Atareira
Mental Health Support for Families and Whānau
Families and whānau are there during both the good and difficult times.  We are there to support them.

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What we do
Our service provides:
  • Face to face and telephone support
  • Information about mental illness, addictions, and treatment options
  • Support with communications and understanding family dynamics
  • Encouragement and support to develop coping and self-care strategies
  • Liaison with Mental Health and Community Services
  • Advocacy with all services and agencies
  • Specialist support for children
  • Family/whānau support groups
Holding Hands
Family and Whānau Support Service

 

Family and whānau need access to services that support and enhance their well-being.  Our service can recognise and build on the resilience of the family/whānau, understand and affirm their experience of supporting someone with a mental illness or addiction, and provide information, advocacy, and support.  Support for children, Māori and Pasifika whānau available.

Our service is: 

  • Free to use

  • Recovery-focused

  • Available to people of all ages

  • Respectful of your privacy

  • Mobile

Key in the Lock
Easy Access Housing

This service is for individuals with Mental Health and Addiction needs that have contributed to them becoming homeless.

We provide transitional shared housing and supports that enable people to seek and apply for appropriate longer-term housing.

We welcome and encourage the involvement of any support organisations/agencies people choose to include in their Housing Action Plan.

We assist residents to:

  • Create a personalised Housing Action Plan

  • Maintain their connections with clinical and community supports

Contact us:​​​
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PO Box 355

Wellington 6140