• Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed



62 Playne Street, Frankston, Victoria 3199
P: (03) 9769 6419 F: (03) 9770 5688

headspace Frankston is operated by YSAS. 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, South Eastern Melbourne (South East Melbourne PHN).

headspace Frankston is a health service for young people living in the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula region. We colocate with YSAS (Youth Support and Advocacy Service), SalvoCare, MIND, PSS, Skillsplus and have access to other youth services. We also outreach to Shed11 in Hastings, The Corner in Mornington and Y-Lounge in Rosebud. If you wish to access any of our services, give us a call on (03) 9769 6419.

All services offered at headspace Frankston are free and confidential.

If you are experiencing any mental health issues, want to reduce your use of alcohol and other drugs, are trying to find somewhere to live, need support getting into work or study, need an STI check or have anything else going on in your life you need support with, we can help!  

We also accept referrals from family, friends, schools and agencies.  Please note we are a voluntary service, so will need the permission of the young person you are concerned about.

Please refer see below for more information on the services we provide at headspace Frankston.

Service brochure>>>  hsF-brochure-Important-stuff-for-you-to-know.pdf

Youth Health Clinic brochure>>> Headspace-Frankston-YHC-Brochure2.pdf

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Services available

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.

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. 

Sexual Health Services


Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services. 

Alcohol & Drug Services


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

Work & Study Services


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

Youth Early Psychosis Program


A headspace early intervention program to improve the lives of young people, and their families, who are affected by psychosis.

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.

Youth Programs


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

More information

Community Awareness Activities (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Frankston receives a large number of requests from the community, yet we have very limited resources. Therefore, we must prioritise requests according to the areas of greatest need, staff availability, demand and fair and equitable coverage of the local community.

Priority is given to the following local organisations:

  • Schools & education providers (eg. Community VCAL, university students)
  • Youth organisations
  • Our partner organisations
  • Community organisations, charities and not-for-profits with a youth and/or mental health focus
  • Family & Carer support organisations

Requests from other types of organisations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

We are unfortunately not able to fulfil all requests. Allowing at least 10 weeks notice will increase the likelihood of us being able to fulfil your request. 

Depending on what type of organisation you are, our community activities are mostly free or low cost. Some requests may incur larger fees to cover part or all of our costs due to the nature of the activity (for example, requests from commercial organisations, weekend and evening requests, specialised content etc).

Once you have submitted your form our team will review the request and aim to respond within 10 working days.

To request a presentation, please fill out the form here>> https://form.jotform.co/headspacefrankston/headspace-frankston---community-act


Our Staff (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace frankston has a range of youth friendly staff, happy to help.  Most of the staff members work part time with headspace so you may need to check which days they work.

Program Manager
Leisl Jackson

Sarah Lowe
Kayla Shelbourne
Chris Siver
Maureen Ludlow

Leadership Team
Rose Mary Dowling - Quality and Risk Lead
Roman Jansen - Clinical Lead
Courtney Gould - Operations Lead

Access Team
Jamie Powell - Team Leader
Geoff Hubbard
Julia Dixon
Britt Watson
Tim Chainey
Narelle Rigby

Counselling Team
Aki Shrestha 
Vanessa Keating 
Stephen Knightbridge 
Leigh McLachlan
Siobain Bonfield 
Melanie Baptiste 
Carol Schulz
Debbie Withers

XRC Team
Phil Hinz
Clare Lincoln
Carlye Weiner

Youth Health Clinic Team
Dr Brad Gray - Lead GP
Dr John Giannakakis - GP
Dr Nic Giummarra - GP
Dr Elsa Gladigau - GP
Heather Ryan - care coordinator
Cathy Halmarick - sexual health nurse


Youth Team
Sharon O'Hehir
Lesa Beel - Peninsula Pride

Mornington Peninsula Team
Dawn Finnie - Team Leader
Cassie Balazs
Vanessa Patane - administration
Leigh McLachlan - counsellor
Debbie Withers - counsellor

Psychiatric Registrar


We also have workers and programs from YSAS, Peninsula Youth and Family Services, MIND, Peninsula Support Services, Peninsula Carer Council, Centrelink, and Skillsplus here during the week.

headspace Frankston: a consortium of 12 local services (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Frankston is made up of a consortium of 12 local services, including:

 - Peninsula Health (including Psychiatric Services, Community Health, Peninsula Community Health Services, PenDAP)    

- YSAS    

- Medicare Local    

- Mornington Peninsula Shire Council    

- Frankston City Council    

- MIND    

- Peninsula Carer Council    

- Peninsula Support Services    

- Skills Plus    

- Monash Health

- Dual Diagnosis, CAMHS    

- Taskforce

We are also a signatory to the Frankston Mornington Peninsula Young People's Charter of Practice Principles.  


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What do you need? (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

 The "front door" of headspace Frankston is our clinical care workers.  What help do you need?  Our clinical care workers can help you work it out, and organise referrals to services that are here to help!

We also have a bulk billing GP clinic for young people not currently linked in with a GP. We have both male and female doctors, and appointments are available Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Bulk billing psychologists - providing free counselling sessions for young people.

Psychiatric registrar - working with young people, and providing secondary consultations to other workers and services.

Please note, we are not a crisis service - if you have immediate concerns for a young person's safety, please contact 000 or:

- for under 18 years - 1300 369 012   

-  for 18 and over - 1300 792 977

Youth Health Clinic (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

The headspace Frankston Youth Health Clinic is a FREE and CONFIDENTIAL service that is open 5 days a week.

Dont have a doctor?  Dont want to talk to your family doctor? Need something checked out?  Come and see US!

Services we offer include:

  • male and female doctors (who are really nice!)
  • sexual health nurse (STI testing, pregnancy testing, contraceptives etc.)
  • general health checks
  • chronic condition management
  • coughs/colds/illness
  • advice and referrals

To make an appointment, give us a call on 9769 6419

For our YHC Flier, click here>>> Headspace-Frankston-YHC-Brochure.pdf