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Te Whai Community Trust

Social Service, Mental Health & Addictions, Kaupapa Māori

Today

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Description

Te Whai Community Trust Mangawhai works in partnership, creating opportunities for improving safety and wellbeing and promoting independence of all the people in the wider Mangawhai community. We offer a variety of social services with a focus on those who are vulnerable, isolated and have needs that are not presently being met by the limited social services available in the Mangawhai area.

Ages

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

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Anyone can access, Referral, Walk in, Make an appointment, No appointment required, Home visit provider, Whānau bubbles

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free, Fees apply

Hours

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Services Provided

Wellbeing and Social Services

Our services include free strengths-based family/whānau service for children, young people and families facing complex challenges, pilot youth programmes, specialist support for children with developmental delay, empowerment support group for women. Anyone can refer or ask for wrap-around support, goal setting and action plans drawing on strengths within the family/whanau supported by community volunteers and relevant professional services such as counselling, healthcare, justice, budgeting, life coaching. Contact the Wellbeing Team on 021 0247 8003, or use our online referral form or email wellbeing@tewhaicommunitytrust.co.nz

Our services include free strengths-based family/whānau service for children, young people and families facing complex challenges, pilot youth programmes, specialist support for children with developmental delay, empowerment support group for women.

Anyone can refer or ask for wrap-around support, goal setting and action plans drawing on strengths within the family/whānau supported by community volunteers and relevant professional services such as counselling, healthcare, justice, budgeting, life coaching.

Contact the Wellbeing Team on 021 0247 8003, or use our online referral form or email 

Family / whānau support

Te Whai Sages - Senior & Whānau Support is a free in-home volunteer-based service that can provide companionship, advocacy and support for our seniors and families with young children in the Mangawhai area, particularly those who aren't independently mobile, and experiencing social isolation and loneliness. Clients can enjoy conversation, outings, games, a break to catch up on sleep, shopping, meal prep, and companionship.

Te Whai Sages - Senior & Whānau Support is a free in-home volunteer-based service that can provide companionship, advocacy and support for our seniors and families with young children in the Mangawhai area, particularly those who aren't independently mobile, and experiencing social isolation and loneliness. Clients can enjoy conversation, outings, games, a break to catch up on sleep, shopping, meal prep, and companionship.

Food support

Aroha Food Baskets - anyone in the Mangawhai community that is in need of a food parcel, please contact us on 027 220 0889 Aroha Food Baskets - anyone in the Mangawhai community that is in need of a food parcel, please contact us on 027 220 0889

Aroha Food Baskets - anyone in the Mangawhai community that is in need of a food parcel, please contact us on 027 220 0889

Te Reo Wānanga - Te Reo lessons

Our Te Reo Māori classes have expanded to meet a growing community demand. We now have 6 fully subscribed classes running weekly. There is a small charge for these classes to cover the cost of our tutors.

Our Te Reo Māori classes have expanded to meet a growing community demand. We now have 6 fully subscribed classes running weekly. There is a small charge for these classes to cover the cost of our tutors.

Counselling

Confidential, non-judgemental counselling is offered in a safe environment with a trained professional. Either face-to-face in our private clinic setting by external providers and private counsellors from the Mangawhai area. Use our online request/referral form to request or discuss options with our Wellbeing team.

Confidential, non-judgemental counselling is offered in a safe environment with a trained professional. Either face-to-face in our private clinic setting by external providers and private counsellors from the Mangawhai area. Use our online request/referral form to request or discuss options with our Wellbeing team.

Budgeting and help with debt

This service is in collaboration with Warkworth Wellsford Budget Service. The clinic offers free, confidential budgeting advice from trained budget advisers. We can assist you with any personal financial problem or query. Your adviser will help you create a plan to get out of debt, save money and start building a future for you and your family. Contact us for bookings.

This service is in collaboration with Warkworth Wellsford Budget Service. The clinic offers free, confidential budgeting advice from trained budget advisers. We can assist you with any personal financial problem or query. Your adviser will help you create a plan to get out of debt, save money and start building a future for you and your family. Contact us for bookings.

Driver Training (Learner to Restricted)

Our Learner License programmes provide a fun, interactive way to learn the road code and prepare for the exam, using games and quizzes and the rode code books in collaboration with the Northland Road Safety Trust, and ACC. The Mentor Driving programme follows and offers practical lessons with community volunteers, contact info@tewhaicommunitytrust.co.nz for more information.

Our Learner License programmes provide a fun, interactive way to learn the road code and prepare for the exam, using games and quizzes and the rode code books in collaboration with the Northland Road Safety Trust, and ACC. The Mentor Driving programme follows and offers practical lessons with community volunteers, contact info@tewhaicommunitytrust.co.nz for more information.

Pregnancy and parenting

• A support group for mothers with children • Courses and support for parents of teens • Parenting courses for primary years and for infant years • Empowerment support group for women

  • Parent wellbeing
  • Young mums
  • Whānau support
  • Parenting education

• A support group for mothers with children
• Courses and support for parents of teens
• Parenting courses for primary years and for infant years
• Empowerment support group for women

Youth mentoring / development

Pilot youth programmes, Specialist support for children with developmental delay

  • Pilot youth programmes
  • Specialist support for children with developmental delay
Te Awatea - Mental Wellbeing and Resilience

10 week course providing knowledge and tools for feeling ok, exploring feelings, understanding anxiety, depression and how our brains work when we’re stressed, ways to reduce stress, connect with others, healthy relationships, self compassion and hope, managing conflict and setting boundaries, gratitude and finding joy. Use our online request/referral form and put wellbeing support and Te Awatea.

10 week course providing knowledge and tools for feeling ok, exploring feelings, understanding anxiety, depression and how our brains work when we’re stressed, ways to reduce stress, connect with others, healthy relationships, self compassion and hope, managing conflict and setting boundaries, gratitude and finding joy.

Use our online request/referral form and put wellbeing support and Te Awatea.

Wellbeing Support Groups & Programmes

Youth and Adult groups are facilitated by our Wellbeing team at various venues in Mangawhai to promote resilience and connection. Contact us for more information.

Youth and Adult groups are facilitated by our Wellbeing team at various venues in Mangawhai to promote resilience and connection. Contact us for more information.

Social work
Advocacy
Education and training
Employment support

A collaboration with Ember Employment brings a service that can help you write a CV, discuss employment options, employer issues, initiating start-up business and getting job ready . Contact us for bookings.

A collaboration with Ember Employment brings a service that can help you write a CV, discuss employment options, employer issues, initiating start-up business and getting job ready . Contact us for bookings.

Sage Call Service

Te Whai Sage Call Service is a volunteer service that provides free friendly phone calls and messages to anyone living in isolation in the Mangawhai area who would like more company. Sage Callers are local caring volunteers that want to support our community. Become a Te Whai Volunteer

Te Whai Sage Call Service is a volunteer service that provides free friendly phone calls and messages to anyone living in isolation in the Mangawhai area who would like more company. Sage Callers are local caring volunteers that want to support our community.

Become a Te Whai Volunteer

Other visiting services to the cottage:

Plunket - First and third Wednesday of the month (by appointment), Mangawhai Playgroups - Tuesdays 9am-12pm (no playgroups during school holidays), Grandparents parenting Grandchildren support group, Citizen's Advice Bureau - first and third Tuesday of the month. By appointment, phone 09 423 7333 and leave a message for Beth or email Beth at wellsford@cab.org.nz, Tamariki Ora Clinic - 10-2pm, third Tuesday of the month, through Te Ha Oranga

  • Plunket - First and third Wednesday of the month (by appointment)
  • Mangawhai Playgroups - Tuesdays 9am-12pm (no playgroups during school holidays)
  • Grandparents parenting Grandchildren support group
  • Citizen's Advice Bureau - first and third Tuesday of the month.  By appointment, phone 09 423 7333 and leave a message for Beth or email Beth at wellsford@cab.org.nz
  • Tamariki Ora Clinic - 10-2pm, third Tuesday of the month, through Te Ha Oranga

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair accessible toilet, Wheelchair access, Mobility parking space, Quiet, low sensory environment, A longer appointment time, Support to make decisions, Assistance to move around, More space to move around

Additional Details

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

Region

Northland

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Rose Madsen Cottage/Te Whai Community House, 73 Moir Street (Mangawhai Domain)
Mangawhai

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Street Address

Rose Madsen Cottage/Te Whai Community House, 73 Moir Street (Mangawhai Domain)
Mangawhai

Postal Address

36 Estuary Drive
Mangawhai Heads 0505

This page was last updated at 2:18PM on June 8, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Whai Community Trust.