headspace
Bunbury

headspace building

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 8:30pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

About

headspace Bunbury supports young people 12 - 25 with mild to moderate mental health, substance use, work and study as well as physical health/sexual health concerns through our visiting on site GP. Along with support for young people, we also support their family and friends.

No referral is needed, and all services are free with a valid medicare card. All GP services are also free with a valid medicare card. If you don't have a medicare card, our friendly staff will be able to support you to negotiate an alternative option with another GP.

headspace Bunbury also has two satellite services located in Busselton and Margaret River . Click the links to find out more information.

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 8:30pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Bunbury is operated by Relationships Australia WA. 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

Support and assistance finding accommodation or related support 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. 

Get tips on how to prepare your resume and present for interviews. Find out about local employment opportunities (full time, part-time, or casual).

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. 

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

News

More information

Welcome to headspace Bunbury!

To find out more about us and what we can offer you can download our centre brochure here.  

We also have our rights and responsibilities brochure available for you to access here.

We look forward to seeing you at our centre.

 

- The headspace Bunbury team

Marie – Centre Manager

Rebecca – Clinical Coordinator

Madison – Coordinator Support Programs

Denae – Aboriginal Community Engagement Officer

Belinda – Community Development Officer

Bree – Intake Worker

Amy – Intake Worker

Kerry – Intake Worker

Taren – Peer Support Worker

Monica – Counsellor

Lauren – Counsellor

Vera – Counsellor

Bryan – Counsellor

Jane – Customer Service Officer

Niamh – Customer Service Officer

Claire – Customer Service Officer

Are you a young person aged between 12 and 25?

Young people can refer themselves or family members, friends, schools, GP's and other organisations can refer with the young persons consent.

  • Call us on 08 6164 0680  Monday- Friday
  • Drop in and make an appointment Monday, Thursday and Friday between 9:00am and 5pm or Tuesday and Wednesday between 9:00am and 8.30pm
  • Email info@headspacebunbury.org.au

Once you make contact we will be able to schedule an appointment with you while you are there or we will be in touch within 24 hours to schedule it.

Are you a GP?

  • Fill out the attached Referral Form here and email it to info@headspacebunbury.org.au ; OR
  • Fax the completed referral form to 08 6210 5905 ; OR
  • Send us a letter with the information for the young person

When we receive a referral, we will ensure to get in touch with the young person or their family within 24 hours to discuss scheduling appointments.

Are you a parent/organisation/school support staff referring a young person for support?

  • Call us on 08 6164 0680 Monday, Thursday and Friday between 9:00am and 5pm or Tuesday and Wednesday between 9:00am and 8.30pm
  • Fill out the attached Referral Form here and email it to info@headspacebunbury.org.au ; OR
  • Fax the completed referral form to 08 6210 5905

When we receive a referral, we will ensure to get in touch with the young person or their family within 24 hours to discuss scheduling appointments.

Some young have found these various apps, online programs and organisations helpful while they are waiting for their appointments at headspace Bunbury:

eheadspace - Free, confidential, other 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 www.reachout.com.au

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

Bite Back - Online activities, psychoeducation and positive psychology to support young people with their mental health biteback.org.au 

BeyondNow App - This is a safety planning app that you can work through if you are having thoughts of suicide beyondblue.org.au/get-support/beyondnow-suicide-safety-planning 

headspace Bunbury is located close to the CBD and very accessible by public transport. For Bunbury Bus timetable click here

There is 2 hour FREE ticket parking on the street and 3 Hours FREE at the Bunbury Centrepoint carpark. 

Check out the City of Bunbury Parking Map located here

 

 

 

 

 

Check out headspace Bunbury's centre video - Josh's Story

We at headspace Bunbury believe that family and friends play an important role in a young person's journey to better wellbeing.

As such, our services are focused on including the young person's important others as much as possible and in line with the young person's wishes. 

 

Welcome Pack

It can be difficult to know how to support your young person when they start engaging in mental health counselling at our service. 

If you are supporting a young person experiencing mental wellbeing concerns, check out our welcome pack here.

 

Family and Friends Reference group

To ensure that our centre is remaining family and friends inclusive and support, headspace Bunbury hosts a Family and Friends (F&F) reference group to be able to meet with community members and get their feedback and ideas for the centre. The headspace Family and Friends Reference Group is made up of members with lived experience of supporting a young person through headspace services. 

Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month from 3.30pm to 4.30pm.

If you would like to come along, please get in touch by calling us on (08) 6164 0680 or emailing info@headspacebunbury.org.au

 

Family and Friends Support Counselling Sessions

To continue the support of family and friends, we offer sessions to anyone who is needing support while they are supporting a young person. These are free and available with our Clinical Coordinator and Centre Manager. For more information regarding these sessions or to book one, please contact our team on (08) 6164 0680 or email info@headspacebunbury.org.au

 

Other resources for Family and Friends

The headspace website has a dedicated section to family and friends to be able to support you supporting your young person through their journey. You can check it out here

 

 

Our Youth Reference Group is a group of young people aged 15-25 who are passionate about mental health and are interested in helping to promote headspace Bunbury to the local community.

As a member, your voice will be not only heard but your input will be acted upon within the centre. You will help us to organise and run youth events in the local community and have the opportunity to network and create contacts in the industry that can help you throughout your working life.

This group is an awesome way to meet other young people with the same passion and enthusiasm for mental health issues as you!

Meetings are held monthly after hours – although there may be extra meetings when planning events and projects.

Think that this sounds like something you could be interested in? Click the link or QR code below to register and one of our team will be in touch :) 

https://form.jotform.com/200047838357054

If you have any questions you can reach out to our community engagement team on (08) 6164 0680 or email info@headspacebunbury.org.au

We would love to hear from you!

At headspace, you have the right to an environment where you feel welcome, accepted and safe. If this hasn’t happened, we want to know about it, so we can do better.

You can use this QR Code and link below to provide feedback, compliments or complaints. This can be about anything to do with headspace programs, services or people.

Your feedback will be sent to our management team who will decide how to respond. You can remain anonymous if you wish, but your feedback will never impact on you getting help at headspace.

Feedback Form - headspace Bunbury

If you have any questions -
please contact the team on (08) 6164 0680 or at info@headspacebunbury.org.au

 

QR CODE TO BE ADDED HERE!

Did you know that headspace Bunbury can attend any events, festivals, organisations, schools or other community group to provide education on mental health and headspace services? And the best part ... it is FREE!

Our headspace Bunbury Community team love getting out and about in the community, delivering education and attending events. If you have a festival or event that you want headspace to attend please email us at info@headspacebunbury.org.au

We aim to response to your request within 4 working days upon receiving it. 

Alternatively, you can contact our Community Development Officer on (08) 6164 0680.

 

 

Our Busselton Satellite Service was introduced to support youth aged 12 - 25 years old with free and confidential access to mental health support.

To get an appointment, you can drop into the centre, call or email us with the below contact details. You can also visit your GP for a referral however this is not a requirement.

 Click here for a Busselton brochure 

Click here for a Busselton referral form 

Busselton opening hours

Monday:  8.30am - 4.30pm

Tuesday:  11am - 7pm

Wednesday:  8.30am - 4.30pm

Thursday:  8.30am - 4.30pm

Friday:  CLOSED

Saturday & Sunday:  CLOSED

Public Holidays:  CLOSED

Telephone (08) 6164 0680 (opt #2)

Address- 7 Harris Road, Busselton, WA, 6280

 

Our Margaret River Satellite Service was introduced in June 2020 to support youth aged 12 - 25 years old with free and confidential access to mental health support.

To get an appointment, you can drop into the centre, call or email us with the below contact details. You can also visit your GP for a referral however this is not a requirement.

 Click here for a Margaret River brochure 

Click here for a Margaret River referral form 

Margaret River opening hours

Monday:  CLOSED

Tuesday:  11am - 7pm

Wednesday:  8.30am - 4.30pm

Thursday:  8.30am - 4.30pm

Friday:  8.30am - 4.30pm

Saturday & Sunday:  CLOSED

Public Holidays:  CLOSED

Telephone (08) 6164 0680 (opt #3)

Address- 36 Station Road, Margaret River, WA, 6285