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Asian Family Services

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Description

Asian Family Services provides free, professional, confidential, nationwide face-to-face or telephone support to Asians living in New Zealand.

Asian Family Services is part of the PGF Group (formerly Problem Gambling Foundation).

Programmes

Telephone Support - Asian Helpline 0800 862 342

Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Mental health, Addictions - other

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - gambling, Helpline / self-help - mental health

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral

Referral Process

Call 0800 862 342

Helpline operates Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 8:00PM

Description

Asian Family Services (AFS) provides free, professional, confidential, nationwide telephone support to Asians living in New Zealand.

These services are offered in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese, Thai and…

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Counselling for Gambling

Programme Areas

Addictions - other

Programme Type

Community based support - gambling

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Call 0800 862 342 or click here if you would like to refer yourself or someone else to Asian Family Services.

Description

Asian Family Services is contracted by the Ministry of Health only to provide support for gamblers, family members and anybody who is negatively affected by someone else’s problem gambling in…

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Asian Group Workshops & Programmes

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - other

Programme Type

Community based support - gambling, Venue exclusion for problem gamblers, Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Community based support - mental health, Refugee / migrant

Regions

Wellington, North Auckland, East Auckland, Central Auckland, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Call 0800 862 342 or click here if you would like to refer yourself or someone else to Asian Family Services.

Description

Asian Family Services provides tailor-made workshops and programmes for Asian groups within the community. These programmes and workshops have been developed to respond to the demands and requests from migrant…

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Counselling (Non-gambling)

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health, Refugee / migrant

Regions

Wellington, North Auckland, East Auckland, Central Auckland, Waikato, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Call 0800 862 342 or click here if you would like to refer yourself or someone else to Asian Family Services.

Description

Asian Family Services understand that most migrant families from Asian countries experience a high level of stress in their migration process because of the lack of language proficiency and a…

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Mutli Venue Exclusion

Programme Areas

Addictions - other

Programme Type

Venue exclusion for problem gamblers

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral

Referral Process

Call 0800 862 342 or click here if you would like to refer yourself to Asian Family Services.

Description

Our organisation can act on behalf of a gambler to request that a gambling provider prevents a gambler from entering a particular gambling venue.

Hours

9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Above are our Helpline hours (0800 862 342) 

Office hours
Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Languages Spoken

Cantonese, English, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Thai, Vietnamese

Fees

No fees apply for gambling related services.

Fees may vary depending on services provide for non-gambling counselling.

Staff

Currently AFS has 15 staff in Auckland and 2 staff in Wellington.

All staff are trained counsellors, social workers and health promoters.

Public Transport

If you want to come to our office by bus, please click here to search for the bus near to you

Contact Details

Online referrals

Level 1
128 Khyber Pass Road
Grafton
Auckland 1023

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Street Address

Level 1
128 Khyber Pass Road
Grafton
Auckland 1023

Postal Address

PO Box 8021
Symonds Street
Auckland 1150

This page was last updated at 10:55AM on April 9, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Asian Family Services.