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Atareira

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Description

Atareira are leaders in modelling and promoting mental health recovery through partnership services with families, service-users and their communities.

Atareira’s main office is located in Porirua, with satellite offices in Wellington City and Lower Hutt.  Our mobile workers cover all regions throughout the Wellington catchment area.  

Atareira offers a number of services including Family Whānau support, short term housing, Children Understanding Mental Health programmes, anxiety management programme and support groups. Contact us for more information.

Programmes

Family Whānau Support Service

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Wellington, Hutt

Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Self referrals are accepted.  With the person's consent, you can make a referral for someone else.  There is no referral form to fill out, simply contact us with the details…

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Description

Family and whānau need access to services that support and enhance their wellbeing.  Our service can recognise and build on the resilience of the family/whānau, understand and affirm their experience…

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Transitional Housing

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Residential support

Regions

Wellington

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Self-referrals are accepted as well as referrals from support services.

  • You can contact us to find out more information about our service, and to discuss a referral

  • You are required…

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Description

Atareira Transitional Housing has been responding to the needs of homeless people in Wellington since 2003.  We offer two houses which provide emergency accommodation for individuals for up to 12…

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Family/Whānau Support Groups

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Wellington, Hutt

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Click here to see the support groups running in your area.

Description

Our Support Groups are for family, whānau and friends of people experiencing mental health and/or addiction issues and are facilitated by the family/whānau worker in each area.  Groups meet regularly…

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Children Understanding Mental Health

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Wellington

Age Groups

Child / tamariki

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Contact us for more information about this programme.

Once we receive your referral, we will make a time to meet with parents/caregivers  to talk about the needs of each child.…

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Description

Children Understanding Mental Health is a free programme for children aged 8 to 12 who have a member of their family or whānau experiencing mental health and/or addiction challenges.

This…

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Anxiety Management Programmes

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health

Regions

Wellington, Hutt

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Please contact us to find out more about our next programme.

Description

We run 8-week group programmes focused on anxiety management. Each programme typically runs a 2.5 hour group once a week for the 8 weeks.

Programmes run regularly across the Wellington…

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Charges

Our services are free because they are funded by Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast DHBs.

Hours

 Family/Whānau Support Service     Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm 
 Easy Access Housing  Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm
 Family/Whānau Support Groups See here for group times

Christmas: Closed 29 Dec — 31 Dec.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 3:28PM on November 11, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Atareira.