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Dayspring Trust

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Description

Dayspring provides mental health support, counselling, and programmes for mothers of children up to school-age.

Dayspring is a registered charitable trust.  As a community organisation we provide services that support and positively influence the pathways for women and their families/whānau. The wellbeing of the mother means families can flourish and grow and ultimately affects the health of the communities we live in. Please see our Mental Health services below or for our full range of services, including Parenting Programmes, please see the Dayspring website.

Ages

Adult / Pakeke

How do I access this service?

Referral

Hours

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 3:00 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), Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan).

Languages Spoken

English

Programmes

Maternal Mental Health Community Support Service

Dayspring maternal mental health community support service provides professional support for women and their babies/young children who have experienced severe postnatal depression or are living with an existing mental health issue. We provide: Support to mothers to build capacity and maintain wellness Assistance in finding the right support networks Connection and Support groups for mothers Strengths-based approach in working with mothers Goal setting and personal plans Ensure most effective care by working alongside health professionals Life Skill Courses (i.e budgeting, nutrition, cooking, sewing, exercise and mindfulness) Creche for the mothers who attend Dayspring programmes Advocacy (i.e WINZ, Housing, Corrections, Court, Health related matters) Assistance with access to other services as needed (ie pre-employment training)

Programme Areas

Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions

Programme Type

Maternal mental health - community support

Regions

North Auckland, West Auckland

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Who can receive our service?

  • Waitemata DHB residents ( Waitakere and North Shore Cities)
  • People receiving clinical services from the Waitemata DHB Adult and Maternal Mental Services or Primary Care
  • Women from the age 18+

Access
Referral to our service can be made by: self or family/whānau, LMC's, Maternal Mental Health, WDHB clinical services or Primary Care

Call: 09 827 6321, Fax: 09 827 6322 or Email: admin@dayspring.org.nz
Location: 2 Seabrook Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland 

Description

Dayspring maternal mental health community support service provides professional support for women and their babies/young children who have experienced severe postnatal depression or are living with an existing mental health issue.

We provide:

  • Support to mothers to build capacity and maintain wellness
  • Assistance in finding the right support networks
  • Connection and Support groups for mothers
  • Strengths-based approach in working with mothers
  • Goal setting and personal plans
  • Ensure most effective care by working alongside health professionals 
  • Life Skill Courses (i.e budgeting, nutrition, cooking, sewing, exercise and mindfulness)
  • Creche for the mothers who attend Dayspring programmes
  • Advocacy (i.e WINZ, Housing, Corrections, Court, Health related matters)
  • Assistance with access to other services as needed (ie pre-employment training)
Care Centre

Dayspring Care Centre is where recovery based group activities occur for mothers who experience mental health issues to find support and friendship. Dayspring Care Centre opens every Tuesday-Friday during school terms, providing a range of parenting support, psycho-education and life skills programmes. Our on-site crèche enables parents and caregivers to attend our programmes while we care for their baby/child nearby. There is a small fee for using the Creche.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Maternal mental health - community support

Regions

North Auckland, West Auckland

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals are by Community mental health teams, Community Support Work Service Teams, Oranga Tamariki, CADS Parenting and Parental Services, and similar like minded organisations.

Description

Dayspring Care Centre is where recovery based group activities occur for mothers who experience mental health issues to find support and friendship.

Dayspring Care Centre opens every Tuesday-Friday during school terms, providing a range of parenting support, psycho-education and life skills programmes.

Our on-site crèche enables parents and caregivers to attend our programmes while we care for their baby/child nearby. There is a small fee for using the Creche.

Counselling Service

Our counsellors work with people using a number of modalities such as narrative therapy, drawing therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and dialectical behavioural therapy, incorporating all aspects of a person's wellbeing, body, mind and spirit. Our counselling services cover anxiety, depression, divorce, PTSD, psychological and mental abuse, grief and loss, relationships, physical and sexual abuse.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions

Programme Type

Maternal mental health - community support

Regions

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

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access can be self/whānau or via Community mental health teams, Maternal Mental Health Team, self/family/whānau, Oranga Tamariki, CADS Parenting and Pregnancy Services and community organisations

Call: 09 827 6321 or Email: admin@dayspring.org.nz
Location: 2 Seabrook Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland

Description

Our counsellors work with people using a number of modalities such as narrative therapy, drawing therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and dialectical behavioural therapy, incorporating all aspects of a person's wellbeing, body, mind and spirit.

Our counselling services cover anxiety, depression, divorce, PTSD, psychological and mental abuse, grief and loss, relationships, physical and sexual abuse. 

Secure Beginnings therapy (Circle of Security - Intensive)

Secure Beginnings is a 14 to 20 week individualised programme designed to support a parent to recognise the strengths and struggles in their attachment relationship with their infants and pre-school aged children. After completing a comprehensive assessment, parents will be supported by a specialist in their home, using video feedback, to strengthen their ability to observe and reflect on their care-giving capacity. The programme offers parents an easy formula which they can use as a ‘map’ to recognise and respond to their child’s emotional needs.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions

Programme Type

Maternal mental health - community support

Regions

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

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Who can receive our service?
Secure Beginnings is suitable for any parent with infants and pre-school aged children, who may be interested in understanding and improving their relationship with their children or may be struggling with managing challenging behaviours.

Secure Beginnings will accept referrals that have been identified as appropriate by another service.

Access
Referrals can be made to Secure Beginnings via Dayspring Trust 

Dayspring Trust
Call:
09 827 6321, Fax: 09 827 6322 or Email: admin@dayspring.org.nz

Description

Secure Beginnings is a 14 to 20 week individualised programme designed to support a parent to recognise the strengths and struggles in their attachment relationship with their infants and pre-school aged children.

After completing a comprehensive assessment, parents will be supported by a specialist in their home, using video feedback, to strengthen their ability to observe and reflect on their care-giving capacity. The programme offers parents an easy formula which they can use as a ‘map’ to recognise and respond to their child’s emotional needs. 

Circle of Security - Parenting programme

Circle of Security - Parenting programme is designed to help parents/caregivers to strengthen their relationship with their child(ren). This is an 8-week programme (during school terms) that runs for 2 hours and covers topics such as: understanding your child's emotional world, supporting your child's ability to manage emotions, enhancing the development of child's self-esteem, and honouring the desire for all children to feel secure.

Regions

East Auckland, North Auckland, West Auckland, Central Auckland

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Circle of Security - Parenting is suitable for any parent with children, who may be interested in understanding and improving their relationship with their children or may be struggling with managing challenging behaviours.

Access
Access can be self/whānau or via Community mental health teams, Maternal Mental Health Team, self/family/whānau, Oranga Tamariki, CADS Parenting and Pregnancy Services and community organisations

Dayspring Trust
Call: 
09 827 6321, Fax: 09 827 6322 or Email: admin@dayspring.org.nz

Description

Circle of Security - Parenting programme is designed to help parents/caregivers to strengthen their relationship with their child(ren).

This is an 8-week programme (during school terms) that runs for 2 hours and covers topics such as: understanding your child's emotional world, supporting your child's ability to manage emotions, enhancing the development of child's self-esteem, and honouring the desire for all children to feel secure.

Additional Details

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

Public Transport

Nearby bus stops
Approx 10min walk from New Lynn train station

Parking

Free on-site parking available

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

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Postal Address

PO Box 20269
Glen Eden
Auckland 0641

This page was last updated at 11:04AM on November 30, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Dayspring Trust.