Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace

Hobart

49 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000
P: (03) 6231 2927 F: (03) 6231 3908

headspace Hobart is operated by The Link Youth Health Service. All headspace centres 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, Tasmania (Primary Health Tasmania).

Welcome to headspace Hobart! We are a free, youth-focused health service for young people aged 12-25 and can help with:

  • Mental Health, Sexual Health, Physical Health
  • Alcohol and other drug counselling
  • Relationships and bullying
  • Education, employment and training services
  • needing sexual health help.

Visits to headspace Hobart are covered by Medicare. Need your own Medicare card? Just ask one of our team.

To make an appointment please call us on 6231 2927 or email

If you would like to refer a young person, please complete our  referral form and email or fax it 6231 3908. Referrals must be undertaken with informed consent from the young person.

Unfortunately we can't provide onsite parking. Metered parking is available in surrounding streets, and long term parking is available at the Argyle Street Carpark, where the first hour and a half is free-and it's less than a 200 metre walk from our front door.

headspace hobart is wheelchair friendly and is accessible by the ramp at the front door.

To learn more about headspace Hobart , watch our  virtual tour

Services available

Sexual Health Clinic

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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.

Mental Health Services

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

Doctor (GP)

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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. 

Sexual Health Services

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Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services. 

Alcohol & Drug Services

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

Work & Study Services

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

Youth Reference Group

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

Youth Programs

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

More information

Meet the Team (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

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Management Team 

David Perez - CEO (on leave)

Miranda Ashby - Acting CEO

Andree Poppleton - Acting Centre Manager

Maggi Boughton - Quality Improvement Manager

Kelly Pettit - Clinical Lead

 

Reception Team

Kimberly Brown, Tania Cerritelli, Molly Devlin, Julie Downie (Practice Coordinator), Nikala Post

 

Youth Engagement Worker Team

Berny Carroll, Amy Cochrane, Lyndel Dean, Phillip McKay

 

General Practitioners

Dr Anthea Dallas, Dr Alison Edwards, Dr Rebecca Grant, Dr Jenny Presser

 

 Allied Health Professionals

 Steve Bradford, Kellie Bryan, Jesse Greenwood, Katie Ling, Adela Marrone, Anneke Mertens, Kelly Pettit (Clinical Lead), Wendy Roberts, Bethany Smith, Angela Waite, Beatrice Webb 

 

BIC (Brief Interventions Clinic) Team

Jesse Richardson, Abbey Lack, Angela Waite (BIC Coordinator)

 

Vocational Specialist Team - Individual Placement Support Program

Susan Dickson, Annette Swinnerton Smith, Lorelle Taylor (IPS Supervisor)

 

Education and Community Health Educator

Shelagh Curtain

 

Drug and Alcohol Worker

Kellie Bryan

 

 

 

Payment and Fees (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

At headspace Hobart, our services are free, but you will need a Medicare card (or know your Medicare details).

If you don't have a Medicare card, you can apply for one here https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/medicare/medicare-card

If you are not eligible for a Medicare card, call us on 6231 2927, or email us at headspace@thelink.org.au, and we'll advise you with what you need to do.

Getting help from headspace (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Getting in contact with headspace Hobart is easy!

If you'd like to see someone at headspace hobart, just give us a call on 6231 2927 or send us an email.  Please be aware that we are not a crisis service and there may be a waiting time for an appointment. If you require immediate support please contact Lifeline on 11 13 14 or Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800.

If you would like to refer a young person please complete our referral form. Referrals should include as much information as possible and be undertaken with the informed consent of the young person.

Sexual Health Clinic (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Our sexual health doctor, Alison, has a clinic at headspace Hobart on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Appointments are often available on the day. Just call 6231 2927 or email to make a booking.

 

You can come and discuss:

-general sexual health questions

-relationship issues

-pregnancy testing and pregnancy options

-contraception, including the pill and Implanon insertion

-STI testing

-PAP smears

-period problems

 

There is no cost involved (fully covered by Medicare)

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headspace Hobart Youth Reference Group (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

We value our volunteer youth advocates who make up our headspace Hobart Youth Reference Group. They assist us in delivering community awareness events and provide advice with regard to delivering youth friendly services.

We currently have 10 members, and are always keen to hear from you if you're 16-25 years of age, have been a client of our service, and have an interest in promoting mental health and well being in the Hobart community.

We offer training opportunities for our Youth Reference Group members such as certification in Mental Health First Aid and Save a Mate Training.

If you would like to learn more about the group or the application process to become a member please contact Shelagh, our Community Health Educator on 6231 2927 or email

 

 

 

School and Community Workshops (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Working collaboratively with schools and community groups to promote mental health awareness, resilience and early help seeking is a priority for the team at headspace Hobart. 

Our Community Health Educator and Youth Reference Group members are available to deliver information sessions or workshops promoting Positive mental health, looking after your own mental health, and looking after your friend's. The workshops can be tailored to the age, interests and needs of the group. The interactive sessions cover the following:

  • What is mental health?
  • Positive coping skills 
  • How to help a friend
  • Seeking help

To find out more about our information sessions or workshops for your school, sporting club or other community group, please contact our Community Health Educator on 6231 2927 or email