Hours

  • Monday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace

Lake Haven

Gravity Youth Centre, 70 Chelmsford Road East, Lake Haven, New South Wales 2263
P: (02) 4394 9100 F: (02) 4394 9111

headspace Lake Haven is located next to Lake Haven Shopping Centre at The Gravity Youth Centre.
It is a friendly free service for young people aged 12-25 years

When you or your parent/carer come to headspace Lake Haven you will first speak with one of our headspace staff, Sue. You may then be referred to our headspace Youth Access Team who will make an appointment for you.

When you come into headspace Lake Haven you could be meeting with a range of professionals including; a counsellor, an intake worker, a drug and alcohol counsellor and other support services.
They will help you find the service that you need within headspace or across the Central Coast. They have a great knowledge of what services are out there to help you and your family/carer find exactly what you need.

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.

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. 

Positions available at headspace Lake Haven

General Practitioner— Part Time, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Make a difference to young people and join Australia’s innovative Youth Mental Health Foundation.

- Relaxed working environment

- Flexible part time position

- Fully equipped, modern facilities with full reception and administrative support

- Competitive remuneration with 100% of MBS billing

- Bulk billed services Mon to Thursday (8.30 – 5.00pm and no after hours or on call)

headspace Lake Haven is seeking expressions of interest from GPs interested in working part time (one session or one day per week - negotiable), to offer primary health care to young people, from our newly established Centre located in the Gravity Youth Centre, Lake Haven.

headspace Lake Haven offers GPs an opportunity to improve the lives of young people aged 12-25 years and to work as part of an experienced and innovative multidisciplinary team, as well as an opportunity to increase their skills and experience in working with adolescents.  We provide our GPs with full practice support, including reception and scheduling, billing and other general administrative support, as well as a flexible schedule regarding days and sessions.  There are a range of service providers on site including other health disciplines such as psychologists, welfare workers, drug and alcohol workers, and social workers who provide clinical interventions for young people facing a range of physical and mental health issues.

If you have a passion for engaging with young people and hold all relevant current licenses, registrations and memberships for legal practice as a qualified and registered professional within the state of New South Wales then we would love to hear from you.

For further information and to watch interviews with headspace GPs click here:

http://headspace.org.au/careers/information-for-gps/

For more information contact:

Name: General Practitioner
Phone: 0434 567 265
Email: helen.isenhour@health.nsw.gov.au

More information

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

Meet our friendly staff

  • Sue - Client Services Officer
  • Helen - Manager

The following Youth Access Team staff rotate through our Lake Haven centre:

  • Emma - Clinical Lead
  • Brett - Youth Access Team
  • Melody - Youth Access Team
  • Nicole - Youth Access Team
  • Silas - Youth Access Team
  • Joy-  Youth Access Team 

Request a Visit (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

we come to you!

headspace Lake Haven look forward to visiting your school or organisation. headspace resources are available on request also.

headspace Lake Haven have a range of presentations on all youth mental health topics that can be delivered to students at your school by members of  our Youth Access and Community Engagement Teams.

The topics include:

  • An introduction to Mental Health
  • Tips for a Healthy headspace
  • Meet headspace
  • Stress
  • Bullying
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Body Image and Eating Discorders
  • Understanding Grief

We can also come along with our "playground pop up shop" at recess or lunchtime, to informally hand out information to students  and chat with students that may have questions about our services and their own mental health. 

We also have resources including fact sheets, brochures and other collateral we can bring along to hand out to the students.

If you would like headspace Lake Haven to attend your school or organisation to present, or would like resources please click here:   Presentation-Request-Form.pdf

 Once we receive your completed request form, one of our team will make contact with you to discuss your request.

Complaints Policy (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

At headspace Lake Haven we seek to provide an excellent service for young people coming into our service.

We value and encourage your comments about the quality of our service and will actively seek to change our service based on your feedback.

 

If you would like to provide us with feedback, please use the suggestion box provided. We are also keen to hear from the family and friends of the young people attending our service.

 

If you feel we could improve any aspect of our service, please seek us out and let us know. In the first instance, talk to the staff member involved, or you can also ask to speak to our Team Leader or Manager.

 

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing!

headspace Lake Haven Team – many thanks!

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services                                                         

We acknowledge the Aboriginal People who are the Traditional Custodians of the land, and pay respect to the Aboriginal Elders – both past and present.

headspace Gosford is committed to diversity and social inclusion. This includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander’s, people who identify as LGBTI, people of all ages, people with a disability and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

There’s no shame in asking for support. For wellbeing and mental health concerns, please call headspace Gosford on 4304 7870

 Below are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community health services and programs on the Central Coast that you may find useful:

  • Nunyara Aboriginal health unit ph: 4320 2698 
  • Eleanor Duncan Aboriginal Health Centre ph: 4351 1040
  • Mingaletta Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Corporation ph: 4342 7515
  • Darkinjung Local Aboriginal Land Council ph: 4351 2930
  • The Glen Central Coast Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centre ph: 4388 6360
  • Central Coast Aboriginal Men’s Group: ph: 0405 383104
  • Central Coast Primary Care ph: 4365 2294