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ACROSS

Mental Health & Addictions Service, Social

Today

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

ACROSS is an Anglican and Catholic social service - our aim is to support the wellbeing of children and their families in our community.

ACROSS prides itself on its special character which includes responding in a caring and compassionate way to the needs of those in the community requiring immediate and/or long term support.

Charges

We gladly appreciate koha (not compulsory)

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Thu 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri 9:00 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).

Languages Spoken

English

Programmes

Triple P Positive Parenting Program

Triple P suggests simple routines and small changes that can make a big difference to your family. It helps you understand the way your family works and uses the things you already say, think, feel and do in new ways that: Create a stable, supportive and harmonious family Encourage behaviour you like Deal positively, consistently and decisively with problem behaviour Build positive relationships with your children Plan ahead to avoid or manage potentially difficult situations Take care of yourself as a parent While Triple P is almost always successful in improving child behaviour problems, more than half its emphasis is on developing positive attitudes, skills and behaviour. This helps prevent problems arising and fosters family relationships that encourage children to realize their full potential.Triple P has been developed and scientifically proven over 30 years.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

MidCentral

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from a range of sources including self-referral for our free service

Description

Triple P suggests simple routines and small changes that can make a big difference to your family. It helps you understand the way your family works and uses the things you already say, think, feel and do in new ways that:

  • Create a stable, supportive and harmonious family
  • Encourage behaviour you like
  • Deal positively, consistently and decisively with problem behaviour
  • Build positive relationships with your children
  • Plan ahead to avoid or manage potentially difficult situations
  • Take care of yourself as a parent

While Triple P is almost always successful in improving child behaviour problems, more than half its emphasis is on developing positive attitudes, skills and behaviour. This helps prevent problems arising and fosters family relationships that encourage children to realize their full potential.Triple P has been developed and scientifically proven over 30 years.

Counselling Programmes

Counselling is one of a range of free services that ACROSS provides. Counselling services at ACROSS focus on providing one to one help for individual adults, children and families.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

MidCentral

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Client referrals (including self referrals) come from a range of sources and may be for individual client work or family work.

Description

Counselling is one of a range of free services that ACROSS provides. Counselling services at ACROSS focus on providing one to one help for individual adults, children and families.

Social Work

Social Work involves providing the best possible support to families by: Focusing on assisting families to find lasting solutions to problems they may be facing. Working closely with families to assess the most appropriate support necessary. Ensuring safety and wellbeing of children and young people is put first.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

MidCentral

Age Groups

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

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Client referrals (including self referrals) come from a range of sources and may be for individual client work or family work.

Description

Social Work involves providing the best possible support to families by:

  1. Focusing on assisting families to find lasting solutions to problems they may be facing.
  2. Working closely with families to assess the most appropriate support necessary.
  3. Ensuring safety and wellbeing of children and young people is put first.
Bereaved by Suicide Support Group

The loss of someone through suicide can have a huge ripple effect. This support group endeavours to meet the needs of individuals by providing emotional support to those effected by such a loss. The aims of this group are: To provide an opportunity for people bereaved by suicide to get support along with others who may have had a similar experience. To understand the nature of grief and find ways of coming to terms with the loss of a loved one. To help people maintain personal wellbeing. Why a support group? A support group can provide reassurance that people are not alone in their experience and an opportunity to talk with others who have had the same feelings. This support group is facilitated by a trained Counsellor and is a confidential programme.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support

Regions

MidCentral

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from a range of sources including self-referral

Description

The loss of someone through suicide can have a huge ripple effect. This support group endeavours to meet the needs of individuals by providing emotional support to those effected by such a loss.

The aims of this group are:

  • To provide an opportunity for people bereaved by suicide to get support along with others who may have had a similar experience.
  • To understand the nature of grief and find ways of coming to terms with the loss of a loved one.
  • To help people maintain personal wellbeing.

Why a support group?

  • A support group can provide reassurance that people are not alone in their experience and an opportunity to talk with others who have had the same feelings.
  • This support group is facilitated by a trained Counsellor and is a confidential programme.

Disability Assistance

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

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Child / Tamariki friendly

Parking

Free parking

Region

MidCentral

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

0800 227 677 (0800 ACROSS)

294A Church Street
Palmerston North
Manawatu-Wanganui 4410

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Street Address

294A Church Street
Palmerston North
Manawatu-Wanganui 4410

Postal Address

P O Box 1140
Palmerston North

This page was last updated at 10:38AM on November 30, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by ACROSS.