Family & Friends Reference Group

headspace gouburn & yass family & friends reference group is seeking new members

Applications are now open for the headspace Goulburn and Yass Family and Friends Reference Group!

headspace Goulburn and Yass is looking for family and friends from across the region to join the Family and Friends Reference Group (FaFRG). The Reference Group is made up of a diverse group of people with lived experience of supporting a young person experiencing mental health challenges. 

You can view the profiles of our current headspace National reference group members here. And click here to watch some of them speak to their experiences as part of the group.

FaFRG members will be part of many exciting opportunities including:

  • advocating for the rights and role of family and friends at headspace
  • helping to develop headspace projects, programs, and policies
  • helping shape local community campaigns
  • being involved in events
  • participating in media opportunities


Who can apply?

We would love to hear from family members and friends who have experienced supporting a young person dealing with mental health challenges who has used headspace services or other youth mental health services.

All family and friends with a passion for youth mental health and wellbeing are welcome to apply. We are very keen to hear from people with diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and friends, people from migrant and refugee backgrounds and people with a variety of supporting roles.

To find out more and how to apply please contact or (02) 4824 4944.