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ACROSS To Kotahitanga O Te Wairua

Counselling, Early intervention, Support Groups, Supervised Contact (Court Approved)

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Website: http://www.across.org.nz

Addictions

National call centre

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Al-Anon (Alcoholics Anonymous)

National call centre

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Alcohol Drug Help Line

National call centre

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Alzheimers Society Manawatu Inc

Dementia Advisors providing face to face & home visits & phone support. Carer Support Groups held at Carnegie Hall 1st Thursday of the month 10 am to 12 noon. MKC Club - Day programme for people with Dementia. Respite for carers.

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Website: http://www.alzheimers.org.nz/manawatu

Alzheimers Society Manawatu Inc

Provide Support Advice and Education to people affected by Dementia

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Website: http://www.alzheimers.org.nz/manawatu

Anglican Church

Parish of Southern Hawkes Bay: Pastoral care and support

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Website: http://www.waiapu.com/contact-us/

ARCS (Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre)

Social work & Counselling Services for survivors of sexual abuse & their whanau. Appointments required.

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Brain Injury Central Districts

Support, Education, Information & Advocacy for those affected by brain injury

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Website: https://www.brain-injury.org.nz

Cancer Society of New Zealand

Field officer support for Tararua people with cancer

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Common Ground

A place of support. Provide access to information to help friends and whanau support young people to manage challenging times 

Website: http://www.commonground.org.nz

Dannevirke Health Centre

Health Centre with GP and nursing services

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Depression Helpline

National call centre

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Diane Clayton Counselling

Counselling & Supervision

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Dog/Animal Control

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Domestic Violence Helpline

National call centre

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Donna Quaife Counselling

Free Counselling to families in the Tararua district.

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Drug Info Now

fast free confidential information about drugs via text message

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Website: http://www.drug.org.nz

East Coast Rural Support Trust

Jane Tylee, Tararua Coordinator

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Eketahuna Health Centre

Health Centre with GP and nursing services

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Family Planning

Health promotion. Promoting positive sexual health by providing advice, support, services and resources relating to sexual and reproductive health, and relationships

Feeling Special Feeling Safe: positive life skills programme for chidren and their families/whanau; resources and educationfor healthy family/whanau relationships; Resources relating directly to the prevention of family violence

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Website: http://www.familyplanning.org.nz

Gambling Helpline

National call centre

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Heartland Services

A community hub for government & community services, eg Wairarapa REAP services, Work & Income services, IRD

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Website: http://www.heartlandservices.govt.nz

Kaitoki Marae

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Lifeline

National call centre

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Makirikiri Marae

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Mana Whaikaha

Mana Whaikaha is a prototype of a transformed disability support system for the Mid Central region.


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If you’d like to contact Mana Whaikaha you can call us, send an email or drop into one of our hubs.

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Our contact centre operates from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m, Monday to Friday (open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday)

If you need to urgently contact Mana Whaikaha outside these hours, please call 027 236 6145 to speak to the On-Call Connector.

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Manawatu Community Law Centre

Providing free, one on one legal services throughout the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua rohe

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Website: http://communitylaw.org.nz/centre/manawatu/

Manawatu Supporting Families in Mental Illness

Support, Advocacy, Education, Information for Families whose lives are affected by Mental Illness. Free Depression & Anxiety courses offered twice a year.

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Website: http://www.manawatusf.org.nz

Manline

One on one counselling services for men and youth 13 and up: Anger, violence, grief, relationships,sexuality

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Website: http://www.manline.co.nz

MASH Trust

Provides a range of support and treatment for Mental Health and Addictions issues

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Mental Health Foundation

Working towards a society where everyone enjoys positive mental health and well-being.

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Website: http://www.mentalhealth.org.nz

Mental Health Services

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Mental Wellbeing Supports for Young People

Aroha - Is a chatbot that provides practical, evidence-based tools to manage stress, maintain social conncection and stay active.  

portal.habits.auckland.ac.nz/Portal/#/landing-covid19bot-trial

 

Aunty Dee - Is a free online tool for anyone who needs some help workig through a problem.

www.auntydee.co.nz

 

Melon Health - Has a kete of resources to support teenagers' emotional wellbeing.  There are videos, downloadable worksheets and a 'First steps to managing anxiety' mini-course.

www.melonhealth.com/manual

 

Mental Wealth - Has resources where you can learn more about mental health.

www.mentalwealth.nz

 

SPARX - Is an online self-help tool that teaches young people the key skills needed to help combat depression and anxiety in an interactive game-world.

www.sparx.org.nz/home

 

The Lowdown - Has some great resources about recognising and understanding depression and anxiety.

www.thelowdown.co.nz

 

For Pacific Families - If you or someone you know is feeling stressed or anxious, our friends at Vaka Tautua can offer you support through their helpline 0800 OLA LELEI (0800 652 535).

LeVa Pasifika also provides information and support for Pasifika families on mental health addiction and suicide prevention.

Multiple Sclerosis

Social worker support, support groups meet in Palmerston North

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Website: http://www.mscentral.org.nz

Norsewood Health Centre

Health Centre with GP and nursing services

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Open Home Foundation

Providing quality child-centred, family-focussed, Christian social services.  The Open Home Foundation has a commitment to working collaboratively with families and whanau in a strength based and culturally appropriate way that prioritises child safety and promotes family well-being/whanau mauri ora.

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OUTline

Counselling service for Rainbow communities and their friends and families

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Website: http://www.outline.org.nz

Pahiatua Community Services Trust

Early intervention, Family Violence assistance

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Pahiatua Foodbank

Emergency Food parcels

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Pahiatua Free Budget Service

Free confidential financial assistance & mentoring, building financial capability

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Pahiatua Health Centre

Health Centre with GP and nursing services

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Pahiatua Marae Inc

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Palmerston North Womens Refuge

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Papauma Marae

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Parent Help Line

National call centre

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Parentline Manawatu

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Poison Centre

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Preventing Violence Crisis Line

Helping to stop violence

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Problem Gambling

National Call centre

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Samaritans

National call centre

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Sexual Health Clinic

MidCentral DHB service

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St John Caring Caller

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Stopping Violence Services

Helping to stop violence

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Stroke Foundation

National call centre

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Suicide Crisis Helpline

National call centre

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Tararua Family Services

Social Work Support Services

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Website: http://www.anglicancarewaiapu.nz

Te Ahu a Turanga Marae

Community Marae - available for hire

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Te Roopu Whakaruruhau (Maori Women's Refuge)

24 hour crisis line

24 hour access to emergency accommodation (criteria applies)

Confidential listening and support

Home visits

Advocacy / support at Police, Lawyers, Court, WINZ, Housing etc.

Information on legal issues, benefits, safety options & planning, housing etc.

Referrals to any relevant services you may need

Training on Family violence

Whanau protect services

 

The areas covered by Te Roopu Whakaruruhau O Nga Wahine Maori currently is Manawatu / Palmerston North area

 

24 / 7 Crisis: 0800 733 843  (0800 REFUGE)

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Te Wananga o Tamaki Nui a Rua

Family Violence programmes including White Ribbon and Children's safety noho;

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The Hub

Pastoral care, mentoring and support

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The Nutters Club

National Call centre

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The Trust Tararua

We provide Social Workers, Antenatal & Maternity services, Parent Education, Family Support, Early Intervention, Youth Services, Counselors, and referrals to other agencies.

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Website: http://www.thetrustpahiatua.co.nz

Victim Support

National call centre

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Wairarapa Women's Refuge

National Call centre

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Whiti Te Ra Marae

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Woodville Health Centre

Health Centre with GP and nursing services

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Work & Income

Work & Income Services (Employment & Financial Support) to the Tararua District.  Includes Heartlands in Pahiatua as a link to services provided

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Website: http://www.workandincome.govt.nz

Work & Income

Emergency Food parcels

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Youth Law

Helping to stop violence

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Website: http://www.youthlaw.co.nz

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