• Monday: 9:30am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:30am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:30am - 8:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:30am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

What free and youth friendly services are available at headspace Hawthorn?

  • GP (doctors) + Sexual Health (via Access Health & Community)
  • Mental Health + General Counselling
  • Alcohol and other Drug Support
  • Education and Training Support
  • Housing Support

How do I make an appointment?

To make an appointment at headspace Hawthorn please give us a call during opening hours. If you're not feeling up to contacting us yourself, feel free to ask your family, friend, teacher, doctor or someone close to you to make the call with you.


  • Monday: 9:30am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:30am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:30am - 8:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:30am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Hawthorn is operated by Access Health and Community. 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, Eastern Melbourne PHN.


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.

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.

Alcohol & Drug Services

Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue. 

Youth Programs

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

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Positions currently available at headspace Hawthorn

Senior Clinician - Mental Health, Full-time

Deadline: 30/11/2018 12:00am

headspace Hawthorn is seeking a dynamic Mental Health Clinician on a Full Time permanent basis to provide therapeutic support to young people  (aged 12 to 25) and their families. headspace Hawthorn is an exciting initiative designed to increase access to and use of health and other services for young people (12 – 25 yrs). Using an early intervention approach, headspace tailors a "wrap-around" service model specifically to meet the needs of young people at risk of developing mental illness, substance use disorders or other issues. 


The primary role of the senior Clinician is to work within a small team providing early intervention support to young people aged 12-25 years. This position includes providing individual/group supervision to the Intake and Mental Health Teams along with managing a small caseload of counselling clients through the Medicare Benefits Scheme, through evidence-based short-term psychological intervention. 

Skills & Experience

  • A Tertiary qualification in Psychology/Clinical Psychology
  • Registered as a Psychologist with AHPRA with endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist with eligibility to provide psychological services under Medicare
  • Experience in working with young people, (preferably) within mental health settings and experience in conducting mental health assessments, formulation and interventions, focusing on early interventions

Culture & Benefits

People love working at Access Health & Community because we offer:

  • Generous salary packaging opportunities
  • Commitment to work-life balance
  • Annual Leave Loading
  • Monthly ADO (for full time employees)

To Apply Please submit your application through Seek including your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.  Please refer to the position description on the website for the key selection criteria and further information: https://accesshc.org.au/careers/

For more information contact:

Name: Karen Vogel
Phone: 9006 6500
Email: karen.vogel@headspacehawthorn.org.au

Apply now

More information

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I expect at my first appointment?

When you first come to headspace Hawthorn you will be greeted by our friendly staff. If you have a Medicare card or the number, bring it along with you. You will then be asked to use an iPad to give us some details about your wellbeing. After this, you'll sit down with one of our intake workers who will work with you to develop a plan that suits your needs.


 How much does it cost? 

Headspace Hawthorn is a free service.  

Should longer term support be required, fee options can be negotiated. Please advise if you have a concession or Centrelink card. We have EFTPOS facilities.

Some of our programs are covered under Medicare. To apply for a Medicare card, please click on this link 


What if I can't get a Medicare card? 

headspace Hawthorn offers free counselling that does not require a Medicare card


How do I get to headspace Hawthorn?

We are located above the Hawthorn Arts Centre at  Level 1, 360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn just near the corner of Glenferrie and Burwood Roads. Glenferrie train station is 200 meters away on Glenferrie Road. Tram stop 73 for the number 16 tram is only 50 meters away on Burwood Road. There is 2 hour parking available behind headspace on Kent Street. 

Is there disability access at headspace Hawthorn?

We have automatic doors and a lift for wheelchair accessibility. If you require any assistance at all, please call us on (03) 9006 6500, a staff member would be happy to come down and greet you.

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For Schools

Working collaboratively with schools is a priority for the team at headspace Hawthorn. We would like to compliment the great work already being achieved in schools and work with you to continue to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people.


How can we work together to support the mental health and wellbeing of young people?

We support schools in promoting mental health with young people and their families in a number of ways. Some these are listed below and are featured in the drop down on the request form:

Service Presentations: we are offering student wellbeing teams a 30 minute service presentation and accompanying resource to enable those supporting young people to make appropriate referrals to our service.

Youth Presentations: through the delivery of an interactive 30 - 45 minute presentation we aim to promote mental wellness, enhance awareness of mental health problems and build young people's capacity to seek help early.


How to make a request

If your school would like to engage with headspace Hawthorn we ask that you complete our request form and return it via email.

What is SAFEMinds?

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) has partnered with headspace, the National Youth Mental Health Foundation to develop SAFEMinds: Schools and Families Enhancing Minds, a comprehensive learning and resource package that will enhance the capacity of school communities to effectively identify children and young people with early signs of mental health issues, offer school-based interventions and refer appropriately when needed.

All of the SAFEMinds resources can be accessed through the DEECD website

On the right hand site of the screen you can create an account (with your edumail/isv/ceo email address), this will give you access to the full range of SAFEMinds resources.

Alternatively if you are from an independent or catholic schools you can use the guest access password SAFEMinds-Guest.  

headspace Hawthorn has put together a number of resources specifically for local schools

headspace Hawthorn School Holidays - School Newsletter Article

headspace Hawthorn Website Content

headspace Hawthorn Referral Resource

For Sports Clubs

Working in partnership with sports clubs is a priority for us at headspace Hawthorn. We would like to applaud the great work already being achieved in sports clubs and continue to work with you to enable young people to reach their full potential.


How can we work together to support the mental health and wellbeing of young people?

We support sports clubs in promoting mental health with young players and their families in a number of ways. Some these are listed below and are featured in the drop down on the request form:


Club Personnel Presentation: we are offering club personnel a 30 minute presentation and accompanying resource to enable clubs to support young players and make appropriate referrals to our service.

 Player Presentation: we are offering sports clubs a 20 minute presentation that aims to raise awareness about youth mental health and provide information about how to support young players in accessing services.

Marquee Hire (free) - if you have an event coming up and require a 3m x 3m marquee we can provide you with ours free of charge.


How to make a request

If your club would like our support or involvement we ask that you complete our Request Form and return it via email.


Some other useful headspace resources

headspace has a range of useful facts sheets available for you to download and print.

Due to popular demand headspace Hawthorn has put together website content options for club websites.

For Service Providers

Building relationships with existing service providers in the area is a priority for the team at headspace Hawthorn. It is essential that we work together to support the mental health and wellbeing of local young people.


We currently provide a range of engagement options for services in the area. Some of which are listed below and are featured in the drop down on the request form:

Service Presentation: we are offering service providers a 30 minute headspace Hawthorn presentation and accompanying resource. It is also an opportunity for our team to find out about your organisation and processes.

EXPO Stallholder: if your service is planning an EXPO or event which has a youth mental health and wellbeing focus we can attend as a stallholder. Our stall includes resources, merchandise, information and we can run a youth engagement activity if appropriate.


Making a Request

If your service would like to engage with headspace Hawthorn we ask that you complete our request form and return it via email.


headspace Resources

Click on the link to download printable versions of all the available headspace facts sheets.

We also have a range of headspace Hawthorn specific resources that are now available for you to download below:

headspace Referral Resource

Volunteering, placements and employment

Are there any employment opportunities with headspace Hawthorn?

Any employment opportunities at headspace Hawthorn will be advertised on our lead agency's website and on headspace National's website

Can I volunteer with headspace Hawthorn?

headspace Hawthorn provides those aged 16-24 with the opportunity to be heard and to take action to improve the health and wellbeing of young people through our Youth Advisory Group (YAG). The YAG develops and delivers community events/projects and provides feedback to the centre on how to improve youth mental health services. 

YAG members have the opportunity to expand their skills and knowledge in advocacy, public speaking, project management and mental health. headspace Hawthorn supports this through training and other professional development opportunities.

How do I get involved?

The headspace Hawthorn Youth Advisory Group is currently at capacity. Keep an eye out on our website and social media for updates on volunteering opportunities at headspace Hawthorn. 

Can I do a placement with headspace Hawthorn?

We offer a small number of placements that are organised directly with a partner university. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate placement requests from other students.

Can I do work experience or an internship with headspace Hawthorn?

Unfortunately we do not currently offer internships or work experience opportunities at this time. 

Who can I contact for more information?

Please ensure that you have read this section thoroughly. If you have a question that has not been answered, you can send us an email.

Donations + Fundaraising

100% of donations go towards improving the mental health and wellbeing of young people in our local community.


Making a donation is easy

To make a donation simply click on the link to go through to the headspace Hawthorn Give Now fundraising page. All donations $2 and over are tax deductable. Following your payment you will recieve a receipt via email.


How will your donation support young people in our community?

Our goal is to increase the number of young people seeking help early by:

Improving the mental health literacy of young people and their supports

Raise awareness about headspace Hawthorn and its range of services

Mobilise local young people to take action to reduce the stigma associated with mental health


Are you considering running a fundrasing event for headspace Hawthorn?

If your school, club or workplace are intersted in running a fundraising event for headspace Hawthorn then we would like to hear from you.

For more information and for fundraising support please contact us on 9006 6500 or email us!


The team at headspace Hawthorn aims to continually improve how they deliver mental health and wellbeing services to young people aged 12 - 25. We would like to invite you to provide feedback that will assist us in this process. To do so please fill out the feedback form and  then email it to enquiries@headspacehawthorn.org.au