• Monday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed


headspace Whyalla is a free and confidential youth health service dedicated to supporting young people aged 12-25. 

We support your mental health, physical and sexual health, drugs & alcohol support and education & employment. 

We have a No Wrong Door policy, if we are not the right place for you we will help you to connect with the best service option in our local community. 

Referral is easy, at your first appointment you can talk to qualified professionals about whats happening in your life, the services you access will depend on your needs and goals. 

To make a referral click here 


headspace Whyalla has free parking and has disability access throughout the centre. 


headspace Whyalla will be closed from 1pm Friday December 22nd and will re-open 9am Tuesday January 2nd 2024.



  • Monday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Whyalla is operated by Country & Outback 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, Country SA PHN.


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 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.

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. 

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

“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 Whyalla

Job application

For more information contact:

Name: Courtney Haak
Phone: 0450 666 546
Email: chaak@cobh.org.au

Apply now

More information

All of our services are FREE


If you are 15 years or older, you can apply to have your own Medicare card, you can apply for one on the Services Australia website. 

If you are ineligible to apply for a Medicare card give us a call and we will direct you to alternative appropriate services for you.

If you are coming by car there is plenty of FREE parking space.

The local bus service has stops at Westlands then it’s a short walk to Ekblom Street


There is also local taxi services that can get you to the centre.

Des’s Taxi – 131 008


eheadspace is an online and over the telephone service that supports young people and their families going through a tough time.

eheadspace is a confidential, free and secure space where young people 12 - 25 or their family can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional

Young people may contact eheadspace if they need advice, are worried about their mental health or are feeling isolated or alone. eheadspace can help with a broad range of issues like bullying, drug and alcohol issues, depression and anxiety, relationships, concerns about friends, fitting in and isolation.

You can check out eheadspace by visiting Online and phone support.

If you're 15 - 24 and worried about work or study, get free and confidential support from the headspace Work and Study Online specialists at headspace.

The Team can assist you with creating a winning resume, career planning, job searching, interview preparation, contact and collaboration with employers and social firms.

To find out more, visit Work and study support.


The headspace Whyalla Youth Reference Group is made up of youth leaders  who have a passion for mental health and supporting other young people in our community. 

The group meets on a monthly basis to have their say on activities and events that our centre participate in.

Youth Reference Group positions are paid, voluntary positions and you will also have opportunities to build skills and access formal training opportunities. 

Are you 16-25 years old? 

Are you passionate about youth issues? 

Would you like to contribute to your community? 


To apply for a position on our Youth Reference Group follow the link here 


For more information contact Courtney on 8641 4330

headspace has developed an Welcome Pack for young people & family and friends to read and better understand headspace.

You can download the pack here 

Feedback is important to headspace Whyalla. It allows us to develop and maintain quality services to young people that access our centre.

Its important to tell us if we are doing things well and if are things we could do better. If you would like to discuss feedback face to face please call 8641 4330 to make a time to talk.

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Accessing headspace services is easy.

Anyone can refer into headspace Whyalla. You can refer yourself or you can be referred by a friend, family member, health professional or school.

You can make a referral online here or you can refer into the service by calling 8641 4330

Referrer’s please remember that we are a voluntary service, so the young person that is being referred to us must know about and consent to the referral.

Our fax number is 08 8641 4399

Our email is headspace.why@cobh.org.au

Our postal address is 24-26 Ekblom Street Whyalla Norrie SA 5608



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