headspace

Caboolture

Please Note

Monday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am until 6:30pm*
Thursday 8:30am until 6:30pm*
Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday - CLOSED
Sunday - CLOSED
*4:30pm - 6:30pm by appointment only

Our friendly staff at headspace Caboolture are here to help young people aged 12-25 who are going through a tough time. We can help with physical health, mental health, education and employment services, and alcohol and other drug services. 

headspace Caboolture works closely with young people to get them the services they need to get their lives back on track. All of our services are bulk billed at no cost to the young person or their family. You can get in contact with us yourself, or ask someone else to do it for you. If you want to bring a friend along, that's OK too. We understand you might feel a little nervous about asking for help, so we listen to what you tell us to make sure we give you the right support. 

Wheelchair access is available through an elevator if required.

We are located just off King Street, and only a two minute walk from Caboolture Station for easy and convenient access by public transport.

 

Please Note

Monday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am until 6:30pm*
Thursday 8:30am until 6:30pm*
Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday - CLOSED
Sunday - CLOSED
*4:30pm - 6:30pm by appointment only

headspace Caboolture is operated by United Synergies. 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, Brisbane North (Partners 4 Health Ltd).

Services

Sexual Health Clinic

Services could include: provision of contraception and advice, testing, support, treatment and management of sexually transmissible infections(STI) HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis vaccination for Hepatitis and HPV, pregnancy testing and referral.

Alcohol & Drug Services

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

Youth Reference Group

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

Mental Health Services

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

Work & Study Services

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

Youth Programs

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

“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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Meet the Team

We have a number of dedicated youth friendly professionals here at headspace Caboolture to help support you, including:

Megan - Centre Manager

Nicola - Clinical Lead

Chris - Community and Youth Engagement Officer

Marie - Mental Health Outreach Clinician - Kilcoy & Bribie Island

Lucy and Jonathan - Reception

Garth, Nicole, Sheena - Intake and Access team

Ana - Psychologist

Amanda - Psychologist

Peter - Psychologist

Maggie - Psychologist

We also have Drug and Alcohol Counsellors and Vocational support workers to talk to by appointment.

How to make an appointment or refer a young person

How do I make an appointment?

If you are a young person aged 12-25 enquiring about headspace Caboolture services for yourself, you do not require a formal referral, simply give us a call on 07 5428 1599 to make an appointment or drop in and have a chat to one of our Reception staff.

If you are a friend, family member or carer, you can phone to book an appointment on behalf of a young person but we do request that you discuss this with the young person first to make sure they are happy to come along.

Are you wanting to refer a young person?

If you are a School Guidance Officer, Teacher, Service Provider, or work in a Government Department, you can provide a written referral on behalf of a young person to attend headspace

Please click here for our referral form

If you are a GP, you do not need to fill in our referral form. We offer bulk-billed appointments through a Mental Health Care plan, if you can prepare a Mental Health Care plan and attach a brief referral letter addressed to us, that would be most appreciated. You can fax it to us on (07) 5499 4355.

headspace Caboolture is NOT a CRISIS service

If you or your young person requires crisis support, contact:

  • eheadspace 1800 650 890 or eheadspace.org.au
  • Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
  • Lifeline 13 11 44
  • Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467
  • Or you can attend your closest Emergency Department or call 000

Is there any cost?

To make getting help as easy as possible, at headspace Caboolture you can get initial support from a mental health worker with OR without a formal referral, at no cost.

If you go on to work with one of the headspace mental health practitioners (e.g. Psychologists or Mental Health Social Workers), it is recommended that you get a Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP) from your GP. This will allow us to bulk bill (at no cost to yourself) up to 10 sessions for you in the calendar year.

If you do not have a Medicare card, or do not wish to utilise a MHCP, there is the option to pay for sessions which can be arranged with the centre staff. In the event you are not eligible for Medicare support, or have already utilised your 10 sessions available through a MHCP this year, please contact us to discuss options. headspace Caboolture can still offer you free support through the intake team in order to develop a treatment plan to best support you in your situation.

For more information on how to get a Medicare Card and your eligibility please visit this link:

https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/medicare/medicare-card

 For more information on how to get a Health Care Card and your eligibility please visit this link:

https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/health-care-card

 If you have any questions about this process or would like further information please contact us to discuss with one of the friendly headspace Caboolture staff.

Join our Youth Engagement Crew (YEC)!

We are always on the look out for new members to join the headspace Caboolture Youth Engagement Crew!

If you are 12-25 and have a passion for youth mental health or are looking for a way to get involved in supporting young people in the Caboolture area, then this is for you.

The YEC is a group of young people who help guide headspace Caboolture advice and suggestions on things like what services we provide and how we provide them, how our centre looks, and how we spread the word and engage in the community! YEC provides you the opportunity to develop skills in running meetings, event management and health promotion.

This is a great opportunity to do some good, meet new people, gain experience and boost your resume!

We want you to make our headspace the best it can be and reach those who need us most.

Contact us to find out more information on how to join!