Youth Support Services – Karratha

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Yaadina Family Centre

Youth Support Service

Roebourne Youth Services provides a safe, comfortable and fun drop in Centre where children and young people (aged 5-18 years) can relax and participate in a range of activities and programs. Over 300 children and young people participate each week in after school and school holiday programs. Activities include music, movies, craft, sport and recreation, life skills development, health and well-being programs. Healthy meals and snacks are provided.

HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Address2 Sholl Street
 ROEBOURNE WA 6718
Phone(08) 9182 1172 or 0437 616 022
Emailinfo@yaandina.org
Website urlhttp://yaandina.org.au/our-services/family-youth-services/

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Yaadina Family Centre

Youth Support Service

This service provides counselling and healing support to children, young people (aged 5 – 18 years) and their families primarily affected by childhood sexual abuse in Roebourne and surrounding areas.  The service offers a range of artistic therapies and other forms of counselling to assist children, young people and their families to process traumatic experiences, resolve conflict, manage behaviour and develop healthy coping skills.

HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Address2 Sholl Street
 ROEBOURNE WA 6718
Phone(08) 9182 1566
Emailinfo@yaandina.org
Website urlhttp://yaandina.org.au/our-services/family-youth-services/

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Salvation Army: Karratha Youth Accomodation Service

Youth Crisis Accomodation Service

If you or someone you know are in need of youth accommodation, Karratha Youth Accommodation Service may be able to help.

HOURS:

  • 24 Hours, 7 Days

Address7 Goodwyn Close
 KARRATHA WA 6714
Phone(08) 9144 1881
Website urlhttps://www.salvationarmy.org.au/locations/western-australia/wa01/karratha-corps/

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Roebourne PCYC

Youth Service

Open to all young people providing a range of sporting, recreational and educational activities to promote health, well-being and responsible citizenship.

HOURS:

  • Monday, Tuesday: 9:00am – 5:00pm 
  • Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00am -8:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am -9:00pm

Address1 Sholl Street
 ROEBOURNE WA 6718
Phone(08) 9182 1784 or 0448 060 630
Emailroebournepcyc@wapcyc.com.au
Website urlhttps://www.wapcyc.com.au/location/roebourne

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headspace

Youth Mental Health Support Service

headspace Pilbara is Australia’s first innovative headspace service, providing outreach-based headspace services to young people aged 12-25 through co-location with Pilbara community, education and health services.

headspace Pilbara have Youth Wellbeing Workers based in Newman, Port Hedland and Karratha, and are able to coordinate support to young people to enhance wellbeing, including mental health, alcohol and other drug services, vocational and education services as well as primary and sexual health services. 

HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Phone1800 290 626
Emailinfo@headspacepilbara.org.au
Website urlhttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/pilbara/

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The Youth Shed

Youth Service

The Youth Shed provides young people aged 11–25 years with a safe space and exciting and responsive youth programmes and events. The Youth Shed offers youth access to table tennis, computers, gaming stations and a pool table free of charge.

AddressHillview Road
 KARRATHA WA 6714
Phone(08) 9186 8646
Emailyscas@karratha.wa.gov.au
Website urlhttps://karratha.wa.gov.au/youth-shed

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The Base

Youth Service

A dedicated youth space for 11-25 year olds. The Base offers youth access to table tennis, computers, gaming stations and a pool table free of charge.

AddressTamarind Place
 WICKHAM WA 6720
Phone(08) 9186 8045
Emailyscas@karratha.wa.gov.au
Website urlhttps://karratha.wa.gov.au/base-wickham

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Clontarf Foundation

Youth Service

The Clontarf Foundation exists to improve the education, discipline, life skills, self-esteem and employment prospects of young Aboriginal men and by doing so equips them to participate meaningfully in society.

AddressKarratha Senior High School Lot 520 Dampier Highway
 KARRATHA WA 6714
Phone(08) 9187 8000
Emailcontact@clontarffoundation.com.au
Website urlhttps://clontarf.org.au/about-us/

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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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