Tasmanian Health Service

Pulse Youth Health South

Pulse Youth Health (for young people aged 12 - 24) is based at the Glenorchy Health Centre and services the whole southern region.

Individual clinical services include assessment, counselling, brief intervention, advocacy, health education and referral.  No appointment is needed for these services which are available between 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday (closed between 12.00pm and 1.00 pm).

A small number of group programs are provided in schools and communities which focus on prevention and cover a range of health topics.

Services Include a sexual health GP clinic, a psychology clinic and a visiting service from headspace.


What the service can help with

Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
Cultural support
Familial exclusion
Family supports
Family violence
Housing and homelessness
Identity and gender related issues
Mental health
Sexual and reproductive health
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
Trauma

How the service is delivered

Advocacy
Case Management
Coordination of Services
Counselling
Information, Advice and Education
Intake and Assessment
Support Services
Therapeutic Care

Services are available for

Unaccompanied Children
Accompanied Children

Age eligibility for children

12 - 24

To access the service, clients


Must live in Brighton; Clarence City; Derwent Valley; Glamorgan/Spring Bay; Glenorchy City; Hobart City; Huon Valley; Kingborough; Sorell; Southern Midlands; Tasman

Cost of service

Free

Is a referral required?

No referral required "No Referral required. The service operates using a Worker on Duty model which means a young person can access a working at any tome during business hours without an appointment.

How do clients access the service?

Client responsible for transportation to service

Regions covered

South


Contact Details

404 Main Road (entrance off Barry Street) Glenorchy, TAS, 7010

6166 1421

pulse@ths.tas.gov.au

www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/service_information/services_files/pulse_youth_health_south


Focus Domains

 

 

 

 

Being loved and safe

Having material basics

Being healthy

Having a positive sense of culture and identity