headspace Devonport offers support for young people aged 12 to 25, their families and friends.
The centre has wheelchair access throughout and all services at headspace are bulk-billed for Australian citizens or permanent residents through Medicare (click here for further information), and to anyone else through arrangement with our Lead Agent, Cornerstone Youth Services.
To refer, drop in, give us a call or complete our self-referral form online. Please see the "how to refer" tab section at the end of this page.
As of August 29, masks are not mandatory in our centre though we ask that you please respect the choices of the individual clinicians & doctors if you are asked to wear a mask.
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:30pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Devonport is operated by Cornerstone Youth Services. All headspace services are funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care. Administration of funding is carried out by the headspace centre’s local Primary Health Network, in this case, Tasmania (Primary Health Tasmania).
Support and assistance finding accommodation or related support services.
Services could include: provision of contraception and advice, testing, support, treatment and management of sexually transmissible infections(STI) HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis vaccination for Hepatitis and HPV, pregnancy testing and referral.
Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.
Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services.
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).
If you live near our headspace centre in a rural area but cannot travel in to see us, you can see our mental health workers online.
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.
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug concern.
A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.
For Mental Health Week 2022, the north west youth reference group created a booklet to provide young people a friendly guide to ways to connect with services, activities, community groups & entertainment in the north west to show low cost ways to improve mental well-being and to promote a sense of awareness, belonging and connection to land and community. Physical booklets are limited however, you can access the online, up-to-date version here .
headspace Devonport is easily accessible with free one hour parking directly out the front of the building and four hour parking further up the street.
The centre is located close to the main bus exchange and near the K-mart complex in Devonport.
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
How to refer
Online referrals can 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com or mailed to headspace Devonport, PO BOX 27, Devonport, Tasmania, 7310 and we will be in touch with you to arrange an appointment.
For further information on headspace and frequently asked questions regarding the service please download the Information Pack for Young People
In a nutshell: Youth Reference Group is a group of young people (aged 15-25) who meet monthly to discuss headspace in their local area, review the service and design and run activities to promote the service and provide education on early intervention and prevention for health and wellbeing.
If you would like to know more please contact Community Awareness Officer Pippa at the Devonport office on 64242144 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or complete the application form below
Application form can be downloaded HERE
careerspace - your pathway to education and employment
What is careerspace?
- The 'Individual Placemen and Support' Program funded by the Department of Social Services
- We work with you one on one to assist you to achieve your career goals
- careerspace is voluntary, free and YOU choose the goals and pathway to your career.
Am I eligible?
- Are you looking for employment or thinking about study?
- Are you a headspace client aged 12-25?
What can careerspace do for me?
- Provide specialist career advice
- help you find a job that suits your goals and interests
- Develop your resume and cover letter
- Help you find a course to start your career
- Prepare you for interviews and talking with employers
- Stay in touch after you have started work or a course (you decide when you want to exit)
If you would like more information about careerspace, then talk to headspace Devonport today.