Family Reference Group Member

Join our Family Reference Group

Applications are open for our Family Reference Group!

The purpose of this reference group is to: 

  • Contribute to the quality improvement and evaluation of our centre 
  • Reduce stigma surrounding mental health and encourage early help seeking 
  • Support headspace Bankstown to maintain a family-inclusive practice  

More about what’s involved:  

  • The Family Reference Group is an opportunity to have your say and get involved with headspace and the local community
  • As a Family Reference Group member, you will be invited to meet regularly
  • Your participation will involve providing your feedback about existing services and headspace processes/policies, sharing your ideas for community engagement,  opportunities for advocacy, organising events and activities, and being a voice for family & friend representation.


Please read before applying - key role requirements:

  • You must reside in the local community at application, or be able to demonstrate a connection to the local community
  • You must have current or previous experience as a direct carer, family member or friend of a young person who has experienced mental ill health


If you're interested to join, have a read of our FAQs and complete our EOI form. Please return the completed EOI form to our email address.


For more information contact:

Phone: (02) 9393 9669