headspace Cannington is located in the heart of Cannington's business and shopping district on the Albany Highway - located near the Cannington showgrounds, shopping centre and public transport.
Beckenham train station is a 15 minute walk to the site. Bus timetables can be found for routes 206, 220,507,930. We have a number of customer parking bays in front of the centre.
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Cannington is operated by Arche Health. All headspace services are funded by the Australian Government Department of Health. Administration of funding is carried out by the headspace centre’s local Primary Health Network, in this case, WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA).
Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities.
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug concern.
A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.
Jobs and volunteering
Positions currently available at headspace Cannington
Are you passionate about working with young people?
headspace Cannington is now accepting applications for private practitioners.
- operate as a sessional based Practitioner; set your own hours
- No fee charges for room or reception administration, therefore you will receive 100% Medicare rebate
- a supportive working environment with a culture of inclusion
- access to senior clinicians and Registered Nurses on site
headspace Cannington provides a free, youth friendly service for young people aged 12-25 in the key areas of:
- mental health
- family support
- physical health
- alcohol and other drugs
- vocational, educational and employment
- Relevant Tertiary qualifications and registration with APHRA or AASW
- Must have a provider number for bulk-billing Medicare
- Indemnity Insurance to the value $10 million
- Covid Vaccination, WWC and police check
- Current working rights visa
What will you be doing:
- Supporting and providing primary care and support
- Provide a high standard of assessments and therapeutic interventions
- opportunities to run group programs
- Access to any education and professional development opportunities offered through the centre or our partners
For more information contact:
For more information contact:
Name: Private practitioner –Psychologist
Phone: (08) 9358 9800
If you are a young person and wish to see someone at headspace Cannington, you are welcome to email, call or visit during our business hours to discuss your options.
Parents, Family, Carers and Friends
If you are the family member, carer or friend of a young person and wish to refer them to headspace Cannington, you are welcome to call us during our business hours to discuss options. Please ensure that the young person who you are referring is willing to engage with headspace and can attend appointments.
If you are a service provider, health professional, or from a school and wish to refer a young person to headspace Cannington, please complete our Service Provider Referral Form. Prior to completing the form, please ensure that you have obtained the young person's consent and provide as much information as possible so that headspace Cannington’s Triage Officer can determine the suitability and the most appropriate treatment options for the young person. headspace Cannington will contact the young person and inform you thereafter of the outcome of your referral with us.
Please return this form by email to email@example.com or fax 8432 1668
We recommend that you follow up the emailed or faxed referral with a phone call, just to make sure we've received it.
Our phone number is: (08) 9358 9800
Please note: headspace Cannington does not offer crisis or emergency support. If you or someone you care for needs immediate emergency support, please call 000 (Police, Fire, Ambulance), go to a hospital emergency department or call (MHERL) Mental Health Emergency Response Line 1300 555 788
For after-hours services, please contact:
- eheadspace on 1800 650 890 or eheadspace.org.au (9am-1am, 7 days a week EST- EDST)
- The Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 (24/7)
- Lifeline on 13 11 14 (24/7)
- Mental Health Emergency Response Line (MHERL) (24/7)
Our Youth Reference Group (YRG) is made up of a diverse group of young volunteers aged 16- 25 years, who help support and guide the centre on key components of youth mental heath service delivery and community awareness initiatives both within the centre and the broader community.
The role of the YRG is varied and members are offered a range of opportunities to contribute to our centre and their community including; reviewing decisions regarding the day to day running of the centre, helping to plan youth events and representing headspace Cannington t at events or in the media.
headspace Cannington invites you to join our Family and Friends group
We need to hear from you, regarding your experience......
headspace Cannington staff are dedicated health professionals who are passionate about working with young people and supporting you in a safe, friendly, confidential and non-judgemental environment.
Centre Manager – Rachel
Clinical Lead- Laura
Senior Youth Access Worker/Triage Officer - Sione
Youth Access Worker - Jasmine
Youth Access Worker – Elysha
Youth Access Worker – Zosia
Youth Access Worker – Kai
GP (Starting 2022) -
Jabrulla, Joel, Vanessa
AOD Counsellor- Ignacio (Palmerston)
Lifeline Counsellor- Solaris
Family Counsellor- Claire (Centrecare)
Employment Counsellor (Starting 2022) -
Administration & Community Engagement
Receptionist - Ben
Community Engagement Officer - Genna
Community Engagement Programs
What is headspace Cannington offering the community in 2022?
headspace Cannington provides FREE and confidential mental health, alcohol and drug, physical health (including sexual health) and work and study support for young people 12 – 25. In addition to in-house services, our Community Engagement team provide a range of outreach services and programs.
· Workshops for young people aged 12 - 25 at schools, TAFE’s, universities and other organisations
· Workshops for parents and cares of young people and teachers
· Providing spaces and venues for events, programs and meetings
· Access to volunteers
· Cross promotion via social media platforms
· Setting up Information Booths at events
· Other supports for event and project planning
headspace Cannington offers FREE workshops and presentations that include a range of practical evidence-based content, interactive activities and videos. Workshops generally go for 45 minutes.
Our presenters use safe and inclusive language and are happy to discuss any specific concerns or requests you may have when booking a presentation.
Topics covered for parents, teachers and community:
headspace Cannington’s workshops work best with groups of 10 - 30 so those participating can ask questions and engage fully in activities. We are happy to consider bigger groups on a case-by-case basis.
Topics covered for young people:
· Alcohol: Knowing the risks
· Drugs: Knowing the risks
· Body image and healthy eating
· Cyberbullying and cybersafety
· Exam stress and coping
· Intro to mental health
· Relationships and conflict
· Stress and coping
· Transitioning into high school
· Transitioning out of high school
Topics covered for parents, teachers and community:
· Meet headspace
· Anxiety and depression
· Supporting young people transitioning into high school
We can set up an Information Booth with free resources, merchandise and activities at events.
Spaces & Venues
headspace Cannington has multiple rooms that are available for use free of charge for our partners and other organisations.
· Multiple small group rooms (up to 5 people)
· Large group room (up to 50)
· Kitchen & dining room (up to 30 people)
· GP rooms
Family consult room
If you have any questions or would like to find out more, please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 9358 9800.
headspace Cannington would like to acknowledge the contribution of our consortium partners and Donors:
Consortium of headspace Cannington:
Chair: Monica Taylor
Lifeline: provides compassionate support for people in crisis. No judgement. No conditions. No agenda. Just a human connection to help people get through their darkest moments. Lifeline can be contacted on 13 11 14, Lifeline offers face to face counselling at headspace Cannington
Palmerston Association: support individual, families and communities affected by alcohol and other drug issues with a range of services including counselling, group support and residential rehabilitation. Palmerston is located in Perth metropolitan, Peel, the South West and Great Southern regions of Western Australia. Palmerston offers face to face counselling at headspace Cannington.
Centrecare: is a well-respected Catholic not-for-profit organisation providing a variety of counselling and professional social services inspired by compassion and respect for human dignity. Centrecare offers face to face counselling at headspace Cannington.
Communicare: aim to create community inclusion and community safety by working collaboratively with individuals, families and communities to facilitate social and economic inclusion for all and establish and sustain safe and healthy communities. Communicare will run workshops from headspace Cannington.
YouthReach South: a specialist mental health service providing counselling, therapy and case management to young people aged 13-24 years in the South Metropolitan area with serious mental health problems and barriers to accessing mainstream services.
WA Child Safety Services: WA Child Safety Services is Western Australia’s only not-for-profit provider of Protective Behaviours, Cyber Safety, Child Protection and Teen Talk programs and resources. We work alongside families, schools, and organisations to help prevent child abuse.
City of Canning: The City’s Youth Development team provides a range of support programs, activities, events and opportunities for young people to connect, create, chill and upskill.
MercyCare: provide young Western Australians and their families with safe and supportive access to wellbeing and mental health services and accommodation options. Available for counselling at headspace Cannington
SHQ: Educating, informing and empowering people to enjoy sexual health and relationship wellbeing.
Richmond Wellbeing: provides inclusive, community-based mental health and wellbeing support services across Western Australia
APM: services focus on enhancing an individual’s employability, health and wellbeing, and social and economic participation in their community.
Helping Minds: free and confidential counselling to people in WA who are supporting a family member or a friend living with mental health challenges
Donors and Community Partners:
City of Canning
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Student Placements are welcome at headspace Cannington, if you want to apply for a student placement with us:
you must be currently enrolled in a relevant degree course that contains a mandatory placement component to satisfy curriculum learning and study outcomes which is an Australian Registered Training Organisation. Relevant degree courses could include (but not limited to): social work, human services or social welfare, psychology or behavioural science, law, human resources, health etc.
you must be covered by your education provider's liability and workers' compensation insurance policies
you must hold a current Working with Children Card
Please note: Due to the volume of applications we receive all applications will not result in placement.
How to apply:
Complete form and send to email@example.com