What is headspace and who can use it?

headspace Centres provide face-to-face information, support & services to young people aged 12 to 25 years and their families & friends.

headspace Centres can support with

  1. General health - there is a GP available to assist with physical health, including sexual health, and mental health concerns
  2. Mental health - for young people who may be experiencing changes in thoughts, feelings, behaviour or perception that is impacting their wellbeing
  3. Alcohol and other drugs – by providing support for any alcohol or drug use issue
  4. Work, school and study - by providing or linking to assistance for study and employment


To be eligible to access headspace, young people need to:

  • be aged between 12 and 25 years

How to access the service?

Services at a headspace Centre are usually free, and some services require a Medicare card. Young people can call to make an appointment or they can be referred by family and friends or by service providers using the referral form available on each Centre’s website (see links below).

Contacting the Centres

There are five headspace Centres in the CESPHN region, each Centre is operated by a Lead agency and they can be contacted on the numbers below:


Phone number: 9193 8000

Lead agency: New Horizons

Bondi Junction

Phone number: 9366 8800

Lead agency: South Eastern Sydney Local Health District


Phone number: 9114 4100

Lead agency: Sydney University Brain and Mind Centre


Phone number: 8048 3350

Lead agency: Aftercare


Phone number: 9575 1500

Lead agency: Aftercare