Any students who require counselling support should contact the counselling support helpline on 1737.  It is FREE to call or text and will allow students to gain support from a trained counsellor.​​​​​​​​​​​​​ It's OK to ask for help.

Awhina Whanau Services

Awhina Whanau Services is free to assist youth and families to create and maintain strong coping mechanisms for life's stresses.  Mana wahine:  youth specific kaupapa Maori small group for young women (12-17 years).  Tuakana/teina approaches harm reduction, sexual health, peer support, self-awareness, counselling and therapy.  Family Counsellor; Youth Social Services Organisation.

Office hours are Monday to Friday from 9am-5pm at 191 Nikau Street, Hastings.

Phone:  06 878 4827 or 06 878 4185

Birthright Hawke's Bay

Child and family care counselling services.  A friendly and gentle approacy, we can help you by providing for a range of issues including grief and loss, self-esteem, healthy and safe relationships, relationship counselling, eating disorders, and anxieties.

Birthright Hawke's Bay Child and Family Care - 6B Taradale Road, PO Box 4216, Napier.

Phone:  06 835 2162 or 0800 457 146

Email:  [email protected]

Directions Youth Health Centre

They provide FREE and confidential youth and well-being services for 10-24 year olds.  Service provision includes access to GP, nurse clinics, counsellors, social worker, and youth workers.  Where appropriate they can also support with transport.  The services are focused on meeting the needs of young people in an environment that allows wrap-around support and care. They also work with schools and youth-based organisations providing education and strengths-based programmes.

Directions Youth Health Centre - 305 Omahu Road, Hastings

Phone:  06 871 5307

Email:  [email protected]


Lifeline Hawke's Bay Inc

A telephone counselling and crisis intervention service that is available to the people of Hawke's Bay, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks of the year.  Anonymous and confidential means by which people in need may express their concerns and be listened to with understanding and acceptance.

Phone:  0800 543 354

Pregnancy Counselling Services

Hawke's Bay FREE confidential 24 hour service for anyone involved in a worrying pregnancy or distressed after a termination.  Call on the free phone number, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  All services free of charge.

Phone:  06 878 7379 or 0800 773 462

Email:  [email protected]



You can also contact Youthline, text 234 or call 0800 376633.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​