COVID - 19 UPDATE:
The health & wellbeing of young people and their families is our top priority. In response to COVID-19, we have transitioned to online and phone services.
While you can no longer access our physical site, we'll still be supporting young people through phone and online options, such as video conferencing. This means you'll be able to use either your mobile, personal laptop or computer to have screen to screen sessions with your mental health clinician or GP.
Please call 9194 4500 if you have any questions or concerns
If you would like more general info on Covid-19 please refer to our lead agency website https://kams.org.au/
- Monday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
- Tuesday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
- Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
- Thursday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
- Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Broome is operated by Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council. All headspace services 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 WA (WA Primary Health Alliance Ltd).
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.
A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.
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 issue.
Jobs and volunteering
Positions currently available at headspace Broome
We have a team that is dedicated to supporting young people the best way we can. We have a range of workers with different skills and experience to make sure young people that access headspace Broome get the help they are looking for.
Dave - A/Manager
Paul - Snr Counsellor
Laura - Counsellor
Kiarnee - Youth Engagement
Visiting Health Professionals
Dr Gemma B
Dr Gemma J
Dr Katie T
Dr Gary L
By calling (08) 9194 4500 or dropping into the headspace Broome Centre, located at Shop A, 38 Frederick Street, Broome, WA, 6725.
Please be advised due to Covid-19 services have transitioned to phone and online services.
Alternatively you, a friend or family member can download our registration & referral form below and return this to us in person, via email (email@example.com) or by fax (9194 4513)
Please click here to access the 'headspace Broome Registration & Referral form'
If making a referral on behalf of a young person please discuss this with them first.
Got a lot going on? No shame in talking it out with one of our friendly health professionals. Once a referral is completed a staff member will be in touch to discuss your options further.
GP Clinics -
Any general health concern - cold or flu symptoms, sexual health check up, the GP's are also a great entry point for young people unsure of the support they would like.
Appointments can be made by calling 9194 4500
Health Professionals/Service Providers
For GP's or service providers wishing to refer a young person to headspace Broome, please fax a referral form to headspace Broome on (08) 994 4513.
Please ensure you have a young persons/carer consent.
If you require assistance with transport please let us know.
We also have a designated disability carpark space right outside our office and wheel chair access. Please call if you would like further info or support.
All the services at headspace Broome are free of charge and/or bulk-billed with a Medicare card.
You will need a Medicare card to access support from our GPs . If you are unsure how to obtain this please ask a staff member for assistance or click here 'Medicare'
If you can't access Medicare or other government funded healthcare programs, you can still access support from our Counselling and Vocational team, please also check with our reception staff about payment options.
We value your Feedback
We care about what you think! So if you have any feedback (good or bad) or ideas that can help us improve our service please let us know.
You can contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on the phone 9194 4500.
You could also send us a letter to PO Box 8173 Broome WA 6725 or you can contact - Health Consumer Council - 08 9221 3422
eheadspace - Free, confidential, over the phone or online counselling service provided by headspace. 1800 650 890 or eheadspace.org.au
Kids Helpline - Free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5-25 years. 1800 55 1800 or kidshelpline.com.au
ReachOut - Online resources and support for young people under 25 going through a tough time. au.reachout.com
Head to Health - Wherever you are on your mental health journey, Head to Health is here to help you find the information, resources, and services that most suit your needs. headtohealth.gov.au
Reach Out - Worry Time
Reach Out - Breathe
Trusted Health Information regarding COVID-19