Please Note

Nurse Service: Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

Mental Health & Counselling Enquiries: Monday 9am-5pm, Tuesday 12-5pm, Wednesday to Friday 9am-5pm

Some of what headspace Launceston offers:

  • Comprehensive health services for all youth aged between 12-25
  • No cost health practitioners 
  • A drop in intake service available 9-4pm Mon to Fri  (Please note this service can take up to an hour to complete)
  • Access to telehealth services (provides contact to a fully qualified psychiatrist)
  • We accept and provide referrals - (CAMHS North, GP’s, Anglicare, Specialists etc)
  • No tolerance of racism, discrimination or homophobic behaviour
  • Access to school support in the event of a youth suicide
  • Book a session with our LGBTIQ and Vocational workers

Please Note

Nurse Service: Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

Mental Health & Counselling Enquiries: Monday 9am-5pm, Tuesday 12-5pm, Wednesday to Friday 9am-5pm

headspace Launceston is operated by Cornerstone Youth Services. 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, Tasmania (Primary Health Tasmania).


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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Fundraising & Donations

100% of donations go towards improving the mental health and well-being of young people in our local community.

How will your donation support young people in our community?

Our goal is to increase the number of young people seeking help early by:

  • Improving the mental health literacy of young people and their supports
  • Raise awareness about headspace Launceston and its range of services
  • Mobilise local young people to take action to reduce the stigma associated with mental health
  • Are you considering running a fundraising event for headspace Launceston?

If your school, club or workplace are interested in running a fundraising event for headspace Launceston then we would like to hear from you.

For more information and fundraising support please contact us on 03) 6335 3100 and ask for Alison Filgate or email afilgate@csys.com.au



Meet the team!

Cornerstone Youth Services employs 36 professionals in full-time, part-time and casual roles supplying administrative, liaison and support services, along with clinicians who specialise in youth health covering mental, sexual and physical fields as well as motivational and vocational guidance.

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Management and Operations Team:

CEO - David O'Sign

Kate Brennan - Clinical Services Manager

Alison Roberts - Operations Services Manager

Alison Filgate - Community Liaison Officer

Lynnette Kerrison - Finance and Business Manager -

Amanda Palmer - Support Worker

Jo Stirling - MDH Accounting

headspace Devonport:

Claire Stucas - Youth Health Worker

Kim Gawne - Youth Health Worker

Kim Prunster - Receptionist

Administration Team:

Stacey Saunders

Lynn Butler

Kelly Porteus

headspace Launceston Mental Health Team:

Susan McDonald-Davies - Allied Health Worker (OT)

Jo Cameron - Senior Mental Health Clinician (BSW)

Rae Ikin - Allied Health Worker (BSW AMHSW)

Danielle Jackson - Allied Health Worker (BSW, AMHSW)

Patsy McCue - Allied Health Worker (AMHSW)

Caroline Thain - Occupational Therapist

Jenny Pike - Allied Health Worker (OT)

Jayne Watson - Youth Support Worker

Fran Stewart - Psychologist

GP and Nurses Team:

Dr Sarah Shepherd

Dr Miriam Woodgate

Dr Beth Mulligan

Dr George Cerchez


Vicki Giarraputo

Dave Mackay

Nigel Donoghue

Melinda Chilvers

Collaborative Partners Team:

Natalie Hay - yAsp

Emma Mou - yAsp

Talitha Hingston - AOD Worker

Fiona Armes - AOD Worker

Dominique Smith - #switchitround (in partnership with PHN)

How do I make a referral?

Download form to refer a young person to our service.

Please complete the referral form and email to headspace@csys.com.au or fax to (03) 6335 3127 and we will be in touch.