headspace

Wonthaggi

Hours

  • Monday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Wonthaggi provides free or low cost, confidential support services for young people aged between 12 & 25 years.  We are here to help answer any of your questions or concerns you have about your mental health, drug and alcohol issues, general health, sexual health and relationships.

headspace Wonthaggi encourages you - young people - to visit and access our centres services when you notice a problem, ideally before the issue becomes a crisis for you and/or your friends and family.

We aim to make you feel informed and supported in your wellbeing & health care decisions.  We will listen to you, and provide you with respectful services.

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Hours

  • Monday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Wonthaggi is operated by Relationships Australia Victoria . 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, Gippsland 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.

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. 

Youth Programs

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

Doctor (GP)

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.

“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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More information

Who we are - meet the team at headspace Wonthaggi

"Hi" - Meet the team at headspace Wonthaggi - Our team has a range of professionals who are all experienced in working with young people.  On staff we have Youth Access Workers, Psychologists, Community Engagement Officer and Administration staff.

Centre Manager - Cate

Clinical Lead - Bronny

Youth Access Worker - Sarah

Youth Access Worker - Deslee

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Community Engagement Officer - Kris

Client Services Co-ordinator - Kaye

Client Services Officer - Gen

To contact a staff member, please call _________ or email us and let us know who you'd like to get in contact with.

 

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What we offer at headspace Wonthaggi

Mental Health Services

Mental Health Workers - which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other case workers - that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.

Alcohol and Drug Support Services

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

Work and Study Services

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

Youth Advisory Group

A group of young people who can help with events and some decision making for our Centre. Ask us about getting involved.

Groups

We have a range of programs and activities for young people.  Just ask us what we have on.

Bulk Billing - GP (Watch this space for more information)

Youth Housing Support

Workers either on site or linked to our Centre who can assist you with any housing issues.

(Watch this space for more information coming soon)

Meet our headspace Outposts - Youth Clinics (Wonthaggi, Leongatha, Foster & Korumburra)

headspace Wonthaggi currently has 4 headspace Outposts located within the Wonthaggi, Leongatha, Foster and Korumburra Youth Clinics. You can expect the same welcoming, youth-friendly vide from the Outpost teams.  All services are free or low cost for all young people aged 12-25 years. You can get in touch with our Outposts if you're having a tough time or would like to improve your health and well-being.  You can also make contact if you're not sure what's going on, or feel like you need someone to talk to.

The service you'll access will depend on what your needs and goals are.  One of our Youth Access Workers will talk to you about what's going on in your life and can help you work out what your options are.

(Watch this space for more information coming soon)

 

How to make a referral to headspace Wonthaggi

If you are in danger and need urgent help, call '000' or for 24/7 support call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

You dont need a formal referral to come to headspace.  If you want to refer yourself, call ___________, email info@headspacewonthaggi.org.au or just drop in at 5b Murray Street, Wonthaggi.

Referal form - HERE (will be available very soon)

Families, carers or friends can refer a young person to headspace Wonthaggi and our headspace Outposts. The young person needs to be aware of the referral, agree to it and be willing to meet with a headspace Youth Access Worker.  To make a referal on behalf of a young person, please call __________ and we will contact the young person to make an appointment.

Young people can be referred to headspace Wonthaggi and to our headspace Outposts by Schools, Health and Community Workers.  Referrals must be made in writing on the headspace Wonthaggi referral form and emailed to us HERE.  Referrals should include as much information as possible and be undertaken with the consent of the young person.

Referrals from GPs (General Practitioners) should include a mental health care plan for the young person that is submitted with the GP referral form.  The referral form and mental health care plan should be sent through to us through email HERE.

Referrals must be undertaken with the consent of the young person and should include as much information as possible.

 

Groups at headspace Wonthaggi

(Watch this space for more information coming soon)

How young people can get involved - Youth Advisory Group (YAG)

We are looking for members to be part of the headspace Youth Advisory Group (YAG)

  • Are you aged between 12-25?
  • Are you passionate about having your say about youth mental health and well being?