headspace Woolloongabba Relocates to a Bigger Site

22 Aug 2023
headspace Woolloongabba has relocated to a new site at 66 Annerley Road, Woolloongabba.

headspace Woolloongabba will commence service delivery from the new site from Tuesday, the 22nd of August, and will continue to provide mental health support and services to young people aged 12-25 years in the Brisbane South and Metro area.

The larger centre, located at 66 Annerley Rd, Woolloongabba, has been designed in collaboration with young people. It features state-of-the-art counselling rooms, family and general practitioner spaces, as well as an inviting outdoor deck. The new premises ensure that young individuals visiting headspace Woolloongabba receive comprehensive, tailored care in a comfortable and accessible environment.

The new headspace Woolloongabba centre is conveniently located near public transportation options, with Park Road Train Station and the Mater Bus Exchange a short walk away. Street parking is also available in the surrounding area. The new location is wheelchair accessible.

The team at headspace Woolloongabba is excited to expand their services at this new location, helping to support the mental health and wellbeing of more young people in our local community.

headspace Woolloongabba is operated by Stride Mental Health and is supported by funding from the Australian Government through Brisbane South PHN.

CEO and spokesperson for Stride, Drikus van der Merwe said “headspace Woolloongabba supports over 1000 young people each year, helping them develop resilience and strategies to maintain good mental health and wellbeing.”

"Our move to the new premises will allow us to grow our workforce and enable us to provide support to even more young people in the Brisbane South area".

"We have collaborated closely with young people to create a space that they can feel connected to and that meets their needs. The feedback we’ve received so far is that the new space is bright and welcoming”.

"With over half a million children and young people calling our region home, it is important that we continue to expand mental health and wellbeing services,” said Mike Bosel, CEO of Brisbane South PHN.

"Working together to co-plan, co-commission and co-deliver innovative mental health and wellbeing services like headspace Woolloongabba is vital to helping improve the mental health and wellbeing outcomes of young people in our region.”

headspace CEO Jason Trethowan said he wants all young people to have access to youth friendly mental health services no matter where they live.

“Young people are resilient, and given the right tools and support, they can get through tough times.

“headspace Woolloongabba has successfully delivered services to young people in this area and we know the people in this community value headspace. This new centre will provide young people and their family with the opportunity to receive support in a comfortable and welcoming environment.

“We are excited to welcome the community into the new space, which was designed by young people, for young people."

At headspace Woolloongabba, young people, their friends, and family can access a range of supports. Whether seeking assistance with mental health concerns, physical health needs, alcohol and other drug support, or work and study guidance.

For more information about headspace Woolloongabba and its services, please visit the website at www.headspace.org.au/woolloongabba or contact headspace Woolloongabba directly by phone on (07) 3249 2222.

Young people can visit the new headspace Woolloongabba centre at 66 Annerley Road, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102.


headspace Woolloongabba New Site Photos