Tasmanian Health Service

Youth Health Service North West

This is a free and confidential service for young people aged 12 – 24 from the North West Coast. Providing information, support, early intervention, advocacy and supported referrals for young people. Clients can be helped with the cost of health items, free condoms, free pregnancy testing and support and linking you with other services.

Contact  can be through the Youth Health Specialist Nurse on either 0400 333 608,  email youthhealth.northwest@ths.tas.gov.au or via the Facebook page Youth Health Service North West. Please note this is not an emergency service.


What the service can help with

Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
Cultural support
Familial exclusion
Family supports
Financial information and/or support
Identity and gender related issues
Mental health
Personal safety against all forms of abuse, neglect or exploitation
Physical health
Sexual and reproductive health
Suicide or self-harming behaviour

How the service is delivered

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

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 "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

North West


Contact Details

48 Water Street, Ulverstone Tas 7315

0400 333 608

youthhealth.northwest@ths.tas.gov.au

www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/intranet/nwtho/youth_health


Focus Domains

 

 

 

 

Being loved and safe

Having material basics

Being healthy

Having a positive sense of culture and identity