forms below so the worker contacting you has a bit of an idea what kind of assistance you need.

Download and print a copy of the registration form below and complete. Email the form back to us at devonport@csys.com.au

Once the form is received, we will phone you within 2 working days. 
The person calling you will be a mental health professional from our access team and will discuss what's happening for you at the moment. If headspace is the right service for you, we'll arrange a time to meet you in person at the centre. This is a chance to ask more questions and get a good idea of what we provide. You're welcome to bring in a support person - family, friend - anyone you'd like to have with you.

 SELF REFERRAL FORM - For yourself or family members

PROFESSIONAL REFERRAL FORM - For schools and other services

 

Once the form has been completed it can be emailed to devonport@csys.com.au or mailed to headspace Devonport, PO BOX 27, Devonport, Tasmania, 7310 and we will be in touch with you to arrange an appointment.

headspace Devonport IPS Program

What is It?

IPS is a program dedicated to helping young people who have mental health concerns, to access jobs that they are interested in and passionate about. 
It’s about finding a job you want, and where you can work with an employer who respects where you’re at in terms of your recovery. We also assist you to get into training and study that will help you get to where you want to be. 

headspace Devonport is excited to offer this unique service to young people.

What do we do?

  • Talk about your  work and training interests 
  • Help you find and work towards something you’re passionate about
  • Develop your resume
  • Prepare you  for interviews and talking with employers
  • Help build your confidence in finding a job

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Who can join?

IPS is available to young people aged between 12 to 25, who are interested in work, and who have some mental health concerns. You don’t need to be referred by a doctor or have a mental health diagnosis.

If you want to get into work, and you’re experiencing some mental health concerns ,then we’re keen to hear from you!

How do I get started?

Contact us at Devonport headspace on (03) 6424 2144

headspace Medical @ Don College clinic is temporarily closed effective from now until further notice, this is  purely a precautionary measure and we apologise for any inconvenience this causes.

If you would like to see Dr Jane Cooper and don’t have any symptoms associate with COVID-19 you can contact Don Medical Clinic on 6441 5299 or visit the website https://www.donmedical.com.au/

Thank you for your patience and understanding, we will keep you updated.

For further information on COVID-19 and daily updates please visit https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert

 

 

headspace Medical @ Don College is a FREE bulk billed medical service based at the Don College Campus.

This service is available to 12-18 year olds for general medical, sexual and mental health concerns.

When: Every Thursday 9am - 12pm (except during school holidays)

Where: Don College, 87-121 Watkinson Street, Devonport TAS 7310

Contact: Book online

What to bring: Please bring your Medicare card and Healthcare Card (if you have one)

 

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headspace Devonport is accessible via a walkway off Steele Street next door to Flesh Therapy, is wheelchair accessible and signage is visible at street level.

Paid street parking is available directly outside the front of the building, Pay and Display and Pay as you Leave car parks are located nearby on Payne Avenue, Wenvoe Street and Steele Street.

For more information on parking fees and locations please visit http://www.devonport.tas.gov.au/Live/Parking-Roads-Transport/Parking-in-Devonport

Bus timetables and fares can be downloaded from the Merseylink website

 

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Headspace Devonport staff

Devonport headspace staff

Devonport headspace staff, left to right: Receptionist - Kim Prunster, Youth Worker - Jill Chisholm and Mental Health Clinician - Emma Brown