headspace
Grafton

20220526 131949

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

About

Welcome to headspace Grafton.

We help young people aged between 12 and 25 who may be going through a tough time in the Clarence Valley region of NSW.

headspace Grafton is a free, youth friendly and confidential service. Drop in any time Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm and Friday 9am to 4:30pm or alternatively contact us on (02) 66421520.

headspace Grafton is not a crisis service. If you are experiencing a mental health emergency please contact the Mental Health Access Line on 1800 011 511, Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800 

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Grafton is operated by GenHealth. 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, North Coast.

Services

Nutrition screening, dietary assessment and education about food and lifestyle, also support around healthy eating strategies.

If you live near our headspace centre in a rural area but cannot travel in to see us, you can see our mental health workers online.

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.

A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.

Your GP can refer you to see a specialist youth psychiatrist for bulk billed assessment and management advice for mental health issues.

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. 

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

More information

Did you know that we have many ways you can participate in our Centre?

  • Youth Reference Group
  • Family and Friends Reference Group
  • Providing feedback through Surveys and in the Centre

If you require any further information on ways to participate please contact Claudia Ollenburg our Community Engagement and Youth Participation Officer on 2 6642 1520 or email: hg@genhealth.org.au

headspace Grafton values your feedback and welcomes complaints, compliments, and suggestions to help us to improve our service.

You can write your complaint/compliment/suggestion in the form below, or call headspace Grafton to set up a time to speak in person about your feedback 0266421520.

Feedback Form

 

Centre Manager

Dan Griffin

Clinical Lead

Danica Hudson

Reception & Welcome

Charley Armstrong and Marion Llewellyn

Community Engagement & Development Officer

Claudia Ollenburg

Youth Access Clinicians

Renee Harris, Amy Lewis,  Donald MacPhail and Tammy Zaffino

Psychologists

Ashley Alford

GP

Dr Andrew Black

Peer Support Worker

Jade Moffitt

Dietician

Geordy Henderson

Work & Study

Emily Manusu & Martin Wheeler

Sexual Health Nurse

Lisa Sing

headspace Grafton is located at 59 Duke Street in Grafton and our building has been designed to provide full wheelchair access. 

Disabled parking is available in our parking area located at the front of our building with wheelchair accessible ramps allowing ease of access. 

If you have any specific requirements to help you access our service please call us and we will work with you to make sure you can easily access our building and service.

The closest Bus Stop is located at Market Square in Prince Street, Grafton. Please contact BusWays for the latest timetables.

headspace Grafton has professionally trained staff that are focused on helping young people between the ages of 12 and 25 years to address any health problems, confidentially and with respect.

All of our onsite services are FREE for young people between the ages of 12 and 25!*

How do you access our services?

  • You can walk in off the street and make an appointment
  • You can call us on (02)6642 1520 and make an appointment
  • You can email us on hg@genealth.org.au
  • You can ask a parent, carer, teacher or the youth service you use to refer you

Do you need a Medicare card?

  • You need a Medicare card to access some of our workers (psychologists, dietitian, and G.P.)
  • For more info on how to apply for a Medicare card, click here
  • If you don't have a Medicare card, you can still access our Youth Access Clinicians, Drug and Alcohol Counsellor, family therapist and other counsellors

 What free services are at headspace Grafton?

  • Youth Access Clinicians to help you access the right supports at the centre or from other services
  • A G.P. - to keep your general health in check (including sexual health) as well as help out with a care plan if needed
  • Counselling
  • Psychology support
  • Drug and alcohol counselling
  • Dietician
  • Groups that are run throughout the year
  • Heaps of info and someone to talk to

 

To keep up to date with what's happening at headspace Grafton and find out about the latest news and events go to our facebook page and give us a like: https://www.facebook.com/Graftonheadspace/

Download our referral form from this page.

Click here for the --->  headspace Grafton Referral form  <---

  1. Fill it out online
  2. Save it on your computer
  3. Email it to hgreferrals@genhealth.org.au, or
  4. Print it out and drop it, post it or fax it to headspace Grafton 

Our fax: 02 6642 7391

Address: 59 Duke Street Grafton 

If you have any questions, you can call us on 02 66421520

Once we receive your referral, we'll contact you by phone.