Youth Services – Geraldton

Youth Focus

Youth Mental Health Service

Youth Focus provides a friendly, confidential and professional service for young people who are in need of counselling and support. Counsellors are trained professionals who work with young people specifically around issues associated with suicide, depression and self-harm. Youth counselling appointments are free of charge.

Address193 Marine Terrace
 GERALDTON WA 6530
Phone(08) 6266 4333
Emailhello@youthfocus.com.au
Website urlhttps://youthfocus.com.au/contact/

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Geraldton Streetwork Aborginal Corporation

Youth Mental Health Service

The Geraldton Streetwork Aboriginal Corporation is an award winning Youth organisation and is recognised as one of the most efficient and proactive youth programs in the Mid West Region of Western Australia.
Amongst many other programs GSAC exists to reduce the incident of Juvenile crime by providing counselling and programmes for the social development of youth by providing clients with emotional support and promoting desirable skills and values.

 

AddressEastward Rd
 GERALDTON WA 6530
Phone(08) 9921 2890
Website urlhttps://www.facebook.com/pg/Geraldton-Streetwork-Aboriginal-Corporation-888131554665402/about/?ref=page_internal

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Headspace

Youth Mental Health Service

Headspace Geraldton is a free and confidential health service for young people aged between 12 and 25 years. There are no fees for our service, even GP appointments are bulk billed to Medicare with your permission.

Address193 Marine Terrace
 GERALDTON WA 6530
Phone(08) 9943 8111
Emailadmin@headspacegeraldton.com.au
Website urlhttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/geraldton/

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Police and Community Youth Service

Youth Service

Geraldton PCYC exists so that disadvantaged children and young people at risk in the Geraldton area have a safe place to go – somewhere they can feel at home, make friends and do things that young people should do.
Geraldton PCYC provides a range of safe, inclusive and affordable recreational activities and youth engagement programs for all members of the community. Geraldton PCYC works in close partnership with government and non-government agencies to improve conditions for young people within the community. These include the WA Police Force, local schools and community service groups within the Midwest Region.

Address105 Pass Street
 GERALDTON WA 6530
Phone9921 1317
Emailgeraldtonpcyc@wapcyc.com.au
Website urlhttps://www.wapcyc.com.au/location/geraldton

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Mid West Gascoyne Youth Justice Service

Youth Justice Service

The Mid West Gascoyne Youth Justice Services include a range of mostly outreach programs to support these young people and their families and help them break the offending cycle. The following services are now available in Geraldton under the new  Mid West Gascoyne Youth Justice Services.
  • The Youth and Family Support Service – an after-hours outreach service for young people who are at risk of coming to the attention of police, providing practical support to them and their families to help tackle problems before they become serious;
  • The Youth Bail Service – an after-hours seven-day-a-week bail service to help police identify responsible adults to provide bail for young people. The Youth Bail Service also provides limited short-term bail accommodation as a last resort for young people who are granted bail but do not have anywhere suitable to stay before their court appearance
  • An expanded Juvenile Justice Team – a dedicated team, including juvenile justice officers and a police officer, to target young people in the early stages of offending and steer them away from the formal justice system.
  • The Intensive Supervision Program (ISP) – an internationally renowned program which is producing outstanding results with some of the State’s most difficult young offenders and their families.

Address17 Lester Avenue
 GERALDTON WA 6530
Phone 9920 8600
Website urlhttps://www.correctiveservices.wa.gov.au/_files/youth-justice/mwgyjs-youth-bail-fact-sheet.pdf

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MidWest Alcohol and Drug Services

Youth Alcohol and Drug Support

Midwest Mental Health & Community Alcohol and Drug Service provides collaborative, consumer focused and recovery orientated services.

The service is flexible and responsive to consumers’ needs across all ages, cultures and locations.

They provide services in:

  • Adult Mental Health (18 – 65 years)
  • Older Adult Mental Health (65+)
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health (up to 18 Years)
  • Community Alcohol and Drug Services.

AddressCommunity Health Building, 51-85 Shenton Street
 GERALDTON, WA 6530
Phone(08) 9956 2424

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Hope Community Services

Youth Alcohol and Drug Support

Hope Community Services include:

  • Counselling (individually and in groups)
  • Community pharmacotherapy referral
  • Advocacy for individuals and families affected by alcohol or other drugs and mental health concerns.
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Integrated Team Care – Laverton, Leonora, Esperance and Kalgoorlie
  • Alcohol and other drugs Outreach
  • Youth Justice services including Bail Services

Address307 Marine Terrace
 GERALDTON WA 6530
Phone(08) 9926 1987
EmailRHReception@hopecs.org.au
Website urlhttps://hopecommunityservices.org.au/about/locations/geraldton/

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Helping Minds

Youth Support

Helping Minds support children, young people, adults and families that are affected by mental illness.

They have a professional and compassionate team of staff who provide quality, confidential support and services to children, youth, adults and families who are caring for someone with a mental illness or individuals who affected by a mental illness.

Address 180 Durlacher Street
 GERALDTON, WA 6530
Phone(08) 9427 7100
Website urlhttps://helpingminds.org.au/

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Parkerville

Youth Support

Parkerville Children and Youth Care is a well-established organisation with 116 years’ experience supporting vulnerable children, young people, adults and their families in Western Australia.

Their mission is to protect, care, advocate and promote recovery for children and young people who have experienced trauma from abuse, to support families and to work with the community to prevent child abuse.

Address5/114 Sanford Street
 GERALDTON WA 6530
Phone(08) 9391 1937
EmailGero.reception@parkerville.org.au
Website urlhttps://parkerville.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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