Pastoral Care Useful Links

Child and Youth Mental Health Service - The Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) is a specialised mental health service for children and young people (0-18 years) and their families within the immediate Townsville area.
CYMHS offers assessment and therapeutic services for children and young people who are experiencing moderate to severe psychiatric disorders or behavioural, emotional and developmental problems affecting all areas of their daily lives.
Contact 47 999 004 (business hours) or 1300 MH CALL (1300 64 2255)

Relationships Australia  provide counselling and support for a wide range of issues,  family dispute (mediation services) and various programs.  Please see website listed below for more details or call 1300 364 277

Centacare provide counselling, support and a range of programs for individual, parents and families. Please see website listed below for more details or call 4772 9000

Other contact numbers you may find useful

  • Lifeline 13 1114  (24 hours)
  • Call KidsHelpline 1800 55 1800  (24 hours)
  • Parent line - We provide support, counselling and parent education for the cost of a local call*. 
    Call 1300 30 1300 from 8am-10pm, 7 days a week.
  • Family help line 1800 062 262 - The family helpline is a confidential telephone counselling and information service for families with relationship difficulties. It operates 24 hours, 7 days a week

Please find below links that may be useful to parents and students:

Friendly Schools and Families
An evidence-based bullying reduction program

Kids Matter
KidsMatter aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of children

Beyond Blue
Addresses issues associated with depression & anxiety

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)

Alannah and Madeline Foundation
Keeping children safe from violenc.

Mind Matters
MindMatters: a whole school mental health and wellbeing framework, offering tools and free professional learning for all secondary school communities.

Teachers Reach Out
ReachOut Teachers Network: a mental health and wellbeing teaching resources and online training activities; an initiative of the Inspire Foundation.

HeadStrong, the creative way of thinking, talking, and teaching about mood disorders and resilience.

Response Ability
Provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities.

Headspace is a confidential, free and secure space where young people 12 - 25 or their family can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional.

Website which provides one on one chat, facts and tipsheet.

Relationships Australia
Provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities.

Provide counselling, support and a range of programs for individual, parents and families.

Contact our Campuses

North Ward Campus
45 Paxton Street
Townsville QLD 4810
(07) 4722 4900

Annandale Campus
1 Brazier Drive
Annandale QLD 4814
(07) 4412 4800

North Shore Campus
Erskine Place
Burdell QLD 4818
(07) 4412 6600


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