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Maketu Health & Social Services

Social Service, Abuse and Violence Support, Community Health, Kaupapa Māori, Mental Health & Addictions, Stopping Violence

Today

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Description

Maketu Health and Social Services is a kaupapa Māori charitable trust who provides high quality health and social services to Maketu and surrounding communities in the Western Bay of Plenty.

Mauri ora e te iwi, rarau mai ki te Whare Hauora o Maketu.

Services include:

  • Whānau Ora - Mental Health and Addictions support for Adults
    Individually tailored support that assists whānau to reach their goals and aspirations, overcoming any negative barriers.
  • Ahi Ora - Mental Health and Addictions for youth and children
  • Kaumātua Day Programmes
    Group programmes and individual support to assist koroua, kuia to lead active, fulfilling lifestyles.
  • Mate Huka Programme - Support people through Diabetes.
  • Rangatahi Maia - School Holiday Programmes
  • Non Violence Programmes
  • Te Arawa Whānau Ora
  • Family Centred Services
  • Counselling
  • Food Support

Read more about these services below

Staff

  • Rangatahi Maia | Ramona Lidgard
  • Te Arawa Whānau Ora / Pare Tapsell
  • Ahi Ora and Whānau Ora / Nadene Harisunker
  • Non Violence Programme / Susan (Huhana) Smith and Karen Waerea
  • Kaumātua Day Programme | Tepora Ownens and Cath Prince
  • Mate Huka - Ramona Lidgard
  • NVP Administration | Dale Eru
  • Tumuaki | Susan (Huhana) Smith

Ages

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Please call us on (07) 533 2551 to talk to one of our caring and non-judgemental kaimahi.
Email: admin@maketuhaauora.org.nz
Web:  www.maketuhauora.co.nz

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Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Fees and Charges Description

No charges apply

Hours

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Tue 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wed 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Thu – Fri 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (28 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (18 Apr), Easter Sunday (20 Apr), Easter Monday (21 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (2 Jun), Matariki (20 Jun).

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Programmes

Ahi Ora

The Ahi Ora programme aims to reduce rangatahi substance abuse by focusing and supporting the strengths of individuals to reviatalise their wellbeing and resilience. This programme is available to youth and adolescents aged between the ages of 10-24 years who are exposed to or in the early stages of developing drug and alcohol problems. The programme provides awareness around substance abuse and draws inspiration from the legends of Maui. Participants will explore and learn to harness the positive energies within themselves to better identify who they are and where they want to be, creating an optimistic future for the individual. Benefits: One on One Mentoring, Cultural Development, Personal Development, Drug and Alcohol Education

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD)

Regions

Lakes, Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

This programme is available to youth and adolescents aged between the ages of 10-24 years who are exposed to or in the early stages of developing drug and alcohol problems.

Referrals can be made by whānau, schools, social workers and other health professionals.

Description

The Ahi Ora programme aims to reduce rangatahi substance abuse by focusing and supporting the strengths of individuals to reviatalise their wellbeing and resilience.

This programme is available to youth and adolescents aged between the ages of 10-24 years who are exposed to or in the early stages of developing drug and alcohol problems.

The programme provides awareness around substance abuse and draws inspiration from the legends of Maui. Participants will explore and learn to harness the positive energies within themselves to better identify who they are and where they want to be, creating an optimistic future for the individual.

Benefits: One on One Mentoring, Cultural Development, Personal Development, Drug and Alcohol Education

Whānau Ora

Whānau Ora is a kaupapa Māori mental health and support service for adults and their whānau who are living independently within the community. Whānau Ora is a strength based approach that places whānau at the centre of service delivery. The service works holistically alongside individuals and their whānau to identify their goals and aspirations within the overall aim of leading healthy, self-sufficient lifestyles as a collective. Benefits: Confidential Support Service, One on One Mentoring, Advocacy and Support, Collaboration with External Agencies

Programme Areas

Mental health, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Lakes, Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

This is an open service for adults aged 18 years + and their whānau.

Referrals can be made by self-referral, your whānau or other health professionals.

Description

Whānau Ora is a kaupapa Māori mental health and support service for adults and their whānau who are living independently within the community.

Whānau Ora is a strength based approach that places whānau at the centre of service delivery. The service works holistically alongside individuals and their whānau to identify their goals and aspirations within the overall aim of leading healthy, self-sufficient lifestyles as a collective.

Benefits: Confidential Support Service, One on One Mentoring, Advocacy and Support, Collaboration with External Agencies

Services Provided

Abuse and violence support

He Waa Me Te Waa No Nga Wahine is an Adult Safety Programme which promotes the protection of wahine subjected to domestic violence. The programme aims to build resilience within wahine to overcome and address the effects that domestic violence has on themselves and their tamariki. Wahine are encouraged to develop and maintain safety strategies for their whānau, strengthen their networks and broaden their choices with the hope of leading a violence free lifestyle. Benefits: Individual / Group Sessions, Safety Planning, Behaviour Mapping, Support Network

  • Care and protection
  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information and support
  • Victim support

He Waa Me Te Waa No Nga Wahine is an Adult Safety Programme which promotes the protection of wahine subjected to domestic violence. The programme aims to build resilience within wahine to overcome and address the effects that domestic violence has on themselves and their tamariki. Wahine are encouraged to develop and maintain safety strategies for their whānau, strengthen their networks and broaden their choices with the hope of leading a violence free lifestyle.

Benefits: Individual / Group Sessions, Safety Planning, Behaviour Mapping, Support Network

Stopping violence services

He Waa Me Te Waa Mo Nga Tane is a 17 session tikanga based mens programme aimed at ending domestic violence offending. The programme aims to increase the understanding of domestic violence and encourages participants to explore and practice violence free behaviour for the safety of themselves, their whānau and their community. Benefits: Whakawhanaungatanga, Assessment, Non-Violence Education, Group Sessions, Safety Planning, Behaviour Mapping.

He Waa Me Te Waa Mo Nga Tāne is a 17 session tikanga based mens programme aimed at ending domestic violence offending. The programme aims to increase the understanding of domestic violence and encourages participants to explore and practice violence free behaviour for the safety of themselves, their whānau and their community.

Benefits: Whakawhanaungatanga, Assessment, Non-Violence Education, Group Sessions, Safety Planning, Behaviour Mapping.

Kaupapa Māori
Pregnancy and parenting

Parenting education

  • Parenting education
Social work
Budgeting and help with debt
Employment support
Community nursing

The Mate Huka service is a community based kaupapa Māori diabetes programme for Type 1 and 2 diabetics and their whānau. The service aims to educate, inform and support tangata whaiora and their whānau in the management of their condition. Tangata whaiora recieve regular visits, access to clinics and numerous education sessions to raise their awareness around the challenges they may face and encourage healthy wellbeing. Benefits: Regular Monitoring, Blood Glucose Checks, Blood Pressure Checks, Podiatry, Mirimiri, Education, Resources.

  • Diabetes self management
  • Self management support

The Mate Huka service is a community based kaupapa Māori diabetes programme for Type 1 and 2 diabetics and their whānau.

The service aims to educate, inform and support tangata whaiora and their whānau in the management of their condition. Tangata whaiora recieve regular visits, access to clinics and numerous education sessions to raise their awareness around the challenges they may face and encourage healthy wellbeing.

Benefits: Regular Monitoring, Blood Glucose Checks, Blood Pressure Checks, Podiatry, Mirimiri, Education, Resources.

Family / whānau support

The Te Arawa Whānau Ora services is a support service which assists whānau to achieve and succeed in their goals whilst developing skills to lead independent and healthy lifestyles. A Paearahi (Navigator) works alongside whānau to develop a Whānau Plan which assists to identify their individual strengths and skills to achieve their goals and aspirations. The following areas are concentrated on to assist whānau to achieve their goals: finances, culture, employment, relationships, sports, health, addictions, justice, pro-social interaction.

The Te Arawa Whānau Ora services is a support service which assists whānau to achieve and succeed in their goals whilst developing skills to lead independent and healthy lifestyles.

A Paearahi (Navigator) works alongside whānau to develop a Whānau Plan which assists to identify their individual strengths and skills to achieve their goals and aspirations.

The following areas are concentrated on to assist whānau to achieve their goals: finances, culture, employment, relationships, sports, health, addictions, justice, pro-social interaction.

Injury support services

Foot care, Self management

  • Foot care
  • Self management
Social and group activities

The Kaumātua Day Programme is an enjoyable lifestyle and recreational day programme for Koroua and Kuia, run weekly on a Tuesday and Thursday. The Kaumātua Day Programme provides activities, education sessions and advice to Kaumātua with the aim of improving overall wellbeing and leading healthier lifestyles.

The Kaumātua Day Programme is an enjoyable lifestyle and recreational day programme for Koroua and Kuia, run weekly on a Tuesday and Thursday.

The Kaumātua Day Programme provides activities, education sessions and advice to Kaumātua with the aim of improving overall wellbeing and leading healthier lifestyles.

Wellness / healthy lifestyle
Whānau Ora

Kaupapa Māori

  • Kaupapa Māori
Youth mentoring / development

Rangatahi Maia is our youth development service where young people in Maketu can participate in organised, safe and fun activities that see them engaged with and valued by their community. The programme aims to work alongside rangatahi, identifying their needs and providing them with therapeutic after-school and holiday programmes that reduce and minimise any at risk behaviours they may develop. Services include: After School Programmes, Community Youth Events, School Holiday Programmes

Rangatahi Maia is our youth development service where young people in Maketu can participate in organised, safe and fun activities that see them engaged with and valued by their community.

The programme aims to work alongside rangatahi, identifying their needs and providing them with therapeutic after-school and holiday programmes that reduce and minimise any at risk behaviours they may develop.

Services include: After School Programmes, Community Youth Events, School Holiday Programmes

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Phone, Speak with women / wahine, Speak with men / tane, Child / Tamariki friendly, LGBTQIA+ friendly

Region

Bay of Plenty, Lakes

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

3 Little Waihi Road
Maketu
Paengaroa 3189

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3 Little Waihi Road
Maketu
Paengaroa 3189

This page was last updated at 10:46AM on March 2, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Maketu Health & Social Services.