headspace
Broome

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Hours

  • 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

About

headspace Broome is a youth friendly space to help young people aged 12-25  with their health and well-being goals.

Please call us on 9194 4500 or drop in and we can organise a time to discuss how best we can support you. 

For more information on our service check out our  Welcome Book 

Our  Registration & Consent form  can also be found here. 

Please be advised that due to Covid -19 we are screening all visitors to the centre. If you do have any symptoms or unsure in anyway please call ahead and we can assist you with the correct steps to take.

For the latest WA Government updates please select here

Thank you

Hours

  • 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).

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. 

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 concern.

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

Jobs and volunteering

Positions currently available at headspace Broome

Employer: Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Ltd

headspace Broome is seeking an Independent Chairperson to lead its Consortium 

Please follow the link below to learn more about this opportunity, responsibilities and requirements 

headspace Broome Consortium - Chairperson 

Alternatively please call 9194 4500 and speak with Dave, Centre Manager 

For more information contact:

Phone: 9194 4500
Email: headspace@kamsc.org.au

More information

Call 9194 4500 or drop in to the Centre at Shop A, 38 Frederick Street, Broome 

We can then help match the best service for you 

Alternatively you can complete our headspace Broome Registration and Consent Form                                                                   Send this via email to headspace@kamsc.org.au or via fax on 9194 4513 or drop it to us. 

If making a referral on behalf of a young person please discuss this with them first. 

 

It can be overwhelming calling or coming to a new place for the first time to talk. If you would like to just visit the centre with a friend or family member to have a look around, that's fine. Just give us a call 

 

The headspace Broome Welcome Book also provides information on our services, what to expect and online resources.                         

A Family and Friends Welcome Book is also available 

 

How do I get to the Centre - Transport

If you require assistance with transport please let us know and we may be able to assist. 

For Bus timetables please select here .....Stops 33 and 12 are both a short walk to the centre. 

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.

 

If you are unsure about your work or study future, let us know 

We have employment specialists who can support you with anything from

- pre-employment checks 

- resumes 

- job or study search 

- career mapping 

- perhaps you just don't know where to start or you'd like a change 

 

Speak to a staff member to find out more

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 - Manager 

Jade - Clinical Lead

Tuti - Admin/Medical Reception

Dr Melody - Lead GP

Dr Kate

Laura - Counsellor

Mel - Counsellor

Hayley - Counsellor

Sean - Youth Engagement

Jacob -  SEWB Worker

Emily - Youth Vocational Specialist

Uri - Peer Support Worker

 

Visiting Health Professionals

Dr Sella (KMHDS) 

Sue (Helping Minds) 

Stewart (Boab Health) 

 

 

 

 

 



  

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.

 

If you need any assistance with obtaining a Covid-19 Vaccination certificate please talk to a staff member or follow this link

                                                                                                                                                                                                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. We want to create an environment where you feel welcome, accepted and safe. If this hasn't happened we want to know

You can contact us via email at headspace@kamsc.org.au or on the phone 9194 4500 and ask for the Centre Manager. 

 

Alternatively you can complete the below feedback form: 

Feedback Form 

 

 

The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) is central to all things we do at the centre. Your expertise as a young person ensures we remain credible, acceptable, appropriate and responsive to the needs of young people in our community. We value what you say! 

This group provides you with the opportunity to be heard and be active around our core service delivery, youth mental health, alcohol and other drug related concerns, bullying and other relevant social issues in our community

 

For more info give us a call or ask to speak with a staff member

Check out or share our YAC Flyer

If you find yourself on a waitlist for a service at headspace, staff will be in regular contact to check in and also share with you support options during this time. 

A list of support options and more immediate supports can also be found here. 

Should you have any issues accessing these or would like to talk with a staff member to guide you through any of the options provided, give us a call on 9194 4500 or drop in to the centre.