headspace

Ashfield

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Ashfield is a free (Medicare funded) youth mental health service for 12 to 25 year olds. We provide young people with mental health services, access to doctors (GPs), sexual health services, alcohol and drug services, work and study services and youth programs. headspace Ashfield can also provide referral pathways to external services, should the need arise.

Our focus is on early intervention and prevention, while prioritising the health and wellbeing of all young people that access our service. We have a team of passionate, youth friendly professionals who are available to talk with you in a confidential, judgement free environment.

Parking: 
There is timed on-street parking available on Liverpool Road and surrounding streets. The nearest multi-storey car park is in Ashfield Mall. Find out more about parking in Ashfield Mall here .

Public transport: 
Bus stops can be found all along Liverpool Road, right outside our door, and down by Ashfield Train Station in Brown Street which is only a 3 minute walk away!  To plan your trip visit Transport for NSW

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Ashfield is operated by New Horizons. 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, Central and Eastern Sydney (EIS Health Ltd).

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. 

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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How to give Feedback


We are always looking at ways to improve how we do things here at headspace Ashfield.

We value and encourage your comments about the quality of our centre's services and will actively seek to change our service based on your feedback.

We are keen to hear from anyone who is involved within us. You could be a young person, a family member or a friend of someone seeking help here, a health worker or school teacher.  

Click here to submit your feedback

If you feel we could improve any aspect of our service, please seek us out and let us know. In the first instance, talk to the staff member involved, or you can also ask to speak to our Team Leader or Manager.

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing!

headspace Ashfield Team – many thanks!

How to make a referral

Young People

If you are a young person seeking support at headspace Ashfield, you have a few options:

1. In person: visit the centre to speak to one of our intake workers.  
2. Call our centre on 9193 8000 during business hours (Mon-Fri).

 

Family, Carers & Friends

Family, carers & friends are also welcome to refer on behalf of young people with their consent. You have a few options:

1. In person: visit the centre to speak to one of our intake workers.  

2. Call our centre on 9193 8000 during business hours (Mon-Fri).

 

Service Providers

If you would like to refer a young person to headspace Ashfield and have their consent, please complete our Service Provider Referral Form. We ask that you provide as much detail and information as possible so we can determine suitability for headspace and the most appropriate treatment options. We will contact you regarding the outcome of your referral to headspace Ashfield.

Service Provider Referral Form

 

Fax
Please fax completed form to 'intake' on 02 9193 8089

Email
Please send completed form to: headspaceintake@newhorizons.net.au 

Presentations

headspace Ashfield offers presentations and workshops to schools and services who work with young people throughout the Inner West and surrounding suburbs.  Our presentations are designed for young people aged 12- 15 years.  Presentation promote positive mental health and well-being and aim to encourage early help seeking behaviour among young people.  To arrange a presentation at your school or service please complete the form below and send it to headspace Ashfield with attention to the Community Engagement Coordinator - headspaceashfield@newhorizons.net.au   

  Presentation-Form3.docx