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Mental Health & Addictions Service


Family Support Group

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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


Bay of Plenty

Age Groups


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. Referrals to our services can be made by anyone including:

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

Give us a call on: 07 577 1457.


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 in the Seashell Room of the Papamoa Sports and Recreation Grounds Building (off Parton Road). We have guest speakers and time for a chat and cuppa.

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
Bay Of Plenty 3112

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Street Address

17th Avenue West
Tauranga South
Bay Of Plenty 3112

Postal Address

PO Box 15244

This page was last updated at 4:27PM on June 3, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Family Link.