WELLBEING SERVICES AND SUPPORT
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, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 9am-5pm and Wednesday from 11am-5pm.
Location: 116 Queen Street East, Hastings
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 06 878 4827 or 0800 1 WHĀNAU (0800 194 2628)
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
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
You can also contact Youthline, text 234 or call 0800 376633.
Many young carers don’t realise they are a ‘carer’.
You may have started caring when you were much younger. It’s just what you’ve gotten used to. Or perhaps something happened and you started helping to look after a friend or family member regularly, after they had an accident or became unwell and need ongoing care.
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Genderbridge is a trans* community organisation providing support to transgender / gender diverse people, their whanau and friends throughout Aotearoa. All services are free of charge and no referral is required.
OUTline NZ Inc
Telephone counselling, information, support, referral to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, takataapui, intersex community and their families.
Availability: Weekdays 9am-9pm. Weekends and holidays 6pm-9pm. All services are free of charge. No referral is required.
Phone: 0800 688 5463 / OUTLINE 09 281 3409
InsideOUT is a national organisation which works to make Aotearoa a safer place for all young people of minority genders, sexes and sexualities to live and be in. All services are free of charge. No referral is required. Contact any time.
Phone: 027 331 4507
Rainbow YOUTH has been supporting queer and gender diverse (LGBT) young people in Aotearoa for over 25 years. Information, advocacy, schools and professional development, peer support groups.
The Silent Gays Project helps people who have suffered in religion because of their sexual and gender identity. We provide the freedom and security to question everything without fear, and address the pain, suffering and abuse of being gay. Our online groups are constantly active. Our face to face groups are run monthly - please contact us for details. All services are free of charge and no referral is required.
Gay Agenda Group that meets fortnightly on Thursdays from 3.30pm-5pm at 309 St Aubyn's Street West, Hastings.
He Ara Tika Youth Support
He Ara Tika (Roopu a Iwi) is a mentoring programme that works specifically with young Maori students attending secondary school. The mentors are volunteers who are delivering an approved programme in the school setting. With the support of the Ministry of Education, we are dedicated to encouraging Maori secondary school students to remain in education and progress to tertiary study. The means providing support, mentoring and guidance throughout the school year and involving whanau and communities.
Phone: 06 843 1590
Ka Hao Te Rangatahi ke te Matua a Maui Trust
Napier City Council provide a leadership programme for at risk Maori males. A kaupapa Maori based initiative will be delivered to a target group of male Maori youth in Maraenui, exhibiting violent behaviour and who are potential targets for recruitment into local gangs.
Maraenui Urban Renewal Trust, 3 Longfellow Road, Maraenui.
Phone: 06 843 2102
Roopu a Iwi Trust
We are passionate about empowering our whanau to shape our moemoea (future dreams and aspirations) and we are here to assist whanau through these pathsways. Roopu a Iwi Trust has a range of social and youth workers to work alongside whanau, rangatahi and individuals to ensure that you are given the best opportunity to realise your dreams. Based in Maraenui, our service delivery is throughout Hawke's Bay. We offer services that are free, non-judgemental, and confidential.
Location: 32 Bleidsloe Road, Maraenui, Napier.
Te Kupenga Hauora Ahuriri Kia Piki Te Ora O Te Taitamariki
Maori Youth Suicide Prevention
This programme is targeted at Maoir youth residing in the Hawke's Bay district and it promotes communicty action co-ordination across all sectors which impact on the health and wellbeing of taitamariki Maori. It also identifies where additional developments need to occur. Free community health and social services to Napier and mobile services.
Location: 5 Sale Street, Napier (PO Box 1018, Napier)
Phone: 06 835 1840 or 021 248 6145
50 Murphy Road, Taradale, Napier 4112
Phone +64 6 844 2159 Email [email protected]
Absence Email [email protected]
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