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Emerge Aotearoa

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Programmes

Employment Support

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Supported employment

Regions

Wellington, Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams. However, if you have any questions regarding Creativeworks contact our Christchurch office on (03) 372 1263 or email employmentchch@creativeworks.org.nz or for Worklink contact our Wellington office on (04) 570 5354.

This service is available in Christchurch and Wellington.

Description

Emerge Aotearoa provides support services for clients with mental illness or disabilities to assist with the often difficult transition back into the workplace.

Emerge Aotearoa offers a service known as Creativeworks (in Christchurch) and Worklink (in Wellington)  that is a professional employment service that assists people to find and keep paid employment.  This service is available in Christchurch is free of charge.  

The Creativeworks/Worklink teams offers:

  • A private and confidential service
  • CV development and interview skills training
  •  Help with interpreting employment agreements
  • Support to access transition to work assistance
  • Ongoing support once you have secured a job. 

Contact Details

For more information please contact your nearest Emerge Aotearoa Office

  • Northland

    (09) 470 3530

  • Auckland: National Support Centre

    (09) 265 0255

  • Auckland West

    (09) 839 7301

  • Auckland Central

    (09) 847 9187

  • Hamilton

    (07) 829 4395

  • Rotorua

    (07) 348 4739

  • Tauranga

    (07) 579 9020

  • Midland

    (07) 579 9020

  • Napier

    (06) 843 5119

  • Wellington

    (04) 589 9442

  • Christchurch

    (03) 371 5599

  • West Coast (of the South Island)

    0800 000 029

This page was last updated at 1:51PM on March 29, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Emerge Aotearoa.