Independent Living Choices Ltd
Mental Health & Addictions Service
Service delivery during COVID-19
|Alert Level||Service Delivery|
Independent Living Choices aims to provide assistance with finding affordable, independent housing and practical support around managing a tenancy in the Taupo/Turangi and Mangakino areas.
Housing & Accommodation Support
- Programme Areas
Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol
- Programme Type
Community / social support (AOD), Community based support - mental health, Advocacy / group / family whanau support (AOD)
- Age Groups
- Referral Types
DHB clinical services
The service is available for clients of the Community Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Taupo/Turangi and Mangakino areas.
Independent Living Choices aims to provide assistance with finding affordable, independent housing and practical support around managing a tenancy in the Taupo/Turangi and Mangakino areas. They also have other accommodation options for short or longer periods however this depends on room/unit availability at the time of referral.
They assist with accessing benefit entitlements for rent and bond advances, budgeting advice, assistance with setting up rental and power payments, and accessing furniture and household goods should this be necessary. They will also liaise with landlords around any tenancy issues, including mediation and dispute resolution. Independent Living Choices provides a stepping stone for service users to participate in their community of choice and reach their full independence over time. Their focus is on recovery and the ability to create opportunities for oneself, direction and hope. They aim to deliver client focused, culturally appropriate, responsive services.
They shall draw upon the expertise of other services/agencies, clinicians, key workers when and if required.
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 5:00 PM|
No fees apply
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This page was last updated at 9:54AM on May 11, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Independent Living Choices Ltd.