Youth Support Services – Broome

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headspace

Support Service

headspace Broome is a FREE youth health service dedicated to supporting young people aged 12-25. 

At headspace Broome we understand that sorting things out is not always easy, so to make things a little easier we offer a one stop shop with a variety of services to meet your needs. 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID – 19 headspace Broome are not supporting from their physical location. They will still be supporting young people through phone counselling and online options such as video conferencing.

HOURS: 

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:30pm

AddressShop A 38 Frederick Street
 BROOME WA 6725
Phone(08) 9194 4500
Emailheadspace@kamsc.org.au
Website urlhttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/broome/

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Pinakarra Youth Counselling Service

Support Service

Pinakarra Youth Counselling Service assists youth with case management with one-to-one support, they develop and implement individual case management plans that target key underlying issues and priorities. They mentor and coach the individuals, giving them the confidence to achieve their goals. They continue to provide clients and families with the support they need.

HOURS: 

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Address 34 Blackman Street
 BROOME WA 6725
Phone(08) 9193 7100
Emailjoe@nirrumbuk.org.au
Website urlhttp://nirrumbuk.org.au/

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Reconnect

Support Service

The Reconnect youth support officers provide support, informal counselling and preventative steps to address issues relating to homelessness. This is achieved through building positive, mutually-respectful relationships both individually and in group settings. Young people aged 12 -18 years old who are at risk of homelessness or who are homeless.

Address33 Louis Street
 BROOME WA 6725
Phone(08) 9193 6391
EmailManager@byfh.org.au
Website urlhttps://byfh.org.au/projects

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Boab Health

Support Service

Boab Health provide mental health services including:

  • Adult mental Health Services: include the Community Support program and the Integrated Care Management program.
  • Child Mental Health service: Child Mental Health services provide individual counselling to children aged 0-12 years with their parents and/or carers.

This service aims to help children and families address common mental health concerns such as:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Sleep problems
  • Social and emotional issues
  • Attachment difficulties
  • Emotional and behavioural dysregulation
  • Grief, loss and trauma 

AddressUnit 5 / 20 Hamersley Street
 BROOME WA 6725
Phone(08) 9192 7888
Emailreception@boabhealth.com.au
Website urlhttps://boabhealth.com.au/our-services/mental-health/

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Broome PCYC

Support Service

Broome PCYC exists so that disadvantaged children and young people at risk across the Broome region have a safe place to go – somewhere they can feel at home, make friends and do things that young people should do.

Broome PCYC facilitates participation in sporting, recreation, cultural and community programs with an aim to encourage young people to achieve their best in life. The Centre caters to all ages through the provision of recreational activities such as boxing, gym classes and indoor soccer, and also delivers alternate education and diversionary programs.

HOURS: 

  • Monday to Friday: 6:00am to 8:00pm
  • Saturdays: 6:00am – 5:00pm
  • Monday – Friday, office hours are 8:00am – 4:00pm

Address4 Scott Street
 BROOME WA 6725
Phone(08) 9192 1655
Emailbroomepcyc@wapcyc.com.au
Website urlhttps://www.wapcyc.com.au/location/broome

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James Garnaut Horizon House

Support Service

James Garnaut Horizon House in Broome provides support for young Aboriginal men aged 16 to 22 years who need long term accommodation and care. To be eligible for the St John of God Horizon House program, you must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Homeless or in need of accommodation and support
  • Aged 16 to 22 years old
  • Willing to work towards receiving a wage or obtaining Centrelink payments
  • Willing to contribute towards their share of rent and utilities – the cost of rent is means tested dependent on income to ensure affordability for all residents
  • Willing to participate in daily activities as agreed in their individual support plan for example school, work (voluntary), courses and counselling
  • Prepared to abide by the no smoking rule
  • No current significant issues with alcohol and/or substance abuse.

HOURS: 

  • Monday to Friday 9:00am- 5:00pm

AddressBROOME WA 6725
Phone(08) 9192 1548 or 0447 320 757
EmailHorizonhouse@sjog.org.au
Website urlhttps://www.sjog.org.au/our-services/community-and-youth-services/st-john-of-god-horizon-house/locations/broome

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Men's Outreach Service

ALIVE and Kicking Goals!

AKG was established in 2008 by the Broome Saints Football Club with support from Men’s Outreach Service. It aims to reduce the high suicide rate among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth in and around Broome, through peer education workshops, one-on-one mentoring, and counselling.

HOURS: 

  • Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Address2/12 Gregory Street
 BROOME WA 6725
Phone(08) 9193 5904
Website urlhttps://mensoutreach.org.au/

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State and National Youth and Children Support Services

Kids helpline

Kids Support Service

Kids Helpline is Australia's only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. Kids Helpline counsellors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to talk to you. No problem is too big or too small to call Kids Helpline about.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone1800 55 1800
Website urlhttps://kidshelpline.com.au/

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eheadspace

Youth Mental Health Support

eheadspace provides free online support and counselling to young people 12 - 25 and their families and friends. If you’re based in Australia and going through a tough time, eheadspace can help.

HOURS:

  •  9am - 1pm (Melbourne time)

Phone1800 650 890
Website urlhttps://headspace.org.au/eheadspace/

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Rurallink

Mental Health Service

Rurallink gives easy telephone access to experienced community mental health staff, with a focus on supporting people with mental health issues. It is a confidential service that meets the needs of the community and delivering continuous care and support where needed. The service provides a single point of contact providing information, advice, assessment, and where required, referrals to other mental health services.

HOURS

  • Monday to Friday: 4.30pm – 8:30am
  • Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 24 hours

Phone1800 552 002
Website urlhttps://www.mhc.wa.gov.au/getting-help/helplines/rurallink/

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Suicide Call Back Service

Mental Health Service

Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide. Suicide Call Back Service services include telephone chat services, online chat and video chat.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone1300 659 467
Website urlhttps://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au/

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Beyond Blue

Mental Health Service

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live. Beyond Blue services includes: Telephone support, online chat, email support and online forums.

HOURS:

  • Telephone Service: 24 hours/ 7 days a week
  • Online Chat: 3pm - 12am, 7 days a week
  • Email support - get a response in 24 hours
  • Online forums - 24 Hours, 7 days a week.

Phone1300 22 4636
Website urlhttps://www.beyondblue.org.au/

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Lifeline

Mental Health Service

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. They offer telephone, online chat and text support services.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone131 114
Website urlhttps://www.lifeline.org.au/

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The Samaritans

Mental Health Support

The Samaritans is a Western Australian based not for profit organisation telephone counselling for all sorts of worries including:

  • Relationship or family problems
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Financial worries or job-related anxiety
  • School, college or study-related stress
  • Illness – your own or someone you care for
  • Addiction or substance abuse
  • Thoughts of suicide

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 days

Phone135 247
Emailsupport@thesamaritans.org.au
Website urlhttps://thesamaritans.org.au/

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1800RESPECT

Sexual Assault and Domestic and Family Violence Service

1800RESPECT is a confidential service available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 1800RESPECT provide support for:

  • People experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, sexual assault, domestic or family violence
  • Their friends and family
  • Workers and professionals supporting someone experiencing, or at risk of experiencing sexual assault, domestic or family violence.

They can be contacted by phone or online chat, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Phone1800 737 732
Website urlhttps://www.1800respect.org.au/

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