headspace
Burnie

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Hours

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

About

headspace Burnie offers support for young people aged 12 to 25, their families and friends.

The centre has wheelchair access throughout and all services at headspace are bulk-billed for Australian citizens or permanent residents through Medicare (click here for further information), and to anyone else through arrangement with our Lead Agent, Cornerstone Youth Services. 

To refer, drop in, give us a call or complete our self-referral form online. Please see the "how to refer" tab section at the end of this page. 

  • As of August 29, masks are not mandatory in our centre though we ask that you please respect the choices of the individual clinicians & doctors if you are asked to wear a mask.

Hours

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

headspace Burnie is operated by Cornerstone Youth Services. 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, Primary Health Network Tasmania.

Services

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

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

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

If you live near our headspace centre in a rural area but cannot travel in to see us, you can see our mental health workers online.

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

More information

For Mental Health Week 2022, the north west youth reference group created a booklet to provide young people a friendly guide to ways to connect with services, activities, community groups & entertainment in the north west to show low cost ways to improve mental well-being and to promote a sense of awareness, belonging and connection to land and community.

Physical booklets are limited however, you can access the online, up-to-date version here.

headspace Burnie is located next to Red Herring. Access our main entrance from the back of the building (Hungry Jacks car park side) where there is paid parking available. 

Please not that access to our new site in currently by stairs only with a lift to be installed soon. We have alternate arrangements if this is not suitable for you, so please let us know when booking your appointment. 

For more information on parking fees and locations please visit Burnie Parking Information.

Bus timetables can be downloaded from Burnie Bus Timetable and Information

How to refer 

Self Referral Form - for yourself or family members.

Professional Referral Form - for schools, GP's and other services.

Once the form has been completed it can be emailed to headspaceburnie@csys.com.au or mailed to headspace Burnie, PO Box 565, Burnie Tasmania 7320. 

Once the form has been received we will phone you within 2 working days.

The person calling you will be a mental health professional from our access and team and will discuss what's happening for you at the moment. If headspace seems like the right service for you we'll arrange a time to meet you in person at the satellite. This is a chance to ask more questions and for you to gain further understanding about the services we provide. You're welcome to bring in a support person - family, friend - anyone you'd like to have with you. 

Online referrals can also be made via the Cornerstone Youth Services website, just click the following link.

In a nutshell: the Youth Reference Group (YRG) is a group of young people (aged 15-25) who meet monthly to discuss headspace in their local area, review the service and run activities to promote the service and provide education on early intervention for health and wellbeing. 

If you would like to know more please contact Bec - Community Awareness Officer - at the Burnie office on 6408 0251, email at rwells@csys.com.au or download the application form and drop it into our office.

Youth Reference Group Application Form

For further information on headspace and frequently asked questions regarding the service please download the Welcome Pack.

headspace work and study - your pathway to education and employment

What is work and study? 

  • The "Individual Placement and Support' Program funded by the Department of Social Services
  • We work with you one on one to assist you to achieve you career foals
  • Work and study is voluntary, free and YOU choose the goals and pathway to your career

Am I eligible? 

  • Are you looking for work or thinking about study
  • Are you a headspace client aged 12-25

What can work and study do for me? 

  • Provide specialist career advice
  • Help you find a job that suits your goals and interests
  • Develop your resume and cover letter
  • Help you find a course to star your career
  • Prepare you for interviews and talking with employers
  • Say in touch after you have started work or a course (you decide when you want to exit

If you would like more information about work and study, then talk to headspace Burnie today.