Hours

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

headspace

Whyalla

24-26 Ekblom Street, Whyalla Norrie, South Australia 5608
P: (08) 8641 4330 F: (08) 8641 4399

headspace Whyalla is operated by Country & Outback Health. 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, Country SA (Country North SA PHN).

headspace Whyalla offers young people aged 12-25 a welcoming environment where they can access  confidential  and  free  mental health support, health advice, and general information.

Our experienced team specialise in youth wellbeing.

Our FREE services include:

General health services

Alcohol and Other Drug Services

Mental Health Support

Sexual Health

Vocational, Education & Training Support

To make an appointment:

Call us on  08 8641 4330

Email us at  headspace.why@cobh.org.au

Drop in and see us at 24-26 Ekblom Street Whyalla Norrie

There is  No Wrong Door  all young people who contact or present at a  headspace  centre are either assigned for intake or our staff will help you to connect with a more appropriate service option in the local community.

headspace Whyalla has free parking and has disability access throughout the centre including toilets.

If you require urgent or out of business hours support please call KidsHelpLine 1800 55 1800, Lifeline 13 11 14, Mental Health Triage 13 14 65 or your local Hospital.

Check out our tabs below for even more information

Services available

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

Do i need a Medicare card? (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

All of our services are FREE

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If you are 15 years or older, you can apply to have your own Medicare card, you can apply for one on the Human Services page - https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/medicare-card

If you are ineligible to apply for a Medicare card give us a call and we will direct you to alternative appropriate services for you.

Getting to the Centre (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

If you are coming by car there is plenty of FREE parking space.

The local bus service has stops at Westlands then it’s a short walk to Ekblom Street

https://des.com.au/transport

There is also local taxi services that can get you to the centre.

Des’s Taxi – 131 008

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eheadspace (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

eheadspace is an online and over the telephone service that supports young people and their families going through a tough time.

eheadspace is a confidential, free and secure space where young people 12 - 25 or their family can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional

Young people may contact eheadspace if they need advice, are worried about their mental health or are feeling isolated or alone. eheadspace can help with a broad range of issues like bullying, drug and alcohol issues, depression and anxiety, relationships, concerns about friends, fitting in and isolation.

You can check out eheadspace by clicking on this link.

 https://www.eheadspace.org.au/

Digital Work & Study (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

If you're 15 - 24 and worried about work or study, get free and confidential support from the Digital Work and Study specialists at headspace.

The Team can assist you with creating a winning resume, career planning, job searching, interview preparation, contact and collaboration with employers and social firms.

To find out more check out the web link below.

https://headspace.org.au/young-people/digital-work-and-study-program/

 

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Welcome Pack (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Family and Friends are so important in all parts of life, the good times and the tough times.

headspace has developed an Welcome Pack for family and friends to read and have a better understanding of headspace and mental health.

You can download the pack here 

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

Feedback is important to headspace Whyalla. It allows us to develop and maintain quality services to young people that access our centre.

Its important to tell us if we are doing things well and if are things we could do better. If you would like to discuss feedback face to face please call 8641 4330 to make a time to talk.

 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W99VGV2

Referral Forms (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Accessing headspace services is easy.

Anyone can refer into headspace Whyalla. You can refer yourself or you can be referred by a friend, family member, health professional or school.

You can get the Form Here or you can refer into the service by calling 8641 4330

Referrer’s please remember that we are a voluntary service, so the young person that is being referred to us must know about and consent to the referral.

If the young person has a Mental Health Care Plan in place please attach a copy of this with the referral form.

We do require all GP's and external referrers to fill in our referral form to make sure that the young person’s access to headspace Whyalla is as smooth as possible.

Our fax number is 08 8641 4399

Our email is headspace.why@cobh.org.au

Our postal address is 24-26 Ekblom Street Whyalla Norrie SA 5608