headspace Bega provides early intervention mental health services to young people aged 12 to 25. Young people can access a youth care coordinator, mental health clinician or counsellor.
We provide support to address Alcohol and other Drug (AOD) issues via co-located youth AOD workers delivered by our specialist partner service Directions Health. Want support to get a job or explore education options? Get in touch and we can link you in with our youth care coordinators and vocation and education partners. headspace Bega works closely with local GP practices to ensure young people can also have any physical or sexual health issues addressed.
headspace Bega deliveres services across the Bega Valley, Snowy Monaro and Eurbodalla regions. We have staff based and Cooma and Narooma from Tuesday to Thursday and offer outreach to Eden and surrounding areas Monday to Thursday. Our intake team are available 5 days a week.
Referral is easy- young people can refer themselves by calling us on 1800 959 844 or dropping into see us in the Bega office or in one of our other sites when we are in town. If you are a family member or friend and want to support your loved one to get…
- Monday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:00am
- Thursday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Bega is operated by Grand Pacific Health. 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, Coordinare- South Eastern NSW PHN.
Work and Study Support
Get tips on how to prepare your resume and present for interviews. Find out about local employment opportunities (full time, part-time, or casual).
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.
Alcohol & Drug Services
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue.
Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on.
Mental Health Services
Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.
Sexual Health Services
Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services.
Youth Reference Group
A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.