headspace Warrnambool can help you with a wide variety of things including:
- Mental Health
- Physical Health
- Alcohol and Other Drugs
- Work and Study
- Homelessness Services and much more.
We're in the Community & Youth Complex with other Brophy services including the homelessness team so there are many ways in which we can help, all located in the one spot.
All our services are bulk-billed so there is no cost to you. All you need to do is bring your Medicare card with you. You're welcome to bring a friend or family member with you, and you don't have to make an appointment.
Need more info? Phone us on 1300 276 749 or drop into the centre.
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Warrnambool is operated by Brophy Family and Youth Services Inc. 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, Western Victoria (Western Victoria PHN).
Sexual Health Clinic
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.
Work and Study Support
Get tips on how to prepare your resume and present for interviews. Find out about local employment opportunities (full time, part-time, or casual).
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.
Support and assistance finding accommodation or related support 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.
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.
eheadspace chat forums - 13 Reasons Why season 2 - for young people and for adults supporting young people
upcoming eheadspace group chat forums for young people - 'making sleep count' and 'am I ready for sex?'
Jobs and volunteering
Positions currently available at headspace Warrnambool
Allied Health Professionals, Warrnambool centre seeking EOIs, Part-time/Sessional
Employer: Brophy Family & Youth Services Warrnambool VIC
Expression of Interest – Social Workers, Psychologists and Occupational Therapists
If you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of young people, 12 – 25 years, particularly those with emerging mental health or substance use concerns, then we want to hear from you. We have a number of rewarding professional positions available and can provide flexible sessional or part time work.
headspace Warrnambool is seeking Accredited Allied Health practitioners to join our team committed to providing services for young people, their families and carers in South West Victoria. Ability to deliver youth friendly mental health services under a regional outreach model is desirable. The headspace team is committed to a cooperative, multidisciplinary model of care to support the best early intervention outcomes for young people across the South West of Victoria.
The team operates from the headspace Warrnambool hub located at the Community and Youth Complex, 210 Timor Street, Warrnambool.
- Social Workers who can work innovatively and therapeutically with young people and are accredited with AASW and approved by Medicare to deliver mental health treatment plans.
- Private Psychologists who would like to join our team of contracted service providers and can deliver services under MBS.
- Occupational Therapists who have experience in mental health, are registered with APHRA and approved by Medicare to deliver mental health treatment plans.
To express your interest, please phone to discuss or send us a copy of your current CV detailing qualifications, experience and areas of interest to Phil Wilson, headspace Warrnambool – Clinical Lead on 03 5561 8835 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information contact:
Name: Phil Wilson
Phone: (03) 5561 8835
Our Warrnambool Team
headspace Manager: Anne Waters
Clinical Lead: Phil Wilson
Practice Manager: Louisa Radley
Access and Engagement Team Leader: Sharon Lenehan
headspace Receptionist: Marcia McLeod
Community Awareness and Engagement Worker: Kayla Mugavin
Access and Engagement Team: Colin Vale, Joel South & Tara Shannahan
General Practitioners: Dr Claire Hand & Dr Vivienne Ramsbottom
Practice Nurses: Andrea Waddington & Loretta O'Brien
Mental Health Nurse: Chris Williams
Private Practitioners: Emily Gillmartin & Lisa Pierce
Psychologist: Geraldine Lane
Occupational Therapist: Catherine Brough
Youth Mental Health Team: Maya Raschel, Courtney Mattner and Sarah Cowell
Allied Health Practitioner: Lesley-Anne Elbourne
Early Intervention Dual Diagnosis Clinician (SWH): Krissy Merrett
D.A.R.E (AOD) Team: Amy Wilson & Jess Moloney
WILD Program Worker : Mia Easton
Purple Pack - Resources for transgender and gender diverse young people
Our Purple Pack is made up of a stack of useful resources we've found from many different groups and organisations to support transgender and gender diverse young people.
- Information on pronouns, medical and social transitioning, coming out/inviting in, your legal rights, navigating relationships, sexuality and more.
- Stories from other gender and sexually diverse young people.
- Info on where to go to get more information and support online or in person.
The aim of this pack is to help you and your loved ones along your journey no matter what point you are at.
Most importantly, we want you to know that headspace Warrnambool is a safe place and we want to support you. Call us on 1300 276 749 if you would like to speak to someone. We're here to help.
The Purple Pack:
Trans 101: Gender Identity Crash Course (from YGender and Minus18)
OMG I'm Trans (from Minus18)
Gender Questioning (from Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria in conjunction with the Trans Melbourne Gender Project.
Sex, Gender and Sexuality: The Basics (from Twenty10)
The Downlow on Gender, Sex and Sexuality. (A super simple comic guide!) (by Sam Orchard / Rooster Tails)
Gender Identity and Mental Health (from headspace)
Coming Out / Inviting In (from Twenty10)
Getting Treatment: what to do if you are trans and under 18 (from Inner City Legal Centre)
OMG I'm Queer (from Minus18)
- How headspace can help (from headspace)
Information for family and friends:
Gender Help for Parents website
Families Like Mine (from beyondblue)
Families In TRANSition: A Resource Guide for Parents of Trans Youth (from Central Toronto Youth Services) (Note: This is a Canadian resource - while information is useful and relevant, please note links to services and help lines are not specific to Australia)
- OMG My Friend's Queer (from Minus18)
Requests to headspace Warrnambool for resources or presentations
We're happy to do presentations for staff, community or school groups on a range of topics.
Young people from our Youth Reference Group often co-facilitate with staff, with great impact.
We also have hard copies of information, posters and a range of merchandise to help raise awareness about headspace.
Please complete the form below and we'll contact you to discuss how we can help with your request.
Appointments & Interpreter Support
Please phone 1300 276 749 for an appointment. Every effort will be made to accommodate your preferred time & doctor/counsellor. Emergencies will always be given priority & our reception staff will attempt to contact you if there is any unforeseen delay or your doctor/counsellor has been called away. Longer consultation times are available, so please ask our receptionist if you require an interpreter service, we can organise this for you. Just let us know about this when you make the appointment.
"No fees" Bulk Billing Available
The doctors and counsellors of our clinic bulk-bill Medicare for services provided. This means that you only need to bring your Medicare Card, and if you have one, your healthcare card.