Hours

  • Monday: 8:45am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:45am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:45am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:45am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 8:45am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace

Tamworth

2 Darling Street, Tamworth, New South Wales 2340
P: (02) 6762 9290 F: (02) 6766 7547

headspace Tamworth is operated by Centacare New England North West. 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, Hunter New England and Central Coast (HNECC LTD).

 


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If you are 12-25 and going through a tough time headspace Tamworth is here to help.

headspace Tamworth is a FREE service and can help if you:

  • are feeling down, stressed or worried
  • are having difficulty with something in your life
  • are being bullied, hurt or harassed
  • need help with a health issue
  • have concerns about alcohol and drugs
  • need advice about education or finding work
  • are worried about a friend or family member

Have you thought about talking to someone?

At headspace Tamworth we have a diverse range of skills within our team.

Located at 2 Darling Street (adjacent to the PCYC) the centre is accessible for all levels of mobility.

You can contact the centre by calling or dropping in, or alternatively asking a friend or relative to contact the centre for you. Below are some helpful phone numbers if you need to talk to someone and the centre is closed.

eheadspace : 1800 650 890 

Kids Helpline:1800 551 800 

Mental Health Line:1800 01 1511  

Suicide Call Back: 1300 659 467

Services available

Dietitian

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Nutrition screening, dietary assessment and education about food and lifestyle, also support around healthy eating strategies.

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.

Doctor (GP)

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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

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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

How to Access headspace Tamworth (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Tamworth is not an acute or crisis mental health service.

If you (or a young person you are supporting) is in need of immediate support, please call the Mental Health Line (1800 011 511), Lifeline (13 11 14) or Kids Helpline (1800 55 1800). In an emergency, contact 000 immediately.  

For young people, their families and Professionals:

Please download headspace Tamworth referral form here

  • Email us the referral on headspace@centacarenenw.com.au
  • Drop into 2 Darling Street, Tamworth 2340
  • Fax us the referral form on 02 676 675 47
  • Contact us on 02 676 292 90

General Practitioners should include a Mental Health Care Plan (if appropriate) for the young person.

 

It may be necessary to have a Medicare card for some services ( this can be your parents/carers card if you are listed) if not, you can apply for your own here

 

 

Meet our Team at Tamworth! (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

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We are:

  • Azaan - Centre Manager
  • James - Psychologist
  • Matthew - Psychologist
  • Toni - Youth Care Coordinator
  • Bronte - Youth Care Coordinator
  • Helen - Youth Care Coordinator
  • Meghan- Youth Care Coordinator
  • Madeline - Youth Care Coordinator
  • Erin - Clinical Masters Student
  • Amie - Youth Care Coordinator/Social Work Placement
  • Mel - Program Support Officer
  • Tracey- Receptionist Trainee
  • Avril - Youth & Community Engagement Officer

We also have helping us out:

  • Dr Cudmore -General Practitioner
  • Dr Shah -Psychiatrist
  • Robyn-Primary Health Care Nurse
  • Katie -Dietitian
  • Deanne -Dietitian
  • Pete -Drug and Alcohol worker (Tamworth Aboriginal Medical Service)
  • Amanda - Money Manager
  • Aboriginal Employment Service
  • Best Employment

headspace Tamworth Youth Reference Group (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Are you 12-25?

Do you want to have a say about young people and mental health?

Well come an join our headspace Tamworth Youth Reference Group!!

 

headspace 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

-          Website consultation and development

-          Research and evaluation of headspace services

-          Consultation around resource development such as, fact sheets, brochures, radio ads etc

-          Peer support and mentoring

-          Media spokes person

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

How do I get Involved?

Just fill out these forms and email them to: headspace@centacarenenw.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

headspace Armidale (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Tamworth has an outpost located in Armidale. You can expect the same welcoming, youth-friendly vibe from our team in Armidale. All services are free, for all young people aged 12 to 25 years.  You can get in touch with our Armidale team if you’re having a tough time, or would like to improve your health and wellbeing. You can also make contact if you’re not sure what’s going on, or feel like you need someone to talk to. 

The services you’ll access will depend on what your needs and goals are. One of our Youth Care Coordinators will talk with you about what’s going on in your life and help you work out what your options are.

Location

3/150 Rusden Street Armidale, 2350

PO Box 923

Phone: 02 6738 7272

Email: headspaceArmidale@centacarenenw.com.au

Opening hours

8.30 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday

Referral form

headspace Armidale referral form

headspace Gunnedah (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Tamworth has an outpost located in Gunnedah. You can expect the same welcoming, youth-friendly vibe from our team in Gunnedah. All services are free, for all young people aged 12 to 25 years.  You can get in touch with our Gunnedah team if you’re having a tough time, or would like to improve your health and wellbeing. You can also make contact if you’re not sure what’s going on, or feel like you need someone to talk to.

The services you’ll access will depend on what your needs and goals are. One of our Youth Care Coordinators will talk with you about what’s going on in your life and help you work out what your options are.

Location

31 Henry Street, Gunnedah 2380

Phone: 02 6741 4444

Email: headspaceGunnedah@centacarenenw.com.au

Opening hours

8.30 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday

Referral form

headspace Gunnedah referral form - download here

headspace Moree (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Tamworth has an outpost located in Moree. You can expect the same welcoming, youth-friendly vibe from our team in Moree. All services are free, for all young people aged 12 to 25 years.  You can get in touch with our Moree team if you’re having a tough time, or would like to improve your health and wellbeing. You can also make contact if you’re not sure what’s going on, or feel like you need someone to talk to.

The services you’ll access will depend on what your needs and goals are. One of our Youth Care Coordinators will talk with you about what’s going on in your life and help you work out what your options are.

Location

48 Auburn Street Moree 2400

PO Box 1499

Phone: 02 6750 8585

Email: headspaceMoree@centacarenenw.com.au

Opening hours

8.30 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday

Referral form

headspace referral form for Moree - download here

headspace Narrabri (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Tamworth has an outpost located in Narrabri. You can expect the same welcoming, youth-friendly vibe from our team in Narrabri. All services are free, for all young people aged 12 to 25 years.  You can get in touch with our Narrabri team if you’re having a tough time, or would like to improve your health and wellbeing. You can also make contact if you’re not sure what’s going on, or feel like you need someone to talk to.

The services you’ll access will depend on what your needs and goals are. One of our Youth Care Coordinators will talk with you about what’s going on in your life and help you work out what your options are.

Location

1/116 Barwan Street Narrabri, 2390

PO Box 89

Phone: 02 6792 9393

Email: headspaceNarrabri@centacarenenw.com.au

Opening hours

8.30 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday

Referral form

headspace referral form for Narrabri - download here