Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:30pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 7:30pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace

Gladstone

Level 3, 93 Goondoon Street, Gladstone, Queensland 4680
P: (07) 4903 1921 F: (07) 4803 9100

headspace Gladstone is operated by Roseberry Community Services. 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, Central Queensland and Sunshine Coast (Sunshine Coast Health Network Ltd).

headspace Gladstone is a free and confidential service where young people between the ages of 12 and 25 can access qualified youth mental health professionals. headspace Gladstone offers a range of supports for young people who are experiencing a tough time or are worried about their mental health.

We provide access to services such as counselling, education, training and employment support, alcohol and drug support and information and mental health services.

If you want to talk or make an appointment call us on 07 4903 1921, or email info@gladstoneheadspace.com.au . If you're not feeling up to contacting us yourself, feel free to ask your family, friend, teacher, doctor, or someone close to you to either make a referral or contact us on your behalf.

We are based in the arcade between RM Williams and the News-agency  in Goondoon Street, just up the hill from the NAB Bank. Just walk down the arcade corridor and head up the stairs. 

We are also contactable by post:

PO Box 1439
Gladstone, QLD, 4680

Services available

Sexual Health Clinic

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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 Services

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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

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Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services. 

Alcohol & Drug Services

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

Work & Study Services

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

Youth Reference Group

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A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.

Youth Programs

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

More information

What we do (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

If you ever feel that you:

• are feeling down, stressed or can't stop worrying

• haven't felt like yourself for a long time

• can't deal with school or finding it difficult to concentrate

• are feeling sick or worried about your health

• want to cut down on your drinking or drug use

• want to talk about sexuality, identity or relationships

• are having difficulties with friendships

• have sexual health issues or want to find out about contraception

• are being bullied, hurt or harassed

• are worried about work or study or if you're having money trouble

headspace Gladstone is a place you can go to talk to someone about any of these issues.

headspace Gladstone is making a difference where it is needed most - our young people.

Our Centre provides early intervention services to young people 12 to 25 years. Our range of services includes mental, physical and sexual health, drug and alcohol information and support as well as vocational and educational assistance along with care coordination by our youth access team.  It is a place where a range of services can be provided to young people in one youth friendly location.  Our service is free and we ensure that we respect your confidentiality.  Please bring in your Medicare Card. Don't have a Medicare card? Access the medicare application form here, or follow the link to their website for more information.

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

headspace Gladstone is staffed by a dedicated team of health professionals who are passionate about making sure the support we provide is youth friendly. Our headspace team consists of core staff, the Youth Reference Group, consortium members, and private practitioners.  See below to meet out core staff.

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Lois - Centre Manager

D4.Myles 2

David - Clinical Lead

Dono3L3.Bull

Rachel & Lauren - Youth and Community Engagement Leaders

N2.Mayers 5G2.Hitzke 2

Nicolle & Gena - Care Coordinators

Heather Devney

Heather - Clinician

Nickie Powell

Nickie - Clinician

I.Chellingworth

Isabella - Clinician

J2.Garthwaite 2

Jaye - Admin

J.OBrien

Jane - Admin

M.Jenkinson

Murray - Admin

Feedback survey (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Your feedback is really appreciated and helps us improve the quality of our centre.

Follow the Link - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7D7SFRT

Roseberry Community Services - Lead Agency (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Roseberry Community Services is a non-profit company and registered charity. It is a community based organisation providing a range of service to meet the identified needs of young people and families who are experiencing difficulty. These services include Youth Development and literacy & Numeracy programs for young people, Youth & Family Counselling, Support & Mediation and Crisis and Community Housing.

SERVICES

Roseberry House

20 Rollo Street, Gladstone, Qld
(07) 4972 5383

Roseberry House is a 24 hour 7 days a week short term shelter for youth aged 16 – 25 years who are experiencing homelessness.

We strive to ensure young people are encouraged and empowered while being supported with transitioning into independent living. All residents are expected to meet their Centrelink obligations.

Transition to Independent Living (TIL) Service Gladstone

Our TIL service provides support to young people aged 16-25 who are living independently. It aims to provide practical support for the emotional well-being of the young person.

This includes: Referrals to appropriate service, Information provision, Advocacy, Transport to appointments and Practical assistance. The TIL service aims to assist young people to pursue appropriate options within the community.

 

Youth and Family Services

39 Flinders Parade, Gladstone, Qld
(07) 4972 8200

Branchout

Branchout provides a supportive learning environment for young people between the ages of 12 – 19 years by delivering two complementary programs: Youth Development program and our Altenative Learning Centre (ALC).

The Youth Development Program provides an opportunity for young people to re-enter a learning and social environment in a therapeutic atmosphere. Young people are provided the opportunity to engage in personal development, community involvement and creative learning.

The ALC offers a flexible learning environment for those struggling to fit into the mainstream education system.

Students will be able to complete core language, literacy and numeracy requirements for a sound achievement equivalent to Year 10 before moving onto further studies. 

Reconnect and Family Support

Our staff offer counselling for families who are experiencing the early stages of conflict with adolescents, with a view to preventing youth homelessness.  We work towards family reconciliation where there is an immediate risk of homelessness, or when the young person has recently become homeless. We also assist young people in making a smoother transition into the community if it is unreasonable for them to live at home.

Community Housing

159 Goondoon Street, Gladstone Qld
(07) 4972 0047

Community Housing provides accommodation support for low to medium income earners. Referrals for long term accommodation are provided through the Department of Housing and Public Works.

 Short Term Housing for Young People

 RCS manages two properties for vulnerable young people aged 16 to 25 years. A bond is required and tenants will need to fit the TIL program eligibility criteria to access the units. As part of the tenancy agreement, young people must meet with the TIL worker weekly. A Referral is required.

 Crisis Housing

RCS manages a unit which is available for singles, couples or families. This is a 2-bedroom unit and singles may be required to share with one other single person of the same sex. Length of stay will not exceed 8 weeks and will be negotiated with the Housing Officer on a case-by-case basis. This accommodation may not be immediately available. Referrals are not required for crisis accommodation.

Long Term Housing
RCS manages a portfolio of long-term community housing units and houses.

As a community housing provider we operate under the One Social Housing combined wait list for long term housing. All applications are made through the Department of Housing and Public Works Service Centre, Level 2, 20-22 Herbert Street, Gladstone; tel: (07) 49796574. The Department provides a shortlist of applicants to our organisation when we notify them of a vacancy. RCS does not have a wait list.

Affordable Housing

RCS manages a portfolio of affordable housing; including studio, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments.  Eligibility criteria applies.  Please visit the Gladstone Affordable Housing webpage for more information about eligibility criteria and properties.

 

Rockhampton Services

Jack’s House

122 Kent Street, Rockhampton, Qld
(07) 4922 2453

Jack's House is a 24 hour 7 days a week short-term crisis accommodation for young people aged 16 - 19 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

We strive to ensure young people are encouraged and empowered while being supported with transitioning into independent living. All residents are expected to meet their Centrelink obligations.

Transition to Independent Living (TIL) Service Rockhampton

73 Davis Street, Rockhampton, Qld
(07) 4923 7700

The TIL service provides support to young people aged 16-25 who are living independently.
It aims to provide practical support for the emotional well-being of the young person.

This includes: Referrals to appropriate service, Information provision, Advocacy, Transport to appointments and Practical assistance.

The TIL service aims to assist young people to pursue appropriate options within the community.0

 

Youth Reference Group (YRG) (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

What is the Youth Reference Group?

headspace Gladstone is providing young people with the opportunity to be heard and be active around youth mental health and alcohol and other drug issues.  There are a number of roles you can play in a headspace local reference group, including:

  • Leading a project in your local area
  • Peer support and mentoring
  • Media Spokesperson

By getting involved you will:

  • Have the opportunity to have your say and direct youth mental health services in Australia
  • Develop new skills
  • Meet and work with other young people who are passionate about youth mental health
  • Make a difference to youth mental health

headspace will provide some training to support you to participate in the above groups or activities

Who Can apply?

anyone aged between 12 and 25 who is involved with headspace Gladstone centre. 

We are looking for about 15 local young people to join the group.

We want you to apply if:

  • you have had your own experiences of feeling depressed, anxious or another mental health issue
  • you have a friend or family member who has/or had a mental illness or drug addiction,
  • you feel passionate about and are interested in mental health issues,
  • The group is also keen to hear the voices of Indigenous young people, young people from different cultural backgrounds, young people from rural and remote areas, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender young people and young people who have been homeless.

How do I get involved?

Complete the application form below and email it to info@headspacegladstone.com.au

or you can post it to PO Box 1439 Gladstone, QLD 4680 

or drop in to level 3/93 Goondoon Street, Gladstone.

 

For more information

Contact headspace  07 4903 1921 or 0498 991 003

 

Application Pack Youth-Reference-Group-Application-Pack2.docx