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Family Link

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Description

Family Link is based in the beautiful Historic Village in Tauranga. The boundaries of our service are Waihi Beach in the North, Otamarakau in the South and the Kaimai Ranges in the West.

We have two contracts with the Bay of Plenty District Health Board; one to support, educate and advocate for family and whanau who have a family member who is experiencing mental unwellness and/or addiction, the other contract is supporting children, adolescents and youth who have a parent or family and whanau member with mental unwellness and/or addiction. (Supporting Parents Healthy Children - SPHC.)

Check out our Website. (Familylink.co.nz)

Family Link also has a free library, booklets and pamphlets available.

Families are important. We encourage family members to contact us, and/or for services to refer families and whanau to Family Link for support, education and advocacy. 

Programmes

Family and Whanau Fieldworker Service

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Families are important. We encourage family members to contact us, and/or for services to refer families and whanau to Family Link for support, education and advocacy. Referrals to our services…

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Description

We have two Family and Whanau Fieldworkers who provide support, education and advocacy. Confidentiality is guaranteed and the Fieldworkers are available to meet with you either at our offices at…

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Support Zone

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Community based support - mental health

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Child, Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals to our services can be made by anyone including:

  • Self referrals
  • Hospital services
  • Community services
  • Doctors
  • Schools

Give us a call on: 07 5771457, or fill out a referral…

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Description

Support Zone is available to you in the Western Bay of Plenty.
We will help you learn about what mental illness or addiction is, and how it affects a person…

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Family Support Group

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Families are important. We encourage family members to contact us, and/or for services to refer families and whanau to Family Link for support, education and advocacy. 

Description

Family Link staff facilitate a Support Group for family members from 1pm to 3pm on the third Thursday of each month from February to November. The Support group is held…

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Family Connections

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

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

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Give our staff a call if you would like more information on the programme (07 577 1457).

Description

Family Link staff facilitate a twelve week (one evening per week) 'Family Connections' programme for family and whanau who have a loved one experiencing Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). The Family…

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Hours

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Fees

Free Service

Staff

Karen Potter Family and Whanau Fieldworker
Trish Thobis Family and Whanau Fieldworker
Brian Thomas Family Link Trust Manager

Contact Details

  • Ext 1: Karen Potter

    Family and Whanau Fieldworker & Supporting Families Healthy Children Fieldworker

  • Ext 2: Trish Thobis

    Family and Whanau Fieldworker

  • Ext 3: Brian Thomas

    Family Link Trust Manager

17th Avenue West
Tauranga South
Tauranga
Bay Of Plenty 3112

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Street Address

17th Avenue West
Tauranga South
Tauranga
Bay Of Plenty 3112

Postal Address

PO Box 15244
Tauranga

This page was last updated at 1:34PM on May 7, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Family Link.