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Youth Services

Youth Allied Health

Youth Health staff have qualifications from social work to psychology, occupational therapy, dietetics and more. Our staff work to empower young people to be healthy and provide health care that is responsive to their needs, particularly to those with limited family support or capacity. Youth Allied Health services include:

  • initial consult with the social work team (Social Worker on duty) for all referrals
  • information about healthy living and nutrition
  • sexual health information and advice (provided in partnership with nursing staff)
  • mental health and wellbeing support
  • assistance to address psychosocial issues that accompany health concerns
  • advice on healthy relationships
  • help addressing barriers to healthcare and assistance navigating specialist support
  • support for young people to manage their own health care needs and independence
  • opportunities to provide feedback and be involved in Youth Health service planning.
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