This service consists of a team of mental health clinicians who provide specialist mental health intervention to children and young people with severe and complex mental health problems and their families.

This service also provides groups for young people and parents, information and referral to other services and crisis intervention for the community within business hours.



Children and young people aged 0-17 years (or 18 if still at school) with severe and complex mental health problems that live in the Northern Beaches Local Government Area.


Referrals can be made by contacting Northern Beaches CYMHS on 9388 5150 between 9am and 5pm.

Health professionals may phone or send referral information (via fax or post). However the family, legal guardian or young person (where appropriate) must contact CYMHS to confirm the referral and initiate the request for service.

Urgent cases

Urgent and crisis cases can contact Northern Beaches CYMHS on 9388 5150 between 9am and 5:00pm. Outside of these hours, contact the Extended Hours Team at Manly Hospital on (02) 9976 9611, or go directly to your nearest Emergency Department.

If there are immediate safety concerns call "000".

Urgent and crisis cases include where there are concerns for the safety of a young person (e.g. imminent risk of self-harm or suicide); risk of harm to others; acute and sudden onset of mental health symptoms.

Other information

Please be aware that appointments may also be offered at Mona Vale Child & Adolescent Building, Mona Vale Hospital, Coronation St, Mona Vale, 2103.

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Brookvale Community Health Centre 
612-624 Pittwater Road,
Brookvale, 2100 

The Brookvale Community Health Centre is located directly across from Warringah Mall.
Buses operate in front of the centre on Pittwater Road and client parking is available at the rear of the building.

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Monday - Friday
8.30am - 5pm
(except public holidays)

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02 9388 5150