Tasmanian Health Service

Youth Health Service - North

Provides free and confidential youth health services for young people aged 12 - 24 years, particularly those who are disadvantaged; to assist them in making informed life and health choices. We provide individual counselling, support and health education; and facilitate small group programs and health education sessions in school and the community.

Service operates from the Ravenswood Community Health Centre, 39-41 Lambert St, Ravenswood; or other safe community locations. Services can be provided at Schools/Community Organisations - by request and availability.

Service is available Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm.


What the service can help with

Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
Cultural support
Education, including provision of education and programs addressing exclusion
Familial exclusion
Family supports
Family violence
Housing and homelessness
Identity and gender related issues
Mental health
Personal safety against all forms of abuse, neglect or exploitation
Physical health
Sexual and reproductive health
Social and emotional development
Social exclusion
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
Trauma

How the service is delivered

Coordination of Services
Counselling
Information, Advice and Education
Support Services
Therapeutic Care
Group Programs

Services are available for

Unaccompanied Children
Accompanied Children
Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

12 - 24

Cost of service

Free

Is a referral required?

"No Referral required. The service operates using a Worker on Duty model which means a young person can generally access a worker at any time during business hours without an appointment. Referrals are also accepted from GPs and other providers. "

How do clients access the service?

Client responsible for transportation to service

Regions covered

North



Focus Domains

 

 

 

 

 

 

Being loved and safe

Having material basics

Being healthy

Learning

Participating

Having a positive sense of culture and identity