NZ remains in the COVID-19 Protection Framework, also known as the traffic light system.   
Atareira supports the Government response to the Pandemic.

Our region is currently in Red

For those vaccinated, it is business as usual.

For those unvaccinated or not willing to disclose their status, we provide telephone or virtual support.

Mental Health & Addiction Support for Family Whānau,
Transitional Housing 

Team work

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

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

House Windows & Roofs

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.

Man by the Water

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.