headspace

Liverpool

Hours

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

headspace Liverpool provides mild to moderate mental health services to young people aged 12-25.

If you are a young person looking for health advice, support and/or information, headspace Liverpool can help you with:

  • Mental health, Sexual health, physical health
  • Alcohol and other drug services
  • Bullying and relationships
  • Education, employment and training services
  • School and work hassles

If you would like to make a referral contact us on 8785 3200 and ask to speak with our intake worker or email us at headspace.liverpool@benevolent.org.au

Our centre is easy to get to by public transport and just a short walk away from Liverpool and Warwick Farm train stations.

There is free street parking available in surrounding streets, metered parking available across the road from our centre or we a 400m walk away from Liverpool Westfield which has free parking up to 3 hours.

Our centre is wheelchair friendly and is accessible by the ramps out the front and an elevator to get to level 1.

To find out more about our service, check out our centre video .

Hours

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

headspace Liverpool is operated by The Benevolent Society. 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, South Western Sydney (South Western Sydney PHN).

Services

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. 

Work & Study Services

Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities. 

Youth Programs

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

Doctor (GP)

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. 

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.

“As soon as I sought help, I suddenly realised that my anxiety was very treatable and that I wasn’t alone.”
- Charlie

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More information

Our team

headspace Liverpool has a range of youth friendly staff, happy to help.  Our team includes...

Martin - Clinical Services Manager

Vikki - Clinical Lead

Caitlin M - Practice and Community Development Coordinator

Nadine - Community Development Coordinator (Monday, Wednesday)

Lena - Administration and reception

Hafid - Youth Access Practitioner

Claire - Youth Access Practitioner

Natasha - Youth Access Practitioner

Ella- Youth Access Practitioner

 

Our private practitioners include...

Amanda - Mental Health Nurse ( Monday, Tuesday)

Zak - Registered Psychologist (Thursday)

Gordon - Registered Pyschologist (Thursday)

Tegan - Registered Psychologist (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)

Jessica - Registered Psychologist (Wednesday)

Edel - Registered Psychologist (Friday)

Gerard - General Practitioner (Tuesday)

Susan - General Practitioner (Thursday)

We also have workers from FYRST Drug and Alcohol counseling, solicitors from Marrickville Legal Centre and Canteen.

 

 

How to obtain your own Medicare card

All of headspace Liverpool services are free - but for some services you need a Medicare card.

If you do not have a Medicare card you can apply on the Human Services page - https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/medicare-card

If you are ineligible to apply for a Medicare Card give us a call and we will direct you to alternative appropriate services for you

Payment and Fees

All services at headspace Liverpool are free of charge.

Our Centre has a number of health providers who work under the Medicare system which means that to see our GP and Pyschologists we need your Medicare card.

All visits to the GP are bulk billed and up 10 sessions per calendar year with a Psychologist can also be bulk billed under Medicare.

How to find us

headspace Liverpool is located on Level 1, 50 Macquarie Street North, Liverpool, NSW, 2170. We are just a short walk or bus ride away from Liverpool station and Warwick Farm station.

Parking at headspace Liverpool can be tricky. There is some street parking available, metered parking directly across the road at the memorial park or we are a 300m walk from Liverpool Westfield where parking is free for the first 3 hours.

We share our building with a number of different organizations so it might help to look out for signs for Red Cross, Kirana and NAB. Once you reach our address, head up the stairs and turn left where you will then be greeted by our friendly receptionist.

headspace Liverpool virtual tour

Feedback survey

We'd love to hear your feedback about headspace Liverpool. Please click on the link below to complete our brief survey - all responses will be anonymous

 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BQBVMRL

Join headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group

How you can join the headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group.

  • Are you between the ages of 16  to  25?
  • Do you live in the Liverpool and Fairfield Local Government Area?
  • Are you passionate about mental health, physical health, drug and alcohol and education/ employment issues?

 Well the headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group might be for you!

 What is the headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group?

headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group is the link between the service and the community. It is a volunteer based team working on promoting youth mental health through community events such as: -

  • Information stalls
  • Workshops at schools and community centers
  • Parent/ Teacher Question and Answer sessions
  • Interactive activities

As a member of the headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group you will

  • Collaborate with other young people to plan, run and evaluate events and activities for young people in the Liverpool and Fairfield area.
  • Work on specific projects within our local community.
  • Provide feedback and advice about our service and how we can improve our service.
  • Help to promote headspace Liverpool and important youth issues in the local area.

 By getting involved you will have the opportunity to;

  • Have your say on important issues and influence how headspace Liverpool works
  • Learn new skills, experience new things and build self confidence
  • Meet and work with other young people who are passionate about youth mental health
  • Receive training on headspace Liverpool and its structure.

 Who can join?

The headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group is open to anyone aged 16 – 25 who is passionate about mental health issues. You may have had your own experience, seen a friend or family member struggle, or simply be passionate about making a difference for young people in your community.

Contact

headspace Liverpool on (02) 8785 3200 for more information or email headspace.liverpool@benevolent.org.au

Please complete the application form

 

How to make a referral

If you are a health professional, parent/guardian or a young person who would like to make a self referral to headspace Liverpool please give us a call on (02) 8785 3200 and ask to speak with one of our friendly intake officers.

This information will assist us in getting each young person the help they need.

You can also download our referral form below, we request that any referral forms that are sent through are followed up with a  phone call.

Referral-Form.docx


In case of a crisis or emergency, please contact:
- Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511
- Emergency on 000

 

School and Community Presentations or Workshops

At headspace Liverpool we can provide a range of different presentations and or workshops to school students, teachers, parents, carers, local community groups and organisations.

headspace Liverpool would like to ensure, that as a service we are meeting the needs of schools in the area as well as promoting a whole school approach to mental health. We can deliver one off presentations or four-six week programs. If you would like a four - six week program, we encourage a meeting to discuss the needs of the school and or local community.

Our workshops are of a general nature and have a health promotion and education focus. We deliver these workshops to promote positive mental health and well being and encourage young people to do the same. If you would like information on a specific medical or therapeutic focus please inform us on the form.

Some of the topics headspace Liverpool can deliver workshops on include: -

  • Mental health
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Healthy relationships
  • Bullying and social media.

If you would like us to present a topic at your school, community group or organisation, please download and complete this School and Communities presentation form and email it back to our community development worker Caitlin Miles or phone on (02) 8785 3200.

 

 

 

 

 

 

headspace Liverpool Specialist Services

headspace Liverpool provides a range of specialist services, these services include:-

  • General Practitioners who are available Tuesday, Wednesday afternoon and Thursday. The service is bulk billed. Please bring your Medicare card to the appointment.
  • Accredited mental health nurse, who are available on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Free legal advice from Marrickville Legal Centre, available every second Monday
  • Drug and Alcohol specific counselling through the program headfyrst.
  • Specific support for young people with cancer and family members with cancer through Canteen.
  • Psychologists.

To access these service please speak with your Youth Access Practitioner who will arrange these appointments for you.

To contact us, please phone (02) 8785 3200.