headspace

Castle Hill

Hours

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

Overview

headspace   Castle Hill  provides face-to-face information, support and services to young people, aged 12 - 25, and their families and friends. We can help with mental health, general health, alcohol and other drug services as well as work support.

Young people aged 12 - 25  you do not require a formal referral. Simply phone, email or show up in person to arrange an appointment with one of our staff. We also run a weekend clinic every second Saturday from 9am - 5pm.

Bookings are required for appointments after 5pm on weekdays and on Saturdays.

Hours

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

headspace Castle Hill is operated by Parramatta Mission. 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, Western Sydney (Wentwest Ltd).

Services

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.

Sexual Health Services

Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services. 

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. 

Doctor (GP)

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. 

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.

“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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Positions currently available at headspace Castle Hill

Family and Friends Advisory Committee, Part-time/Sessional

headspace Castle Hill is recruiting to its very first Family and Friends Advisory Committee! If you have a lived experience of supporting a young person on their recovery journey, we are looking for people just like you.

The Family and Friends advisory committee is a group of volunteers that meet bi-monthly to:

• provide feedback on headspace services
• help improve and evaluate headspace services
• discuss barriers to young people in the local area seeking help
• participate in community events
• and much more!

You can find out more by reading the role description  then apply by filling out the application form and emailing to veronica.sheanoda@parramattamission.org.au

More information

Our Centre

 Our Castle Hill office is the heritage house located on 253 Old Northern Rd, Castle Hill opposite 7-11. Our centre is wheelchair accessible via ramp at our main entrance.

Public parking (4 hour limit) can be found adjacent to McDougall Lane (behind the 7-11). 

Our centre has a ‘no wrong door policy’ which means no young person is turned away without connection to appropriate internal or external services. Please note that the toilet within our centre is gender neutral. 

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Street-view of our building

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Front of our centre

Parramatta Mission

headspace Penrith, Mount Druitt, Parramatta and Castle Hill are all operated by Parramatta Mission as the lead agency and funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.

At Parramatta Mission we work within our communities to transform lives. 

Parramatta Mission provides an integrated approach to services, supporting vulnerable communities across Greater Western Sydney, North Sydney, Central Coast and South West Sydney.

Our organisation’s aim is to find safe and affordable housing, support families and children in times of uncertainty and despair, empower young people with early intervention, assist people with mental illness and support the homeless with financial and well-being assistance.

For more information on Parramatta Mission services please visit the website

How to make a referral

If you are a service provider and you wish to refer a young person to headspace, simply download the form below and return it via email to: headspaceCastleHill@parramattamission.org.au 

Please ensure that the young person whom you refer is willing to engage with headspace and is able to attend appointments.

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

Our intake phone number is: 7801 4600

Castle Hill referral form  

headspace Castle Hill Consortium Partners

A key part of headspace Castle Hill is our consortium support. These partnerships broaden young people’s access to arrange of services.

Our valued consortium partners are as follows:

Fundraise for headspace Castle Hill

Thank you for considering raising funds for headspace Castle Hill. We greatly appreciate all support from both individuals and organisations. Your support means that we can continue our work of providing mental health and wellbeing support, information and services to young people and their families across Greater Western Sydney. headspace's centres have a wide range of youth friendly health professionals who can help young people ages 12 to 25 with: 

  • Mental health and counselling
  • General health
  • Alcohol and other drug services
  • Education, employment and other services

 This document and the enclosed Terms and Conditions are designed to govern and support your fundraising event. Please ensure that you read them carefully and accept the Terms and Conditions at the time of submitting your Application to us at headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au 

headspace must approve your proposed fundraising event. Once your event has been approved by headspace, you may conduct a fundraising event on headspace's behalf.

Community Development Requests

The Community Development Team are available to assist with a range of community activities and events.

To make a request, please complete the forms below and return to headspacecdt@parramattamission.org.au 

Mental health event: The Community Development Team can participate in community events and engage in health and service promotion.

We can provide a pop-up stall to distribute a range of information around what mental health is, how to increase positive mental health, and how to link into our services whilst also including someengaging activities for the community. 

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@parramattamission.org.au

Educational Workshops: we provide workshops for groups of young people, parents, family members, or carers of young people.

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@parramattamission.org.au

Student Engagements: The Community Development Team can provide tours and visits at our local headspace centres for interested students. 

Throughout the in-service tour a member of our Community Development Team will provide you with an overview of the services, staff and resources on site at this centre. 

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@parramattamission.org.au

Promotional material: The Community Development Team can post out promotional material (e.g., posters and post cards).

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@parramattamission.org.au