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Description

Skylight’s services and programmes are built on trauma informed practice, with a focus on building resilience. Skylight delivers counselling and support services directly to tamariki, rangatahi, and their whānau. Counsellors provide face to face counselling in many parts of Aotearoa and online counselling is available anywhere, at a time to suit.

We can assist in a variety of ways with information appropriate for your situation. You are welcome to visit our Wellington office or contact us via email to receive free information or an e-support pack. 

Ages

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

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Please contact us for non judgemental advice and support.

Referral

Walk in

Website / App

Charges

Some programmes and groups are free. 

Counselling is usually charged at $130 (plus GST) per session. There are some options for funded or subsidised counselling, please contact us for more information.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Fees apply

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (29 Mar), Easter Sunday (31 Mar), Easter Monday (1 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Wellington Anniversary (20 Jan), Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan).

Services Provided

Support groups and programmes

Skylight also offers a variety of support groups and programmes for people facing tough times including: Waves - an eight week programme supporting adults who have been bereaved by suicide. Heart Song - a support group in Wellington for parents who have been bereaved by the loss of a child of any age. Parenting Through Separation - an information course for parents who have separated or are contemplating separation Travellers - an eight week, in school-based programme for young people to build resilience in changing times.

Service types: Education and training, Family / whānau support, Information & support, Pregnancy and parenting, Parent wellbeing, Parenting education, Whānau support, Youth mentoring / development, Advocacy.

Skylight also offers a variety of support groups and programmes for people facing tough times including:

  • Waves - an eight week programme supporting adults who have been bereaved by suicide. 
  • Heart Song - a support group in Wellington for parents who have been bereaved by the loss of a child of any age.
  • Parenting Through Separation - an information course for parents who have separated or are contemplating separation
  • Travellers - an eight week, in school-based programme for young people to build resilience in changing times.
Abuse and violence support

Information and support

  • Information and support

Additional Details

Child / Tamariki friendly, LGBTQIA+ friendly

Region

Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Central Auckland, Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, East Auckland, Hawkes Bay, Hutt, Lakes, MidCentral, Nelson Marlborough, North Auckland, Northland, South Auckland, South Canterbury, Southland, Tairāwhiti, Taranaki, Waikato, Wairarapa, Waitaki, Wellington, West Auckland, West Coast, Whanganui

Contact Details

0800 299 100 or (04) 939 6767

Level 3
5-7 Vivian Street
Te Aro
Wellington 6011

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Street Address

Level 3
5-7 Vivian Street
Te Aro
Wellington 6011

Postal Address

PO Box 7309
Newtown
Wellington 6242
New Zealand

This page was last updated at 10:25AM on December 4, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Skylight Trust.