Welcome to headspace Coffs Harbour. We help young people aged between 12 and 25 who may be going through a tough time in the Coffs Harbour area.
headspace Coffs Harbour is free, youth friendly and confidential.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis we are limiting face to face services as much as possible until further notice. headspace CH will continue to provide support services to young people via phone and video appointments. Please contact us for an appointment when you can via the phone.
headspace Coffs Harbour is not a crisis service. If you are experiencing a mental health or other emergency please contact:
Emergency 000, Lifeline 13 11 14, Kids Helpline 1800 551 800 or Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467.
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 3:30pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Coffs Harbour is operated by Genhealth Incorporated. 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 (Healthy North Coast).
Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue.
A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.
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.
Jobs and volunteering
Positions currently available at headspace Coffs Harbour
Employer: GenHealth Inc
Salary: Voluntary position
Deadline: 31/12/2025 12:00am
headspace Advisory Reference Group (HARG) is headspace Coffs Harbour’s local youth advisory group, made up of young people (aged 12-25) from the local area who are passionate about issues affecting young people, and promoting health and well being in their community. They act as an advocate for young people through engagement with headspace CH and the local community.
Are you passionate about improving mental health services for young people in the region?
Do you like networking and getting involved in helping your community?
Do you have an interest in organising events for young people and the community to raise awareness about mental health and well being?
Do you want to have your say and have your opinions heard?
Do you want to gain new experiences and perspectives?
If this sounds like you, contact Gary Maher hCH Community Engagement and Development Officer and find out how you can get involved
ph 02 6652 1878
For more information contact:
Name: Gary Maher
Phone: (02) 6652 1878
Community Engagement & Development Officer
Reception & Welcome
Cindy Pocock, Catherine Frost, Penny Budge
Youth Access Clinicians
Elaine Stanmore, Jo Magill, Dion Richardson, Maejoy Obach, Gary Maher
Dr Andrew Grey, Laurie Manson, Lisa Butcher, Basia Radlinska, Mike Brough, Emily Stokes, Malcolm Brunton, Brian Robertson
Mental Health Nurses
Dr. John Hurley, Angeline Bray
Community Partners at headspace Coffs Harbour:
Alcohol & Other Drugs Counsellor (CHHC)
Youth And Family Access (CHHC Mental Health Service)
Sexual Assault Counselling Service (CHHC)
Sexual Health Clinic (CHHC)
Baby Health Clinic Nurse (CHHC): Rhonda Wykes
APM Employment Services: Nicolle Fielding
To talk to any of us, or to make an appointment, please call us on 02 6652 1878.
To access headspace Coffs Harbour services for free all you need to have is a valid Medicare card.
If you don’t have a Medicare card and you are over the age of 15 years old you can apply for your own Medicare card. Information about how to apply can be found on the Department of Human Services page:
If you are in Coffs Harbour, you can visit the Medicare Office at 21-25 Duke Street for assistance.
You will need to provide identification, such as a student card or birth certificate.
For more information you can contact Medicare general enquiries on 132 011, they are open 7 days a week / 24 hours a day. If you are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander you can contact the access line on 1800 556 955. They are open mon – fri 8:30am – 5pm.
If you are ineligible to apply for a Medicare Card give us a call and we will direct you to alternative appropriate services.
headspace Coffs Harbour is located at 45-53 Little Street in Coffs Harbour and our building has been designed to provide full wheelchair access.
Disabled parking is available on Little Street within 20 metres of the front door (out the front of our next door neighbours at Legal Aid).
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.
Download our referral form from this page.
Click here for the ---> headspace Coffs Harbour Referral Form <---
- Fill it in
- Print it out
- Fax it, email, post it or drop it into headspace Coffs Harbour
Our fax:(02) 6652 7379 or (02) 6652 8778
Address: 45 - 53 Little Street, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
Post: PO Box 46, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
If you have any questions, you can call us on 02 6652 1878
Once we receive your referral, we'll contact you by phone.
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