headspace Devonport is a youth friendly environment where you can come & talk to professionals who are trained to help young people, aged 12-25, deal with the problems you may have!
headspace staff can help you with things like
- Mental, sexual & general physical health
- Family & relationships
- Drug & alcohol issues
What to expect at headspace
- Confidentiality, respect & non-judgemental staff
- Referrals to other services if needed
headspace services are available at no cost for Australian citizens or permanent residents through Medicare. For information on getting a medicare card click here .
headspace Devonport is open Monday-Friday by appointment only.
headspace Devonport is closed for lunch Mon-Fri from 12:30-1pm
headspace Devonport is operated by Cornerstone Youth Services. All headspace services 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).
Support and assistance finding accommodation or related support services.
Alcohol & Drug Services
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue.
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.
Work & Study Services
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities.
Meet the Team
Headspace Devonport staff
Individual Placement & Support Program
headspace Devonport IPS Program
What is It?
IPS is a program dedicated to helping young people who have mental health concerns, to access jobs that they are interested in and passionate about.
It’s about finding a job you want, and where you can work with an employer who respects where you’re at in terms of your recovery. We also assist you to get into training and study that will help you get to where you want to be.
headspace Devonport is excited to offer this unique service to young people.
What do we do?
- Talk about your work and training interests
- Help you find and work towards something you’re passionate about
- Develop your resume
- Prepare you for interviews and talking with employers
- Help build your confidence in finding a job
Who can join?
IPS is available to young people aged between 12 to 25, who are interested in work, and who have some mental health concerns. You don’t need to be referred by a doctor or have a mental health diagnosis.
If you want to get into work, and you’re experiencing some mental health concerns ,then we’re keen to hear from you!
How do I get started?
Contact us at Devonport headspace on (03) 6424 2144
How do I make a referral?
How to refer
You don't need a referral to access headspace but we do encourage you to complete one of the referral forms below so the worker contacting you has a bit of an idea what kind of assistance you need.
Download and print a copy of the registration form below and complete. Email the form back to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Once the form is received, we will phone you within 2 working days.
The person calling you will be a mental health professional from our access team and will discuss what's happening for you at the moment. If headspace is the right service for you, we'll arrange a time to meet you in person at the centre. This is a chance to ask more questions and get a good idea of what we provide. You're welcome to bring in a support person - family, friend - anyone you'd like to have with you.
SELF REFERRAL FORM - For yourself or family members
PROFESSIONAL REFERRAL FORM - For schools and other services
Once the form has been completed it can be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to headspace Devonport, PO BOX 27, Devonport, Tasmania, 7310 and we will be in touch with you to arrange an appointment.
How do I access headspace Devonport
headspace Devonport is accessible via a walkway off Steele Street next door to Flesh Therapy, is wheelchair accessible and signage is visible at street level.
Paid street parking is available directly outside the front of the building, Pay and Display and Pay as you Leave car parks are located nearby on Payne Avenue, Wenvoe Street and Steele Street.
For more information on parking fees and locations please visit http://www.devonport.tas.gov.au/Live/Parking-Roads-Transport/Parking-in-Devonport
Bus timetables and fares can be downloaded from the Merseylink website