Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace

Knox

2 Capital City Boulevard, Westfield Knox Ozone, Wantirna South, Victoria 3152
P: (03) 9801 6088 F: (03) 8677 9081

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

We are a team of friendly workers who specialise in youth wellbeing. We can discuss and help with any issues from mental health issues to sexual health and contraception, educational support and drug and alcohol counselling. Or, you can just drop in to hang out with us at our friendly social group on Friday afternoons!

Our Services include:

  • General health services (youth friendly, free Doctors)
  • Counselling Services
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Services
  • Mental Health Support
  • Vocational, Education & Training Support.

Services available

Mental Health Services

close

Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.

Doctor (GP)

close

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

close

Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services. 

Alcohol & Drug Services

close

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

Work & Study Services

close

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

Youth Reference Group

close

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

Youth Programs

close

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

More information

What we do at headspace Knox (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Knox is a centre offering young people aged 12-25 a welcoming environment in which they can seek confidential health advice, support, and information.


headspace Knox offers a team of friendly health experts who can discuss and help with concerns or problems: school-related stress, bullying, sexual health and contraception, relationship and friendships, alcohol and other drug consumption, general health, depression, anxiety, or if you're just not 'feeling right'.

Our Services include:

  • General health services (GP Doctors & Youth Health Nurses).
  • Counseling Services
  • Alcohol and other drug services
  • Mental health services
  • Vocational, Education & Training Services

Our Staff Include:

  • Social Workers
  • Credentialed Mental Health Nurses
  • Doctors
  • Youth Health Nurse
  • Psychologists
  • Youth Workers

For more general information about headspace Knox, please download our Information Brochure.

Groups & workshops at headspace Knox (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

At headspace Knox, we believe there is nothing more powerful than a group of young people who come together to help and support each other.

We encourage all young people to join the groups and workshops on offer at headspace Knox. We have a range of programs that include our regular social groups as well as scheduled threptic groups that occur throughout the year. See below for some of the great programs we currently have on offer and what’s coming up!

Art'scape

headspace Knox and EACH Youth and Family have collaborated to bring you Art’scape

A relaxed art group for young people 12-25 years who are looking to meet others, participate in structured activities, or work on their own projects. Use our materials and space to learn new skills, creatively express yourself, and have some arty fun!

Art’scape is run on a Thursday between 3:30pm and 5pm. For more information see here.

Fridays@headspace

What better way to start off the weekend with a bang then hanging out with us every Friday afternoon. We’ll supply the movies, games, and snacks. You can bring your friends along or meet other young people from the local area. Best of all it is totally free!

Fridays@headspace is run on a Friday between 2pm and 5pm. For more information see here.

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is officially recognized by the Cochrane Review as the treatment of choice for characteristics associated with borderline personality disorder (BPD) including impulsivity, interpersonal problems, emotional dysregulation, self-harm, and suicidal behaviors.

For more information including eligibility, program outline, and referral can be found here.

Who’s in Charge

A 7 week program for parents or carers of young people (8 to 18) who are beyond control, violent or defiant. The group aims to provide a supportive environment to share experiences, assist in the development of individual strategies for managing your young peoples behaviour, and explore ways of increasing safety and wellbeing.

For more information see here.

Rebound

Run in collaboration with our Lead Agent, EACH, and the Victoria Police – Rebound aims to intervene early for young people who are experiencing (or re-creating) instability in multiple environments, such as family, social, the justice system, education, and housing. The program utilises creative, educational, and wilderness techniques to deliver the content of the program.

Intakes for the next Rebound in Term 4 will be open shortly. For further information see here.

4 Me

Developed in collaboration with Knox Youth Services, the group aims to provide a safe environment for young people to explore relationships with themselves, others, and their community. 4 Me is a support program that embraces the diversity of same sex attracted, gender diverse, and questioning young people aged 14 – 18 years who have a connection to the City of Knox.

For more information see here.

Schools & community organisations (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

At headspace Knox, collaboration is a core value that underpins every aspect of the work we do to enable young people to reach their full potential. We would like to complement the work you are currently undertaking and work in partnership to improve the well-being of all young people.

How can we work together to support the mental health and wellbeing of young people?

headspace Knox has a community engagement team that can support schools and community organisations in a number of ways, such as:


headspace presentation: A presentation delivered to young people and/or service providers that can be tailored to your needs. Popular topics include mental health, tips for a healthy headspace, and headspace service overview.

EXPO stall: If your school or community organisation is planning an event we can attend as a stallholder.

Groups & Workshops: headspace Knox has the capacity to deliver a range of workshops in schools and community settings. Workshops currently include anger management, emotional regulation, resilience building, bullying, and the Drumbeat program.

Mental health and Us program: Working in collaboration with the School Focused Youth Services Program, headspace Knox assisted in the development of this educational program to support improved mental health outcomes for Year nine and ten students. This program is currently available to schools located in the Local Government Areas of Knox, Maroondah, Whitehorse and Yarra Ranges. For further information please see here.

How to engage with headspace Knox?

If your school or community organisation would like to engage with headspace Knox please send an enquiry to info@headspaceknox.com.au

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

headspace Knox is committed to providing a service that is relevant to the young people of Knox, Maroondah, and Yarra Ranges regions.

We value the unique skills, knowledge, and experiences that young people can offer. headspace Knox ensures that young people have a meaningful contribution to guide us and ensure that we are on the right track to providing a service that is relevant to the young people that we serve.

headspace Knox is supporting a Youth Reference Group which aims to provide young people with the opportunity to be involved and be heard on issues of youth wellbeing - such as mental health, alcohol and other drugs, sexual health, and relationships.

The purpose of the group is to:

  • Provide a forum for young people to voice their concerns, needs, interests and ideas.
  • Allow young people to have input into the decision making process of headspace Knox.
  • Provide an avenue for young people to be a part of the planning and implementing phases of headspace community awareness activities.
  • Provide information and advice to headspace Knox and it's consortium members on behalf of young people.

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

At headspace Knox we welcome and appreciate your feedback so that we can continually improve our service for young people.

Please let us know your thoughts about your experience at headsapce Knox. You can even give your feedback anonymously if you wish!

Here at headspace Knox, we like to make things easy for everyone so we have developed an online feedback portal, located here.