If you ever feel that you:
- are feeling down or stressed or worried
- can't deal with school, bullying or struggling with friendships
- want to talk about contraception, sexual health, sexuality, identity or relationships, drinking or drug use
headspace Kalgoorlie is a safe place where you can come to have a yarn about any of these issues. We provide early intervention services to young people aged 12 to 25.
Would you like to book in with headspace Kalgoorlie? If so, please download and complete our referral form and return it to us at email@example.com. Don't forget you can just call us on 9021 5599 and make an appointment. Our services are free!
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Kalgoorlie is operated by Hope Community Services. 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, P.
Your GP can refer you to see a specialist youth psychiatrist for bulk billed assessment and management advice for mental health issues.
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.
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug concern.
Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.
Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services.
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities.
Many thanks to our Goldfields team for taking the time to produce a Goldfields mentally healthy Christmas Campaign flyer
A new program is set to help parents, carers, friends and family learn and understand how to support their LGBTQI youth.
Youth Action Group - get involved! Our first headspace Kalgoorlie Youth Advisory Group (YAG) meeting will be held at the headspace Kalgoorlie centre on Friday 29th March 2019 from 3:30pm-4:30pm. Call us to find out more.
Jobs and volunteering
Positions currently available at headspace Kalgoorlie
Would you like to volunteer for headspace Kalgoorlie?
headspace Kalgoorlie are looking for general volunteers aged between 16 - 25.
We have a number of opportunities available including:
- Being a member of the Youth Advisory Group
- Heading out to Coolgardie, Kambalda and Kingsbury Park in partnership with the Hope Community Services Street Van
- Attending local community events like Boulder Market Day, Coolgardie Day, Mental Health Week celebrations and running activities like art-and-craft, sports and drumbeat.
Participants must possess or be willing to apply for a Volunteer Working With Children Check, and Police Clearance dated within the last three months of applying.
For more information contact:
Name: Leeanne Bates
Phone: (08) 9497 9498
As a headspace GP you will work with young people aged 12-25 and providing advice and care around mental health, sexual health, drugs and alcohol, preventative healthcare and other physical health problems.
You will have a passion for working with young people, and inspiring them to develop resilience. You will have strong interpersonal skills and a proven ability to build and nurture relationships at a personal, organisational and community level.
You will be working closely with our headspace Clinical team. You will develop referral pathways across the youth sector with stakeholders such as external health providers and community services organisation.
You will be supported in this role by a team of experience youth healthcare experts.
The role is a part-time role, working one day a week.
For more information, or to apply, click the button below.
Though our headspace service, you will advocate for, and provide individual case management support for up to 20 young people with mental illness. You will provide them with career advice, vocational and employment assistance, all with the goal of obtaining employment as a protective factor to support their ongoing recovery and mental health journey.Apply now
As the Mental Health Clinician, you will be required to hold a full case load in our headspace service whilst upholding clinical standards across the service with the Clinical Lead.
This will see you driving evidence-based clinical practice, assessment and treatment, auditing case files, all while adopting a continuous improvement approach!
The Mental Health Clinician also works collaboratively with the Manager to ensure that the services have an integrated approach to mental health, in line with best practice literature.Apply now
The Clinical Educator has a significant role in providing holistic support to students and graduates participating in the Early Career Program at headspace Kalgoorlie and Esperance. Through mentoring and supervision, you will be assisting students’ and graduates’ translate their mental health skills training into practice.Apply now
The Clinical Lead is a senior role, working with the multi-disciplinary headspace team. This role is responsible for the oversight of evidence-based client service delivery in headspace Kalgoorlie. The Clinical Lead provides client-related supervision to headspace Kalgoorlie staff, ensuring the provision of a high quality, best practice, intervention service for young people, and their families.Apply now
Meet Our Staff
- Centre Manager: Carl Hutchby
- Therapeutic Lead: Hoki Poka-Heke
- Youth Counsellor: Geordie Nilan
- Youth Counsellor: Vacant
- Allied Health Graduate: Jaz Appleford
- Allied Health Graduate: Tash Hau
- Receptionist: Renee Klaassen-Smith
- Work and Study Coordinator: Kate Muskett
- Work and Study Officer: Vacant
- Community Engagement Officer: James Sceghi
- Clinical Educator: Vacant
headspace Kalgoorlie regularly attend community events and activities.
We can deliver presentations on a range of different topics centred around youth wellbeing and to a range of different audiences.
Request can be sent to our email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling our centre on 9021 5599 and asking to speak with our Community Engagement Worker.
Would you like to join our Youth Advisory Group?
Are you aged between 12 to 25?
Do you have something to say about health, mental health, drug and alcohol issues, and education, training and employment support?
If so, WE WANT YOU!
headspace Kalgoorlie is providing young people with the opportunity to have a voice and play an active role in the youth mental health, and alcohol and other drug sector.
It is also an opportunity for young people to give their feedback on our centre and service delivery. This includes groups, school holiday programs and campaigns (like anti-bullying).
If you would like to join, please complete our online application form. For more information contact headspace Kalgoorlie at email@example.com, call 08 90215599, find us on Facebook or drop in for a chat!
Friends and Family Reference Group
headspace Kalgoorlie invite the family and friends of young people to join our reference group which can provide Kalgoorlie headspace with feedback on service delivery and operational guidance. The purpose of this group is for those with lived experience of supporting young people with mental health needs to feedback their experience which can facilitate change.
The group provides an opportunity to connect with like-minded people each month. Light refreshments are served.
If you are interested in becoming a member, please contact headspace Kalgoorlie on 08 90215599.
Download a copy of headspace Kalgoorlie Street Sports flyer here.
Parking and disability access is available via our car park.
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