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


headspace Cannington is a free and confidential service that offers support to 12–25-year-olds, with mild to moderate struggles. Conveniently located near Westfield Carousel on Albany Highway. 

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Service Provider/GP Referral

Crisis Numbers

Helpful info for Parents, Carers, Family and Friends

Support Providers in the City of Canning


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

headspace Cannington is operated by Arche Health. 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, WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA).


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

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

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

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

Jobs and volunteering

Positions currently available at headspace Cannington

Are you a friend or family member of a young person going through a hard time?  

Are you a community member with an interest or passion for mental health and other youth related issues?   

Then we want you to join our FAMILY & FRIENDS REFERENCE GROUP (FFRG)

Our FFRG meet monthly to discuss all things youth mental health and how we can best support our youth community and their families. As a collective: we listen, we learn and provide advice that guides the continuous development of headspace Cannington services.

As part of the Family and Friends Reference group you will:

  • Engage and work with families and friends
  • Help with projects and events that support parents, families and friends
  • Have input into strategies and campaigns that target family and friends  
  • Develop new skills 
  • Meet and work with other people who are passionate about youth mental health 
  • Attend consortium meetings
  • Make a difference to youth mental health through media and promotion.

Commitment: We appreciate that everyone lives busy lives so official meetings are limited to monthly. We also communicate regularly via emails, and through our private FFRG Facebook page/messenger group. Training will be provided, and development opportunities offered.

For more details or questions please contact our Centre Manager:  reception@headspacecannington.com.au 

headspace Cannington is seeking motivated and experienced General Practitioners with an interest in youth mental health to work on a full time, part time or sessional basis in our Cannington headspace centre.

headspace Cannington provides a range of evidence based, early intervention services to young people aged 12-25 years, including primary health, mental health, support alcohol and other drugs struggles, & vocational assistance.

Working in our bulk billing centres, General Practitioners provide:  

  • An opportunity for young people to access help earlier through GP appointments.
  • Early identification, diagnosis and treatment of physical and mental health problems, ensuring better pathways to health.
  • Youth friendly medical services and mental health treatment planning and follow-up.
  • Integrated health care that is youth-friendly and responsive to families.
  • Services that are respectful, non-judgmental and embrace diversity.

What we offer

  • Appointment management, bulk billing and practice management support enable the GP to focus on delivering high quality medical services to young people.
  • Multi-disciplinary team who are passionate and knowledgeable about youth mental health.
  • Regular peer support opportunities and part of a dynamic team.
  • Access to onsite clinicians who provide comprehensive onsite psychosocial assessments. 
  • Smooth referral pathways into mental health, drug and alcohol, early intervention and sexual health services.
  • Continuing Professional Development in field of youth mental health.
  • Secondary consultation opportunities (Clinical Services Manager, Clinical Lead and Consultant Psychiatrist).
  • Flexibility with hours and days worked (including possibility of after-hours work)
  • Support from the headspace National Office GP Advisor.

For expressions of interest, please email reception@headspacecannington.com.au 

For more information contact:

Phone: (08) 9358 9800
Email: reception@headspacecannington.com.au

More information

Young People

If you are a young person and wish to see someone at headspace Cannington, you are welcome to email, call or visit during our business hours to discuss your options.


Parents, Family, Carers and Friends

If you are the family member, carer or friend of a young person and wish to refer them to headspace Cannington, you are welcome to call us during our business hours to discuss options. Please ensure that the young person who you are referring is willing to engage with headspace and can attend appointments.

 General Referral form

Service Providers

If you are a service provider, health professional, or from a school and wish to refer a young person to headspace Cannington, please complete our Service Provider Referral Form. Prior to completing the form, please ensure that you have obtained the young person's consent and provide as much information as possible so that headspace Cannington’s Triage Officer can determine the suitability and the most appropriate treatment options for the young person. headspace Cannington will contact the young person and inform you thereafter of the outcome of your referral with us.


Please return this form by email to referrals@headspacecannington.com.au or fax 8432 1668


We recommend that you follow up the emailed or faxed referral with a phone call, just to make sure we've received it.


Our phone number is: (08) 9358 9800



Please note: headspace Cannington does not offer crisis or emergency support. If you or someone you care for needs immediate emergency support, please call 000 (Police, Fire, Ambulance), go to a hospital emergency department or call (MHERL) Mental Health Emergency Response Line 1300 555 788


For after-hours services, please contact:

- eheadspace on 1800 650 890 or eheadspace.org.au (9am-1am, 7 days a week EST- EDST)

- The Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 (24/7)

- Lifeline on 13 11 14 (24/7)

- Mental Health Emergency Response Line (MHERL) (24/7)

headspace Cannington

Community Engagement Programs
and Services

What is headspace Cannington offering the community in 2024?
headspace Cannington provides FREE and confidential mental health, alcohol and drug, physical health (including sexual health) and work and study support for young people 12 – 25. In addition to in-house services, our Community Engagement team provide a range of outreach services and programs.

·         Workshops for young people aged 12 - 25 at schools, TAFE’s, universities and other organisations

·         Workshops for parents and carers of young people and teachers

·         Providing spaces and venues for events, programs and meetings

·         Access to volunteers

·         Cross promotion via social media platforms

·         Setting up Information Booths at events

·         Other supports for event and project planning


Spill the Beans 2024!

If you're aged between 18-25, join us at Spill the Beans! Drop-ins are welcome. Feel free to bring a mate! Register below: 

Spill the Beans Registration



headspace Cannington offers FREE workshops and presentations that include a range of practical evidence-based content, interactive activities and videos. Workshops generally go for 45 minutes. 

Our presenters use safe and inclusive language and are happy to discuss any specific concerns or requests you may have when booking a presentation.

Topics covered for parents, teachers and community:

headspace Cannington’s workshops work best with groups of 10 - 30 so those participating can ask questions and engage fully in activities. We are happy to consider bigger groups on a case-by-case basis. 

Topics covered for young people:

·         Alcohol: Knowing the risks

·         Drugs: Knowing the risks

·         Bullying

·         Body image and healthy eating

·         Cyberbullying and cybersafety

·         Exam stress and coping

·         Intro to mental health

·         Relationships and conflict

·         Stress and coping

·         Transitioning into high school

·         Transitioning out of high school

Topics covered for parents, teachers and community:

·         Meet headspace

·         Anxiety and depression

·         Supporting young people transitioning into high school



Information Booths
We can set up an Information Booth with free resources, merchandise and activities at events.



Spaces & Venues
headspace Cannington has multiple rooms that are available for use free of charge for our partners and other organisations. 

·         Multiple small group rooms (up to 6 people)

·         Large group room (up to 30)

·         Kitchen & dining room (up to 30 people)

·         GP rooms

Group room
Consult room

Family consult room



If you have any questions or would like to find out more, please contact us via email ce@headspacecannington.com.au or call us on 9358 9800.

Event Request


headspace Cannington would like to acknowledge the contribution of our consortium partners and Donors:

Consortium of headspace Cannington:

Chair: Anthony Collier

Lifeline: provides compassionate support for people in crisis. No judgement. No conditions. No agenda. Just a human connection to help people get through their darkest moments. Lifeline can be contacted on 13 11 14, Lifeline offers face to face counselling at headspace Cannington.

Palmerston Associationsupport individual, families and communities affected by alcohol and other drug issues with a range of services including counselling, group support and residential rehabilitation. Palmerston is located in Perth metropolitan, Peel, the South-West and Great Southern regions of Western Australia. Palmerston offers face to face counselling at headspace. Cannington.

YCATT: Youth Community Assessment and Treatment Team is a community outreach service that uses a client-centered, recovery-focused approach to youth mental health. 

CentreCare: is a well-respected Catholic not-for-profit organisation providing a variety of counselling and professional social services inspired by compassion and respect for human dignity. CentreCare offers face to face counselling at headspace. Cannington.

Neami National: provides mental health, homelessness and suicide prevention support and work to strengthen local communities. 

Communicare: aim to create community inclusion and community safety by working collaboratively with individuals, families and communities to facilitate social and economic inclusion for all and establish and sustain safe and healthy communities. Communicare will run workshops from headspace Cannington.

WA Child Safety Services: WA Child Safety Services is Western Australia’s only not-for-profit provider of Protective Behaviours, Cyber Safety, Child Protection and Teen Talk programs and resources. We work alongside families, schools, and organisations to help prevent child abuse.

City of Canning: The City’s Youth Development team provides a range of support programs, activities, events and opportunities for young people to connect, create, chill and upskill.

MercyCare: provide young Western Australians and their families with safe and supportive access to wellbeing and mental health services and accommodation options. Available for counselling at headspace Cannington

APM: services focus on enhancing an individual’s employability, health and wellbeing, and social and economic participation in their community. 

Helping Minds: free and confidential counselling to people in WA who are supporting a family member or a friend living with mental health challenges

Donors and Community Partners:


Harvey Norman

Grill'd - Ascot

Grill'd - Cannington

Krispy Kreme

City of Canning

Holey Moley Carousel

Bunnings - Cannington

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headspace Cannington values your feedback and welcomes compliments, suggestions, and complaints to help us to improve our services.

Feedback can be submitted via our reception at headspace Cannington or completed online (click this link -->).  

Or print and return :  Form

Family and Friends survey can be found here

headspace Cannington offers FREE workshops and presentations-

To request a workshop at your service, school or meeting simply fill out form or email ce@headspacecannington.com.au

Workshop/Presentation Booking Request Form


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