Mental Health & Addiction Support for Family Whānau,
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
Available to people of all ages
Respectful of your privacy
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
Sustaining Tenancies is a prevention programme which provides funding for community-based providers to support individuals and whānau in private or public housing. The support helps vulnerable individuals and those with complex and/or multiple needs to live independently and address any issues that are putting their tenancy at risk.
Our Sustaining Tenancies service is primarily to support vulnerable tenants both individuals and whānau residing in the Upper Hutt area.
Atareira offers a free suicide prevention programme for community organisations.
The aim of this is to provide guidance to those working with others, both inside and outside of health professions, on how to identify and talk to someone who may be suicidal.