headspace Katherine is a free and confidential service for eligible young people aged between 12 and 25 presenting with mild to moderate mental health concerns. headspace Katherine provides assistance in 4 key areas: Mental Health, Physical and Sexual Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) and Vocational Support.
We provide flexible and responsive services to young people at our headspace Katherine hub or via our mobile outreach service to surrounding communities within the Katherine region.
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 10:30am - 7:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Katherine is operated by Anglicare NT. 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, NT PHN .
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.
A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.
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 issue.
A headspace early intervention program to improve the lives of young people, and their families, who are affected by psychosis.
Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on.
While things are moving with COVID-19, we want you to know that headspace Katherine is still here for you. We are operating a combination of in-person, online and phone services. If you need help please get in touch.
If you are feeling unwell or have mild respiratory symptoms (runny nose, sore throat, cough or fever) please phone us before coming in.
On tips on how to deal with COVID-19 related stress and maintaining a healthy headspace, please visit: https://headspace.org.au/young-people/how-to-cope-with-stress-related-to-covid-19/?stage=Stage
Want to make an appointment? It's easy!
Want to call us yourself? Family or Friend calling for you? Agency or School referral?
Please call us on 08 8912 4000 or email email@example.com to make an appointment.
Prefer to walk in? Come to the hub, we are located at 16 Katherine Terrace and talk to one of our friendly staff.
Referrals should include as much information as possible and should be undertaken with the consent of the young person.
Please click on the link below to download our referral form:
This form outlines information that the worker will talk with you about at the first appointment. Consent and Confidentiality are important issues for headspace and this will be discussed in detail with all young people who access the service.
For some of our counselling options, you will need a Medicare card to access sessions under a Mental Health Care Plan. For more information on how to apply for a Medicare card, click here.
If you don't have a Medicare card, please call us to discuss options.
Please be aware that this email account is only checked during business hours Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm. If you need urgent help, please call the Northern Territory Crisis Assessment Team on 1800 682 288 or Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800