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
Education, including provision of education and programs addressing exclusion
Housing and homelessness
Identity and gender related issues
Personal safety against all forms of abuse, neglect or exploitation
Sexual and reproductive health
Social and emotional development
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
How the service is delivered
Coordination of Services
Information, Advice and Education
Services are available for
Parents and Carers
Age eligibility for children
12 - 24
Cost of service
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
39-41 Lambert Street, Ravenswood, Tasmania. 7250
03 6777 4422
Being loved and safe
Having material basics
Having a positive sense of culture and identity