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Below is a list of youth support services, including youth mental health and counselling, youth education services, youth support groups, youth mentoring services and youth contact services. If you cannot find local youth support services for your area, there is a list of state and national youth support services at the bottom of this page, including those offering counselling, information and referral services.

Clontarf Foundation

The Clontarf Foundation exists to improve the education, discipline, life skills, self-esteem and employment prospects of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and by doing so equips them to participate more meaningfully in society.
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Yaandina Community Services – Karratha Youth Services

Karratha Youth Services provide outreach programs and individual case management to strengthen the roles of young people (aged 12-18 years) through the development of life skills and experience. KYS partners with other agencies to deliver activities and outcomes at a co-located youth space operated by the City of Karratha three evenings a week and during school holidays. 
Transport and meals/snacks are supplied to young people participating in the programs.
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The Salvation Army – Family and Domestic Violence

The Salvation Army provides a wide range of services around the country to support women and women with children impacted by family and domestic violence. We understand that experiencing family violence can be frightening and isolating. We offer refuge, children’s and parenting services, counselling, support, men’s programs, accommodation and advice to women and children who are experiencing, or who have experienced, family violence.
 
The Salvation Army is committed to providing services that are inclusive to people of all genders, ages, people living with a disability, and those from LGBTIQ+ and CALD communities.
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Yaandina Family Centre – Roebourne Youth Services

Roebourne Youth Services provides a safe, comfortable and fun drop in Centre where children and young people (aged 5-18 years) can relax and participate in a range of activities and programs. Over 300 children and young people participate each week in after school and school holiday programs. Activities include music, movies, craft, sport and recreation, life skills development, health and well-being programs. Healthy meals and snacks are provided.

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Yaandina Community Services – Counselling Service

This service provides counselling and healing support to children, young people (aged 5 – 18 years) and their families primarily affected by childhood sexual abuse in Roebourne and surrounding areas. The service offers a range of artistic therapies and other forms of counselling to assist children, young people and their families to process traumatic experiences, resolve conflict, manage behaviour and develop healthy coping skills. Referrals are required and the service is confidential.

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The Youth Shed

The Youth Shed provides young people aged 11-25 years with a safe space and exciting and responsive youth programmes and events. The Youth Shed offers youth access to table tennis, computers, gaming stations and a pool table free of charge!

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The Base – Wickham

The Base is a dedicated youth space for 11-17 year olds. This facility offers youth access to table tennis, computers, gaming stations and a pool table free of charge!The Base also includes an undercover skate park. The skate park is public space and good behaviour is expected by all users. Using the skate park is at each user’s own risk, and the lights are on until 10:30pm. No smoking or consumption of alcohol is permitted on the premises.
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Salvation Army Karratha – Karratha Youth Accommodation Service

If you or someone you know are in need of Youth Accommodation, we may be able to help. We support every young person to reach his or her potential.
 
Due to COVID-19, many of their locations are operating differently to normal. Please call before visiting to ensure this location is open and able to assist you.
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PCYC – Roebourne

Roebourne PCYC exists so that children and young people at risk in the Roebourne area have a safe place to go – somewhere they can feel at home, make friends and do things that young people should do.
With 99% of the young people attending Roebourne PCYC coming from an indigenous background, the main focus of the Centre is to provide a safe place for local young people, away from domestic violence and types of abuse.
Roebourne PCYC hosts a wide range of recreational activities.
• Children’s Health Nurse
• Cooking classes
• CONNECT Kids Program
• Dodgeball Tournaments
• Games Nights
• Kids Health Project
• Roebofit (Boxing)
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Headspace Pilbara

Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation. They deliver services and support to young people aged 12–25.
Headspace Pilbara have Youth Wellbeing Workers based in Newman, Port Hedland and Karratha. They are here to answer any questions or concerns you have about your mental health, drug and alcohol issues, general health, sexual health and relationships. 
To make an appointment, visit, call or email us to find a time that suits.
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State and National Youth Support Services Services

Youth Crisis and Emergency Services

The department of child protection and family support provide and fund a range of child safety and family support services throughout the state including mandatory reporting investigations and training, Working with Children Checks, fostering and adoption services, counselling and outreach programs, crisis accommodation, homelessness services, and emergency services support.

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Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline is Australia’s free, confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
 
• All young people are treated with respect
• All young people can choose the gender of the counsellor they speak to
• Young people are able to access the same counsellor if they wish to call back
No problem is too big or too small to call Kids Helpline about, including but not limited to: 
• Mental Health
• Physical Health
• Safety & Abuse
• Relationships & Sex
• Life issues
• Family & friends
• School & work
• eSafety
 
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Start Out

Start Out is an organisation which aims to support people of diverse sexualities and genders, eradicate discrimination against members of the LGBTQ+ community, and educate the wider community on the effects of discrimination and exclusion on LGBTQ+ youth. 
Service offered is a peer Role Model to act as a mentor and personal support. 
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Youth Legal Service

Youth Legal Service is a not-for-profit organisation providing free legal services to children and young people (under 25 years of age) across Western Australia. 
 
Youth Legal Service provides legal advice in the following areas:
 
• Criminal Matters – legal advice on all criminal matters and traffic offences
• Motor Vehicle Accidents – legal advice and casework to establish liability and negotiate with insurers or claimants
• Contract Law – legal advice on establishing the capacity to contract, contractual obligations and unconscionable contracts
• Leaving Home – advice on legal rights and responsibilities and accessing personal belongings and papers
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eheadspace

eheadspace offers online and telephone mental health support to young people aged 12-25 years and their families or friends. Young people may contact eheadspace if they need advice, are worried about their mental health or are feeling isolated or alone. eheadspace is not a crisis service
 
How eheadspace can help:
• If you are feeling down
• If you are feeling stressed
• If you are being bullied
• If you have concerns about drugs and alcohol
• Getting along with your family and friends
• Romantic relationships
• Questions about sex
• Questions about gender and who you are attracted to
• Getting advice about helping a friend
• Anything you want to talk about!
 
Group chats allow you to connect with other people like you. Led by a headspace professional, group chats explore a range of helpful topics.
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DVassist Telephone Counselling Service

The DVassist counselling service is available Monday to Friday, from 10 am to 7 pm, via free call 1800 080 083 to anyone living in remote, regional, and rural Western Australia. We provide information and support for women, men and young people living in remote, regional, and rural Western Australia experiencing family and domestic violence.

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Kidshelpline

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.

Kids Helpline counsellors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to talk to you. No problem is too big or too small to call Kids Helpline about.

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Qlife

QLife provides Australia-wide anonymous, LGBTI peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about a range of issues including sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.

QLife services are free and include both telephone and webchat support, delivered by trained LGBTI community members across the country. Services are for LGBTI individuals, their friends and families, and health professionals in Australia.

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1800RESPECT

1800RESPECT is a national sexual assualt and domestic violence counselling service.

1800RESPECT provide support and counselling for:

  • People experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, sexual assault, domestic or family violence
  • Their friends and family
  • Workers and professionals supporting someone experiencing, or at risk of experiencing sexual assault, domestic or family violence.

They can be contacted by phone or online chat, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Suicide Call Back

Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide. Suicide Call Back Service services include telephone chat services, online chat and video chat.

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