headspace
Bondi Junction

20220803 192457

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 7:30pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:30pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

About

In response to COVID-19, to keep you safe, we are using a mix of online, phone  services to continue to support the mental and physical health of young people.

Please call us on 02 9366 8800 to discuss your needs.  Our counselors, doctors, exercise physiologist, sexual health nurses and education support staff are all here for you!

headspace Bondi Junction is a free* and confidential service where people from 12 to 25 years old can access qualified youth mental health professionals. We offer a range of supports for people who are worried about their drug and alcohol use, mental or  physical wellbeing.  

*must have a Medicare card.

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 7:30pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:30pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Bondi Junction is operated by South Eastern Sydney Local Health District. All headspace services are funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care. Administration of funding is carried out by the headspace centre’s local Primary Health Network, in this case, Central and Eastern Sydney (EIS Health Ltd).

Services

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

Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services. 

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

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

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. 

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

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

“As soon as I sought help, I suddenly realised that my anxiety was very treatable and that I wasn’t alone.”
- Charlie

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More information

Our Centre provides early intervention services to young people 12 to 25 years. Our range of services includes mental, physical and sexual health, drug and alcohol information and support as well as vocational and educational assistance along with care coordination by our Youth Access Team.  It is a place where a range of services can be provided to young people in one youth-friendly location.  Our service is free and we ensure that we respect your confidentiality.  Please bring in your Medicare Card.

If you ever feel that you:

• are feeling down, stressed or can't stop worrying

• haven't felt like yourself for a long time

• can't deal with school or finding it difficult to concentrate

• are feeling sick or worried about your health

• want to cut down on your drinking or drug use

• want to talk about sexuality, identity or relationships

• are having difficulties with friendships

• have sexual health issues or want to find out about contraception

• are being bullied, hurt or harassed

• are worried about work or study or if you're having money trouble

headspace Bondi Junction is a place you can go to talk to someone about any of these issues.

  • Innowell Platform 

All young people have the opportunity to use the platform when calling to book their first appointment.

 

The platform helps us support the triage and assessment process, and provides a range of recommendations for treatment and therapeutic resources for our young people.

 

The link below will take you to a video that walks you through navigating the Innowell platform.
If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact our centre to speak with our Digital Navigator and Peer Support Worker, Ben. 
Ben's role is to support the orientation of young people, families and headspace staff to headspace digital platforms (e.g. hAPI, InnoWell and e-tools) by providing individual consultations and education aimed at facilitating recovery principles of hope, choice, self-determination and social connectedness.
  • General Practitioners (GP)
  • Groups
  • Exercise Physiologist (EP)
  • Drug and Alcohol Counseling
  • Education Services - IPS education specialists 
  • Mental Health Workers - social workers, counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists

If you are aged between 12-25 you do not need a formal referral.

Simply call or email to arrange an appointment with one of our friendly staff.

Phone: 02 9366 8800

Fax: 02 9366 8888

Email: headspacebondijunction@health.nsw.gov.au  

Address: 20 Bronte Road, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022

If you are a Service Provider, School Counsellor or Welfare staff, you can provide a written referral on behalf of a young person to attend headspace Bondi Junction.

Download a referral form here. (PDF)

Once completed, please forward your referral, with any accompanying documentation, to headspace Bondi Junction via Fax, Post or Email as per details on the attached form.

General Practitioners can choose to download the referral above, or use their usual referral and forward by Fax, Post, Email or with their patient. 

The Oral Health Clinic at headspace Bondi Junction is a free clinic for 12-25-year-olds who have a medicare card, and for those 18 - 25, a health care card. 

The clinic operates on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 2pm - 4pm. 

To make a booking, call our centre on 9366 8800 or email us at headspacebondijunction@health.nsw.gov.au. 

The sexual health clinic at headspace Bondi Junction is a free ‘drop-in’ clinic for 12-25-year-olds who are Australian residents.  No appointment, referral or Medicare card is needed. 

If you are a backpacker, traveler, or overseas student, please contact NSW Sexual Health Info link on 1800 451 624 for information on where to get help. 

To speak to a nurse about other available services call 9382 7682 or NSW Sexual Health Info link on 1800451624.

 

The headspace team consists of core staff, the Youth Reference Group, consortium partners, and private practitioners who are all here to support you. Meet the team below!

2022 Team Photo

 

Centre Manager 

Toni

Clinical Lead

Rebekah

 

 

Admin Officers

Nik - Image coming soon

Vivian - Image coming soon

 

Paul - Demand Management Project Lead

 

General Practitioners (GPs) 

Dr Danni - GP Lead: Image coming soon

Dr Mary web

Dr Mary 

Dr Katy - Image coming soon

Psychiatrist     

Dr Stephen Koder - Image coming soon  

 

PSS Clinicians 

CallumImage coming soon

Sandra - Image coming soon 

 

Youth Access Clinicians (YACs)

Martina 

Sarah 

Terri: Image coming soon

Psychologists 

Brandon - Image coming soon

Daria - Image coming soon

 

IPSed Education Team

Rosie – IPS Education Peer Worker - Image coming soon

Hannah - IPS Education Specialist Worker - Image coming soon

 

Specialist Sexual Health Nurses 

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Maria & Jane (left to right)

Drug and Alcohol Counsellor 

Amanda

 

Exercise Physiologist (EP) 

Chrysten 

Community Engagement Officer

Katerina   

 

 Peer Support Workers

Stephanie - Family and Carer Peer Support Worker

Ben - Digital Navigator Peer Support Worker

Ben - Groups Coordinator Peer Support Worker 

 

Research Assistant 

Oliver - Image coming soon                                                                                                                                                   

   
 

Youth Reference Groups (YRG) throughout the years

2021 - 2022 

2020 - Virtual Meeting

YRG zoom images for insta and fb

 

YRG 2020 James and YRG nice cropped

 

 2019 - 2020 

YRG 2019 cropped

 

2017 - 2018 

YRG 2017 group photo

 

2015 - 2016

bondiYRG

 

 

 

Public Transport:

Train - Bondi Junction Train Station

  • Bondi Junction train station is a 3-minute walk from our centre. 
  • Bondi Junction train station is located on the Eastern Suburbs line. It is served by the T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line services (blue line) and NSW TrainLink South Coast Line services.

Parking:

Westfields Bondi Junction

  • Westfields Bondi Junction offers up to 2 hours of free parking and 4 hours with the Westfields app Mon - Fri. Entrances are located on Hollywood Ave, Grafton St and Hollywood Ave. 
  • We are located 1 store down from the Bronte Rd exit, next to Anitas Gelato and across from Grill'd. 

Street Parking 

Free 1 hour street parking can be found on the following surrounding streets:

  • Allens Pde, Bondi Junction
  • Hollywood Ave, Bondi Junction
  • Porter St, Bondi Junction
  • Llandaff St, Bondi Junction

Our Youth Reference Group member Sean walks us through a first visit to the centre in this video.

See Inside headspace Bondi Junction:

Ground Floor​

Level 1​

Do you want to know what coming to headspace feels like?  The University of NSW Law Society made a video showing what happens... check it out here

Please note, that a medicare card is needed for most of the services at headspace.

 

Thank you to our consortium partners:

    

Drug & Alcohol Service from Langton Centre  

Our lead agency is the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District.  Funding provided through Central & Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network.