A diverse range of wellbeing services for young people

Are you between 12 and 25 years old?

The Link provides health services that are FREE

You will get confidential support in a safe and friendly environment.

p: (03) 6231 2927    e: healthhelp@thelink.org.au   

we are at: 57 Liverpool, Street, Hobart.  post: GPO Box 844, Hobart, 7001

If you need to contact the Chief Executive Officer, David Pérez click here CEO

Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri. 9.00am – 5.00pm

Wednesdays 11.00am -5.00pm

(but remember - We are closed from 12.30 to 1 each day)

If you want to talk to a Youth Health Worker, use our NSP, use the showers, washing machine or dryer


1.00pm to 5.00pm Mon to Fri

“Drop-In” Open Access Area is open (no appointment necessary)


Most days we have food here you can take away or cook up and each Wednesday, you can join us for FREE lunch after 1.00pm

You can pick up food to take with you any time we are open and can take away, eat here, or cook something up, from 1.00pm to 5.00pm


Open Access Area

In the open access area you can use the washing machine and dryer, shower, toilet, pick up hygiene items (like shampoo, razors, tampons etc), condoms, use the phone for health related calls, have your mail sent here for you to pick up, and see a Centrelink worker every Wednesday from 1.30pm  All services are free of charge.

Need to chat?

Youth Health Workers are available without an appointment, just drop in for a chat. Workers can provide a range of support for you including referral to external service providers, advocacy, and support for any health issues in a confidential setting. In addition to our services we are very well networked, so that if we can’t help you directly we can point you to someone who can help.

Needle and syringe program

Our NSP is offered through a non-judgemental and private setting and provides clean injecting equipment, information, and a place where you can safely dispose of injecting equipment.

Youth Health Fund

The Youth Health Workers may assist you through the Youth Health Fund to cover the costs for short term one-off health emergencies, when alternate funds are not available.  You will need to come and talk to a Youth Health Worker about your situation to determine how we can best assist you.

Alcohol and Other Drugs

please contact us regarding our AOD programs and outreach - this part of the website is under construction


The Link Youth Health Service is the Lead Agency delivering headspace services in Hobart.

headspace Hobart

We are a free, youth-focused health service for young people aged 12 - 25.  We have a team of friendly professionals who specialise in health related issues experienced by young people...even those really private ones

headspace Hobart

49 Liverpool Street


(03) 6231 2927


(03) 6231 3908

opening hours

9:00 - 5:00 Weekdays




The Link operates from 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday

We are unable to respond immediately to after-hours enquires.

If you are in an emergency pleases call 000

The following services provide 24 hour advice and assistance;

·         healthdirect 1800 022 222

·         Lifeline 131 114

·         Kids helpline 1800 55 1800

·         Mental Health Helpline 1800 332 388