How To Refer – Individuals2019-05-23T10:26:25+11:00

Self referring to Hunter Primary Care Services

At Hunter Primary Care our focus is on you. We support people to live a healthy life.

Our team of health professionals have experience working with a network of Hunter health professionals to deliver patient-centred care that supports you.

This means we:

  •         Communicate and coordinate patient care to relevant providers
  •         Deliver tailored care to suit your needs and goals
  •         Support you to understand and learn how you can manage your health

Self-referral is available to our services below. If you would like to access any of our other services not listed below, please speak to your GP for a referral.

headspace Newcastle

If you are aged 12 - 25, headspace Newcastle can provide you with information and support on a wide range of issues. For further information and to discuss whether a referral may be appropriate, contact the headspace Newcastle team on (02) 4929 4201 or email

NDIS Support Coordination

If you are an eligible participant with an existing plan and you would like to nominate Hunter Primary Care for Support Coordination contact the NDIS Intake team on (02) 4925 2259 or email a copy of your NDIS plan to

If you or someone you care for is seriously injured or in need of urgent help please call Triple Zero (000) or visit your nearest hospital.

Hunter Primary Care does not provide a crisis mental health service. If you or someone you know needs assistance please call the Mental Health Line 1800 011 511.

For GP Access After Hours enquiries call 1300 130 147. Our qualified and experienced call centre staff will be able to provide advice on the most appropriate care for you.

NDIS Online Referral Form

Hunter Psychosocial Support Service

Please complete the Hunter Psychosocial Support Service Referral and Intake Form and return it via email to or contact the HPSS Intake Officer on (02) 4925 2259.

Psychology Services

Please speak with your GP about a potential referral to any of our psychology services. Your GP can review your mental health needs and can send a referral to the Hunter Primary Care Access and Referral team to ensure you receive the most appropriate service for you.

Drug and Alcohol Services

You can self refer by contacting Hunter Primary Care Psychology Services on (02) 4925 2259 and ask to speak with one of our specialist drug and alcohol Psychologists. They will talk to you to find out more about the difficulties you are experiencing. Our staff are available each afternoon.

If you need more support than we are able to offer, we may need to transfer you to more appropriate Drug and Alcohol services for further care.

Williamtown Contamination

If you live or work or have lived or worked in the Williamtown area in the last 15 years and have been affected by the PFAS contamination, Hunter Primary Care can provide you with psychological counselling and support.

To self-refer to this service contact the Hunter Primary Care Psychology Services team on (02) 4925 2259 or email

All health/personal information gathered during the provision of these services will be covered by the usual privacy and confidentiality guidelines. No identifying information will be provided to the PHN or the Commonwealth Department of Health.

Aboriginal Outreach Service

Please complete the Aboriginal Outreach referral Form or have a yarn to our Aboriginal Outreach Team today on (02) 4925 2259 or email


Please complete our online referral form below and we will call you back for further details.