headspace
Broome

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Hours

  • Monday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

About

headspace Broome is a youth friendly space to help young people get back on track. We have a range of services to help you reach your health and well-being goals. Call us on 9194 4500 

Please be advised that due to Covid -19 we are screening all visitors to the centre. If you do have symptoms please call and we can assist you with the correct steps to take. 

Thank you

Hours

  • Monday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Broome is operated by Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council. 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, Country WA (WA Primary Health Alliance Ltd).

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 screenings on site or links to local services. 

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. 

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

More information

We have a team that is dedicated to supporting young people the best way we can. We have a range of workers with different skills and experience to make sure young people that access headspace Broome get the help they are looking for.

Dave - A/Manager 

Norie - Administration

Paul - Snr Counsellor

Dr Melody

Laura - Counsellor

Kiarnee - Youth Engagement

Tess Youth Vocational Specialist 

Sean - Youth Vocational Specialist 

 

Visiting Health Professionals

Dr Gemma B

Dr Gemma J

Dr Katie T

Dr Gary L

Dr Gabby 

 

 

 

 



  

By calling (08) 9194 4500 or dropping into the headspace Broome Centre, located at Shop A, 38 Frederick Street, Broome, WA, 6725.

Please be advised due to Covid-19 services have transitioned to phone and online services.  

 

Alternatively you, a friend or family member can download our registration & referral form below and return this to us in person, via email (headspace@kamsc.org.au) or by fax (9194 4513) 

Please click here to access the  'headspace Broome Registration & Referral form'   

If making a referral on behalf of a young person please discuss this with them first. 

 

Counselling -

Got a lot going on? No shame in talking it out with one of our friendly health professionals. Once a referral is completed a staff member will be in touch to discuss your options further. 

 

 GP Clinics  -  

Any general health concern - cold or flu symptoms, sexual health check up, the GP's are also a great entry point for young people unsure of the support they would like. 

Appointments can be made by calling 9194 4500

 

Health Professionals/Service Providers

For GP's or service providers wishing  to refer a young person to headspace Broome, please fax a referral form to headspace Broome on (08) 994 4513.

Please ensure you have a young persons/carer consent. 

please click here to access the headspace Broome Registration & Referral form 

 

Transport

If you require assistance with transport please let us know. 

We also have a designated disability carpark space right outside our office and wheel chair access. Please call if you would like further info or support.

 

All the services at headspace Broome are free of charge and/or bulk-billed with a Medicare card.

You will need a Medicare card to access support from our GPs .  If you are unsure how to obtain this please ask a staff member for assistance or click here 'Medicare'  

If you can't access Medicare or other government funded healthcare programs, you can still access support from our Counselling and Vocational team, please also check with our reception staff about payment options.

We value your Feedback

We care about what you think! So if you have any feedback (good or bad) or ideas that can help us improve our service please let us know.

You can contact us via email at headspace@kamsc.org.au or on the phone 9194 4500.

You could also send us a letter to PO Box 8173 Broome WA 6725 or you can contact - Health Consumer Council - 08 9221 3422 

eheadspace - Free, confidential, over the phone or online counselling service provided by headspace. 1800 650 890 or eheadspace.org.au

Kids Helpline - Free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5-25 years. 1800 55 1800 or kidshelpline.com.au

ReachOut - Online resources and support for young people under 25 going through a tough time. au.reachout.com

Head to HealthWherever you are on your mental health journey, Head to Health is here to help you find the information, resources, and services that most suit your needs. headtohealth.gov.au

 

Apps

Smiling Mind
Reach Out - Worry Time
Reach Out - Breathe

 

Trusted Health Information regarding COVID-19

 https://kams.org.au/