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Oasis Network Inc

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Description

We are a not-for-profit community mental health support service that provides Peer Support, Advocacy and Education to people who live or work in the Hutt Valley, who self-identify as having experience of mental distress and/or illness.

We also offer transitional housing to single males and females who either have no mental illness or low to medium levels of mental illness.

Ages

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Anyone can access

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free, Fees apply

Fees and Charges Description

No fees apply for our mental health services and groups.
For our transitional housing, board is set at $109 per week and covers electricity, wifi, Sky TV subscription and general consumables such as laundry powder and washing liquid.

Hours

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tue 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Wed – Thu 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fri 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (28 Oct), Wellington Anniversary (20 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (18 Apr), Easter Sunday (20 Apr), Easter Monday (21 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (2 Jun), Matariki (20 Jun).

Languages Spoken

English

Programmes

Peer Education

Educational workshops and training are available for our members and people who use our services.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer support (AOD), Community / social support (AOD), Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Hutt

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Our training calendar is included in our monthly newsletter. If you would like to receive the newsletter please contact us and let us know if you want it by email or if you will pick it up when you come in to Oasis.

Contact (04) 566 1601 for more information.

Description

Educational workshops and training are available for our members and people who use our services.

Advocacy

Our Lower Hutt Oasis Network Client Advocates have extensive experience in the social service sector. They have a wealth of knowledge about your rights and how to support you to resolve any issue you may be experiencing. Our client advocates can support you with: Mental health care Work and Income appointments Housing needs Alcohol and drug issues Child, Youth and Family interaction Or anyone else you may seek assistance with. Client advocates are available to speak on your behalf, or support you in decisions you make to help yourself.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer support (AOD), Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD), Residential support

Regions

Hutt

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

For more information on our Advocacy services, call (04) 589 5897

Description

Our Lower Hutt Oasis Network Client Advocates have extensive experience in the social service sector. They have a wealth of knowledge about your rights and how to support you to resolve any issue you may be experiencing.

Our client advocates can support you with:

  • Mental health care
  • Work and Income appointments
  • Housing needs
  • Alcohol and drug issues
  • Child, Youth and Family interaction
  • Or anyone else you may seek assistance with.

Client advocates are available to speak on your behalf, or support you in decisions you make to help yourself.

Client Support

What is Intentional Client Support? It is all about conversation We listen to and value your stories (personal journey) We are fully present to your issues and concerns We share our story of recovery to help you achieve yours We support you in developing strategies or steps forward We provide quality information and positive empowerment to build connections We have no pre-determined outcomes or expectations We respect your individual ethnic, cultural and spiritual perspective Our Client Peer Workers have a lived experience of mental illness or addiction and are here to support your recovery and help you achieve your goals. Support is always available in group conversations in our lounge, or in an individual private session

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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

Regions

Hutt

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

For more information on our Client Support services, call (04) 566 1601

Description

What is Intentional Client Support?

It is all about conversation

  • We listen to and value your stories (personal journey)
  • We are fully present to your issues and concerns
  • We share our story of recovery to help you achieve yours
  • We support you in developing strategies or steps forward
  • We provide quality information and positive empowerment to build connections
  • We have no pre-determined outcomes or expectations
  • We respect your individual ethnic, cultural and spiritual perspective

Our Client Peer Workers have a lived experience of mental illness or addiction and are here to support your recovery and help you achieve your goals.

Support is always available in group conversations in our lounge, or in an individual private session

Support Groups

Oasis Network Inc facilitates various support groups throughout the week. The Men’s Support Group runs on Thursdays (10am-12pm). The group is for men with a lived experience of mental distress/illness. The group provides a strong community experience to empower individual men to take the lead in their lives and succeed. The Women's Support Group runs on Wednesdays (10am-12pm) and is facilitated by a peer support worker and explores topic of wellbeing and recovery from the perspectives of women in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our Realities Group is at 11am on Fridays. Talk over your different ways of looking at realities. This can be voices or other sensory differences, spiritual experiences or ideas that others don't have. Lunch is provided at 1pm for group attendees. Karen runs our Craft Group on a Monday morning. Come along and get those creative juices flowing. We are pleased to have been in partnership with SuperGrans for a number of years now. Elaine takes our Cooking Class intergrating ingredients received from Kaibosh showing participants what can be achieved with many everyday items. Group size limited to 5.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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

Regions

Hutt

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

For more information on Support Groups see our latest newsletter available on our website.
You can also call us on (04) 566 1601.

Description

Oasis Network Inc facilitates various support groups throughout the week.

The Men’s Support Group runs on Thursdays (10am-12pm). The group is for men with a lived experience of mental distress/illness. The group provides a strong community experience to empower individual men to take the lead in their lives and succeed.

The Women's Support Group runs on Wednesdays (10am-12pm) and is facilitated by a peer support worker and explores topic of wellbeing and recovery from the perspectives of women in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Our Realities Group is at 11am on Fridays.  Talk over your different ways of looking at realities.  This can be voices or other sensory differences, spiritual experiences or ideas that others don't have.  Lunch is provided at 1pm for group attendees.

Karen runs our Craft Group on a Monday morning.  Come along and get those creative juices flowing. 

We are pleased to have been in partnership with SuperGrans for a number of years now.  Elaine takes our Cooking Class intergrating ingredients received from Kaibosh showing participants what can be achieved with many everyday items.  Group size limited to 5.

Transitional Housing

Who can be a resident? Single men and women who: Do not have high level offending, mental health or addiction issues Are experiencing (or about to experience) homelessness Are committed to finding permanent housing Do not require supported accommodation Can co-exist with others Have no serious physical impairments as there is no lift access The Hillary Court facility is a newly renovated complex in central Naenae. Facilities include: Fifteen fully furnished single rooms Large open dining / living spaces on each floor Large flat screen TV in each living space Fully equipped kitchen Showers and toilets on each floor Laundry facilities on each floor The Fergusson Drive property is a nine bedroom property in Clouston Park, Upper Hutt. Facilities include: Three fully furnished double rooms upstairs and six fully furnished rooms on the ground floor Open dining/living spaces on each floor Large flat screen TV in each living space with Sky TV A fully equipped kitchen upstairs and a kitchenette downstairs Showers and toilets on each floor Laundry facilities on the ground floor

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Residential support

Regions

Hutt

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Applicants should approach MSD to apply for transitional housing.  If you have been in contact with one of our Housing Co-ordinators and are aware of a vacant room you can request that MSD make a referral to us.

Do not hesitate to call us to check on room availability or if you have any further questions.

For more information on Transitional Housing, call 027 555 0972 or 027 555 0225 or email coordinator@oasisnetwork.org.nz.

Description

Who can be a resident?

Single men and women who:

  • Do not have high level offending, mental health or addiction issues
  • Are experiencing (or about to experience) homelessness
  • Are committed to finding permanent housing
  • Do not require supported accommodation
  • Can co-exist with others
  • Have no serious physical impairments as there is no lift access

 

The Hillary Court facility is a newly renovated complex in central Naenae.
Facilities include:

  • Fifteen fully furnished single rooms
  • Large open dining / living spaces on each floor
  • Large flat screen TV in each living space
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Showers and toilets on each floor
  • Laundry facilities on each floor

The Fergusson Drive property is a nine bedroom property in Clouston Park, Upper Hutt.
Facilities include:

  • Three fully furnished double rooms upstairs and six fully furnished rooms on the ground floor
  • Open dining/living spaces on each floor
  • Large flat screen TV in each living space with Sky TV
  • A fully equipped kitchen upstairs and a kitchenette downstairs
  • Showers and toilets on each floor
  • Laundry facilities on the ground floor

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access, Assistance to move around, Support to make decisions

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Phone, Speak with women / wahine, Speak with men / tane

Public Transport

Bus services available throughout the Hutt region.

Parking

Hutt City Council parking available.

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

New address from 03 August 2020:
Office 4
Level 1
40-44 Bloomfield Terrace
Hutt Central
Lower Hutt 5010

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Street Address

New address from 03 August 2020:
Office 4
Level 1
40-44 Bloomfield Terrace
Hutt Central
Lower Hutt 5010

Postal Address

PO Box 31037
Lower Hutt 5040

This page was last updated at 1:36PM on April 5, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Oasis Network Inc.